On Friday, March 11, Seattle Art Museum will hold their recurrent SAM Remix party. As Seattle begins to see the first glimpses of early spring, the party will be hosted under the roof of the SAM one last time before moving to its spring and summer venue, the Olympic Sculpture Park. However, don’t let the indoors venue deter you from this installment: This particular SAM Remix also presents an opportunity to see their current exhibit, Kehinde Wiley‘s A New Republic.
As per SAM Remix tradition, there will be an edition of My Favorite Things, which entails opinionated and often comedic tours led by artists and creatives. This Friday’s curators include Vivian Philips (Chair of Seattle Arts Commission; No Touching Ground, Seattle street artist), Justin Reiter (Whim W’Him dancer) and Ari Glass (painter and designer).
Music will be playing all night long, courtesy of DJ Topspin A.K.A. Blendiana Jones, whose beats have been heard at previous SAM Remix and City Arts Art Walk Awards parties. Dance performances inspired by A New Republic will be presented by Spectrum Dance Theatre. VS Style Fold alum Tariqa Waters will host interactive arts, alongside local artist Satpreet Kahlon. In addition, SassyBlack will be curating a roster of emerging artists and performers.
The evening will be filled with art, performances, active creating and, of course, a lot of dancing. Be sure to catch the party that happens just three times a year. Guests are encouraged to “drape and dress yourself in grand and ornate patterns inspired by Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic,” and the first 50 guests to arrive in theme get free entry. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students with ID and $12 for SAM members. 18+ only.
When: Friday March 11, 8pm-12am
Where: Seattle Art Museum (1300 First Avenue)