Enter the mind of modernist sculptor Alberto Giacometti in his search for a new vision of the human form at SAM. This special exhibit, Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure features more than 100 bronze portrait busts, towering statuettes, paintings, sketches, and prints. Together they document the explorations and visionary achievements of this internationally celebrated artist of the postwar era. You will visit Giacometti in his famed Paris studio, captured by noted photographers to offer glimpses into his life, revealing Alberto’s tireless pursuit to expose our fragile yet resilient humanness. Co-organized by the Fondation Giacometti in Paris, this special exhibition marks Giacometti’s only West Coast stop on its North American tour and the first showcase in the Pacific Northwest. On display July 15 – October 22, 2022. SAM hours: Wed-Sun 10 AM – 5 PM. More info: Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure (seattleartmuseum.org)
Ways to save:
- Purchase tickets online in advance and save. Ticket prices increase if you wait until the day of your visit to purchase. So, plan ahead and get the best price—tickets are released online on a monthly rolling basis.
- 1st Thursdays Free General Admission (Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6)
- 1st Fridays Senior Special Exhibit Discount: $7.99/advance, $10.99/day of (Aug 5, Sep 2, Oct 7)
- More info: How to get free and discount museum admission
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