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TONIGHT: GET OUT! Summer at SAM!

Tonight head to the Olympic Sculpture Park for the opening evening of GET OUT! Summer at SAM! Eduardo Mendonça’s Show Brazil! and the VamoLá Drum & Dance Ensemble bring the celebratory spirit of Brazilian carnival to Seattle. Enjoy the performance as you take in São Paulo–based artist Sandra Cinto’s mesmerizing site-specific installation Encontro das Águas (Encounter of Waters). The evening will also feature bites from Seattle’s best food trucks and wines and more available for purchase from TASTE Restaurant from 5-8 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

 

 

Beginning tonight and lasting through the end of August, the Olympic Sculpture Park will be full of activities for kids and adults alike, as well as brand new art experiences. There will be activities in the Park on Thursdays and Saturdays. See below for details:

 

Thursdays, 5:30-8 pm, July 12-August 30

Take in summer evenings with yummy bites from some of Seattle’s best food trucks paired with wines provided by TASTE Restaurant.

Hear live music by the area’s most talented performers. Learn about the new temporary and permanent art works in the park. Watch the sunset against the dramatic backdrop of the Olympic Mountains. Summer nights in Seattle have never been so special!

Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 pm, July 12-August 23

Experience live performances by some of Seattle’s hottest musicians. The ever popular Art of Jazz with Earshot Jazz on the second Thursday of the month continues at the Olympic Sculpture Park, plus other exciting performances throughout the summer. The lineup will highlight beats from around the world, including Brazilian, Afro-Cuban and indie surf pop. Free and open to the public.

Thursdays, 6:30 pm, July 12-August 30

Between musical sets on Thursday nights this summer, learn about the Olympic Sculpture Park’s art and site through these 15 minute “art hits” presented by artists, Seattle cultural leaders and museum staff. Meet inside the PACCAR Pavilion. Free and open to the public.

Thursdays, 5:30-8 pm, July 12-August 30

Drop in and get creative with a hands-on art activity for all ages led by local artists each Thursdsay during GET OUT! Summer at SAM! Free and open to the public.

Saturdays, 11 am-1 pm, July 14-August 25

Join some of Seattle’s favorite contemporary artists for all ages, drop-in sketching activities inspired by the Olympic Sculpture Park. Drawing materials are provided. Free and open to the public.

Thursdays, 5:30-8 pm, July 12-August 30
Saturdays, 10 am-3 pm, July 14-August 25

Inspired by the Thursday evening art activities and Saturday Sketches with local artists, get creative on your own. Capture the sculptures, plant life and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound through self-guided drawing each Thursday and Saturday. Drawing materials are provided. Free and open to the public.

Saturdays, 10:30–11:30 am, July 14-August 25

Enoy free outdoor yoga with fantastic instructors from 8 Limbs Yoga. Bring your own mat, water and any needed supplies. Rain or shine; class will be held inside in case of inclement weather. Free and open to the public.

Saturdays, 2-3 pm, July 14-August 25

Fusing Latin rhythms with easy to follow moves, free Zumba® Latin dance-fitness lessons with instructors from Belltown Dance Studio are a great way to spend the afternoon at the Olympic Sculpture Park. Tennis shoes and water bottle are recommended. Rain or shine; class will be held inside in case of inclement weather. Free and open to the public.

Site, Sculpture, Shoreline: Discover the Olympic Sculpture Park
Saturdays and Sundays, noon & 1 pm

Explore the Olympic Sculpture Park’s dynamic spaces, learning about the design and layout of the park, the site history from the Duwamish to Unocal, selected sculptures and more. Bring your walking shoes for this 60-minute adventure! Free and open to the public.

 


Sandra Cinto, now on display at the Olympic Sculpture Park


Dance the night away! Live music!


OSP at night


Get Out! Enjoy the sunshine and take in the views!


Yoga on Saturdays at 10:30


Art Activities, Thursdays, 5:30-8 pm, July 12-August 30

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