2023 Select VIP Program without images

Misc artworks at Olympic Sculpture Park
Image credit: Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Art Fair’s Select VIP Program is by invitation only, and provides exclusive access to museums, artist studios, galleries, private receptions and other unique moments. Please find an overview of the 2023 events below.

3/31: Private preview of Spring Exhibitions at Henry Art Gallery

5/18:  Private preview and artist talk of Ethan Murrow’s Ever Bouyant at Winston Wächter Fine Art

7/10: Reception and private tour of Rodrigo Valenzuela’s New Land at Mini Mart City Park

7/22:  Private walking tour of Bellevue Public Art, presented by Bellevue Arts Museum

7/23: Private tour of The First 50 Years: Highlights from the Civic Collection, 1973-2023, led by Blake Haygood, Office of Arts & Culture Curator and Collections Supervisor

7/25: Reception and private tour of Perkins Coie Art Collection

7/26: Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence & Art: An Evening at The Grocery Studios with Sasha Stiles and Jason Puccinelli

7/27: Brunch and glassblowing session at The Boathouse, the working studio and hotshop of artist Dale Chihuly

7/28: Chihuly Studio open house for fine art professionals and industry affiliates

7/28: Private tour of Amoako Boafo: Soul of Black Folks, led by Carrie Dedon, Associate Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at Seattle Art Museum

7/29: Art collection tour | Rebecca Benaroya

7/30: Art collection tour | Edie Adams

8/10: Private walking tour of Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park with Jane Lang Davis Chief Conservator Nicholas Dorman

8/24:  Reception with Amazon artist-in-residence Meggan Joy, presented by J. Rinehart Gallery and Amazon Expressions Program

11/6: Opening Celebration of Calder: In Motion, The Shirley Family Collection at Seattle Art Museum