Summer 2023 Exhibitions Opening Reception

Summer 2023 Exhibitions Opening Reception

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Please join us to celebrate the opening of the Frye Art Museum’s latest exhibitions:   

Kelly Akashi: Formations 
A Living Legacy: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art 

Explore the new exhibitions and enjoy a reception with no-host bar. 

Frye members receive an invitation to our Member & VIP Exhibitions Opening Reception, which includes complimentary drink tickets and light refreshments. Join today!

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Kelly Akashi: Formations is organized by the San José Museum of Art and curated by Lauren Schell Dickens, Chief Curator. The presentation at the Frye Art Museum is organized by Amanda Donnan, Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions.

Major support for Kelly Akashi: Formations provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Fellows of Contemporary Art. Generous support for the Frye’s installation provided by the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, the Frye Foundation, and Frye Members. Media sponsorship provided by The Stranger.

Recent Acquisitions is a regular series highlighting works that have been gifted to or purchased for the Frye Art Museum’s collection. This iteration, A Living Legacy: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, is curated by Amanda Donnan, Chief Curator. 

Generous support is provided by the Frye Foundation and Frye Members. 

Frye Foundation

Summer 2023 Exhibitions Opening Reception

Kelly Akashi sculpture, bronze hand holding light pink glass flowers with green leaves

Kelly Akashi, Cultivator (Hanami) (detail), 2021. Flame-worked borosilicate glass and lost-wax cast bronze. 9 x 10 x 4 in. Collection of Sonya Yu

June 16, 2023

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104