By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Contemporary art in Korea has evolved over the decades. With last year’s opening of the $230 million
Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM
By Udita Arkalgud The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM), on, Nov. 1, will see the museum transform into a festive carnival, as it hosts Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.
Tasveer holds 8th annual Aaina South Asian women’s festival
Tasveer, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization dedicated to showcasing South Asian film, art, and media, hosted their 8th annual Aaina South Asian Women’s Festival from May 10 to May 12 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM).
Gates launches Center for Asian Art and Ideas
The Seattle Art Museum, the University of Washington (UW), and Mimi Gardner Gates launched the opening of the Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas (CAAI) this month with a 10-part lecture series at the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM).
Sept. 10: Mimi Gates announces new center for Asian Art and Ideas at SAAM
Mimi Gates, former director of the Seattle Art Museum, announced that the Center for Asian Art and Ideas (CAAI) will launch at the Seattle Asian Art Museum this fall. The center will explore facets of Asian culture including art, literature, music, history, and politics.