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The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) gets a lot of press. With its prominent location, its recent mega-buck expansion, and its “Hammering Man” sculpture out front, it gets noticed and it gets visited–a lot. SAM has an excellent permanent collection, spanning two millennia of art history and representing cultures from every continent, and it has a great space for traveling exhibitions, so it is deservedly the Belle of the Seattle Art Ball…but it’s not my favorite.

We used to have a membership (kaching) but soon found that, if we weren’t interested in what was touring through the museum, we didn’t go, and since the visiting exhibitions stay at SAM a long time, we often ended up going only once a year.

Then we discovered The Frye.


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