Established in 1933, SAM houses a collection of more than 25,000 works of art including modern and ethnic art, 20th Century American paintings by Jacob Lawrence and Mark Tobey, and an appreciable collection of Aboriginal Australian Art. The museum also hosts international exhibits.
The Seattle Asian Art Museum and Olympic Sculpture Park are also part of SAM (see separate listings).
Installation reveals both the luxurious and degrading aspects of the porcelain trade
Works from the past four decades
16th and 17th century artists consider the human body and expressions of love and devotion, physical labor, and tragic suffering.