Seattle Art Museum

art museum in Seattle, Washington

The Seattle Art Museum (commonly known as "SAM") is an art museum in Seattle, Washington, USA. It has three major facilities. The first is the main museum in downtown Seattle. The second is the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) in Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill. The third is the Olympic Sculpture Park on the central Seattle waterfront.

Seattle Art Museum
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Old entrance of the Seattle Art Museum, built 1991 (before expansion in 2007 added a new main entrance).
Seattle Art Museum is located in Seattle WA Downtown
Seattle Art Museum
Location within downtown Seattle
Location1300 First Avenue, Seattle, Washington
Coordinates47°36′26″N 122°20′17″W / 47.6072°N 122.3381°W / 47.6072; -122.3381
TypeArt Museum
Collection size25,000
Visitors797,127 (2007)
DirectorKimerly Rorschach
Public transit accessLink light rail University Street station

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