Art Beyond Sight is a free tour program for visitors with low or no vision and sighted guests.
Sat March 23 2-3:30 pm Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer
Sat April 27 2-3:30 pm Lessons from the Institute of Empathy
Wed May 22 2-3:30 pm North American Art
Tours begin with light refreshments at 2 pm in Arnold Board Room, on the second floor of the
museum. Volunteers and staff are stationed at entrances to help navigate and you can find
Seattle Art Museum’s Low Vision Map & Guide by clicking here. At around 2:15 pm we head up
to the galleries where we provide folding stools to make the tour a more comfortable
Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kelsey Donahue at (206) 654-3133. Include details like:
whether you will be bringing a guest or a guide dog and if we can provide additional
accommodations, such as a wheelchair or a docent sighted guide to assist you with wayfinding.
All tours take place at Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave Seattle, WA 98101. SAM’s accessible
entrance is located at First Ave and Union St. Access vans can drop off/pick up in front of the
museum, on First Ave, midway between Union and University Streets, at Metro stop no. 190.
For taxi and other rideshares, drop off is located on the southeast corner of First Ave and Union
St, on Union. Please let us know when you register if you would like someone to meet you at
any of these drop-off points. For visitors arriving with sighted guests, we can provide subsidized
parking passes for Russell Investment Center Garage (below the museum). Find out more
information on directions and parking by clicking here.