Free Museum Day 2014: September 27

Posted on September 26, 2014, 9:00 am
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If you’ve been thinking about hitting up one of Seattle’s great museums, this Saturday is the day to make it happen. Participating museums throughout the Seattle region will allow free entry on Saturday, September 27. The museums involved include: The Seattle Art Museum, The Burke Museum, EMP, Northwest African American Museum, The Nordic Heritage Museum, the Log House Museum on Alki, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, and the Center for Wooden Boats.

Currently on display at these locations:

SAM: City Dwellers: Contemporary Art from India.

The Burke: The Way We See It: Science Through the Eyes of Illustrators and Imagine That.

EMP: Spectacle: The Music Video.

Northwest African American Museum: Onyx Fine Arts Collective: A Decade of Art.

The Nordic Heritage Museum: The Color of Time: Ballard from Dusk t0 Dawn.

The Log House Museum on Alki: Telling Our Westside Stories.

Tacoma Museum of Glass: Iittala Birds by Toikka, Hilltop Artists 20th Anniversary, Lightness of Being: New Sculpture by Howard Ben Tré, Coastal Alchemy: Anna Skibska and Associates, and Look! See? The Colors and Letters of Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert.

Tacoma Art Museum: Ink This! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest, Photographic Presence and Contemporary Indians: Mitika Wilbur’s Project 562, and Northwest in the West: Exploring Our Roots.

Center for Wooden Boats: Highliners: Boats of the Century.

Museum Day: Hosted by Smithsonian Magazine.

Museum Day: Hosted by Smithsonian Magazine.

 

Claire Reiner is a writer, artist and recent graduate from the University of Washington’s School of Art with a major in Art History. She is interested in recent art movements and subcultures (1950s, 60s, 70s) and how they have shaped present perceptions and practices of art. She grew up in Southern California and moved to Seattle in 2010. She is quite influenced by the unique geography of both places and enjoys hiking and exploring the Pacific Northwest. Reiner covers visual art exhibits in Seattle and seeks to contribute to a profound and positive artistic community, as well as encourage people to come out and experience art moments for themselves. Reiner is also the Executive Assistant for VanguardSeattle and handles any press related needs.