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Seattle Art Museum in Seattle, WA

1300 1st Ave Seattle, WA 98101
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) in Seattle, WA is historically and culturally entertaining for all who love to see various types of artwork. Nearby hotels, cafes, boutiques, and restaurants which any traveler would enjoy besides visiting the museum are all in proximity. With such various cultural collections, there's art from Africa, Native American, Australian Aboriginal, and European,...to name a few.

In fact, you'll need more than one day to go through the entire collection though; this is the interesting aspect of visiting. It spans more than four centuries including beautiful oriental wall hangings from the China region. Travelers and guests can experience the Chinese Art of Calligraphy including it's history. Additionally, the works of heavy metal music and Seattle resident, Glenn Rudolph's photo collection can be seen there. He archived scenes and subjects from the Pacific Northwest with his camera, a time piece. Visitors can see Italian landscape painter, Luca Carlevariis' (1710), "The Doge's Palace and the Grand Canal, Venice." Currently, in the entrance foyer, John Grade's "Middle Fork Sculptor" (75 feet long) is hanging.

The interesting element of the SAM are not only the various collections but also the archives that have layed a foundation for the museum overall. Interactive videos and information databases also are available for guests of the museum. The story of how Alexander The Great passed is part of a masterpiece included in the collection. In art and literature, there is the art piece which is created by Islamic writers from the Middle Ages to the earlier modern period.

When you travel to Seattle, visiting the SAM can be one of the most educating experiences you'll have while in the city. Historically, it's entertaining for all who love to see various types of artwork. The exhibits vary with a cultural and time significance that only can be seen in person. It's why travelers should take a trip to it. With such a scenic city as the backdrop, plan a day or two to check out the beautiful collections of artwork next time your in Washington. There is plenty to see when you visit.


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