Seattle Asian Art Museum

Seattle Asian Art Museum

With its Art Deco architecture, scenic park setting and vast collection of art from Japan, China, Korea, India and the Himalayas, this museum is well worth a detour from downtown.

Holly Hayes

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248774
Names
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Categories
museums
Styles
Style Moderne

Timeline

1933

Construction of the Seattle Asian Art Museum

1933

Construction of the Seattle Art Museum in Volunteer Park, Seattle, in an Art Deco/Art Moderne style. The building now houses the Seattle Asian Art Museum.

1991

The main collection of the Seattle Art Museum moves to its new building on 1st Avenue, leaving the newly created Seattle Asian Art Museum to occupy the original Art Deco building.

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/>