Thu Aug 23: Closing Celebration

Group of people sitting in the grass at Summer at SAM

SAM Performs: 6:30-8 pm
Khu.éex’ is the brain child of Seattle-based artist Preston Singletary and legendary innovator Bernie Worrell. Khu.éex’ translates to “Potlatch” in Tlingit language and fuses Tlingit culture and contemporary funk.

SAM Creates: 6-8 pm
Get making in activities to learn about Lushootseed, the Coast Salish language of Indigenous Peoples of the region. Create a button inspired by the Olympic Sculpture Park’s ecosystem and grab a screen printed tote, designed by Chris and Anthony Duenas of the Puyallup Language Program and printed by artists Mary Anne Carter, Kerstin Graudins, and Mia Jaeggli.

Food Trucks: 5:45-7:45 pm
Lula Salads, Chewaya BBQ, Napkin Friends, and Pop Up.

TASTE Café will also be serving wine and dinner fare.

Kids Corner: 6-8 pm
Take a break from the sun and come play in the PACCAR Pavilion. Families can enjoy the Kids Corner and drop-in art making at the SAM Creates station. Spend time drawing at the kids-sized easels and capture the sculptures, plant life, and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Relax in a beanbag chair, read a new book, do a puzzle, or create your own masterpiece. Kids of all ages are welcome!