Summer at SAM Kickoff presented with
Summer fun starts right here! Get set to soak up Summer at SAM with live music, art making, and tours throughout the park produced in partnership with Black & Tan Hall.
SAM Performs, 6:30–8 pm
SAM Creates, 6–8 pm
Spectacular Spectacles with Tariqa Waters
Gathering inspiration from Spencer Finch’s The Western Mystery and Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, create elaborate spectacles to alter your reality. Design your new, colorful shades for the summer!
My Favorite Things Tour, 7 pm
My Favorite Things tours bring some of the most opinionated, brilliant and fascinating artists, cultural producers and community figures into the park to discuss their favorite works of art.
Food Trucks, 5:45–7:45 pm
TASTE will serve wine and dinner fare.
Kids Corner, 6–8 pm
Take a break from the sun and come play in the PACCAR Pavilion where 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!