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June 27, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Seattle Art Museum hosts its first fashion exhibition

Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times The Seattle Art Museum’s first fashion exhibition, “Future Beauty,” looks at how innovative Japanese designers have altered the way we think about clothing. Seattle Times reviewer Moira Macdonald says the show is a knockout. It opened today and runs through Sept. 8.

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November 1, 2012 at 11:19 AM

SAM’s Sandra Jackson-Dumont awarded $50,000 from Allen Foundation

By Michael Upchurch Seattle Times arts writer Sandra Jackson-Dumont, the Seattle Art Museum’s deputy director of education and public programs, is one of four winners of the $50,000 Creative Leadership Award from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. The award, inaugurated this year, honors “future-focused thinking and adept work by individuals and community organizations.” Dumont joined SAM in 2006. Susan M. Coliton,…

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April 5, 2012 at 8:52 AM

‘Hammering Man’ gets a ‘Mirror’: New outdoor art at SAM

This is an image from the artist, showing what the proposed installation will look like. “Hammering Man” is going to have some company: Seattle Art Museum announces a commission for a huge artwork that will be attached to SAM’s building. California- and New York-based artist Doug Aitken’s “Mirror” will, according to SAM, “consist of a monumental LED…

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February 9, 2012 at 9:41 AM

Come early, wear 'sunshine yellow' to SAM's Gauguin exhibit — you might get in free

By Seattle Times arts staff Seattle Art Museum’s big exhibition, “Gauguin and Polynesia: Elusive Paradise” opens at 10 a.m. today — and the first 100 people wearing “sunshine yellow” get in free. This is the exhibition’s only U.S. stop, and is significant because it pairs key works by Paul Gauguin with artifacts from the South Pacific,…

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