Talks + Tours

The Frye presents a variety of lectures and talks with artists, scholars, and Frye curators and educators that delve into the art and culture of the Museum’s collections and exhibitions.

In Focus: Contemporary First Nations and Native American Women Artists and Curators

This series invites Native American and First Nations women artists and curators living and working in the United States and Canada to highlight their individual practices and share their experience as knowledge producers in the contemporary art world.

Fieldwork: Contemporary Art from South Asia

Join Sonal Khullar, University of Washington associate professor of Art History, for a 4-day lecture series introducing contemporary art from South Asia including the nation-states of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

Guided Tours

Join trained gallery guides for a free one-hour interactive tour of the Museum’s exhibitions. Public tours offered Tue–Sun at 1 pm and Tue, Wed, Sat, and Sun at 11:30 am, beginning in the rotunda; monthly Third-Thursday Happy Hour Tour meets at 5:30 pm in Café Frieda. Free private tours also available.

Gallery Talks + Exhibition Lectures

Explore the Frye's current exhibitions in depth with unique talks and lectures presented by artists, scholars, curators, and cultural figures devoted to expanding the exhibition experience and broadening perspectives.

Art History Lecture Series with Rebecca Albiani

The Frye Art Museum presents a new season of lectures by art historian Rebecca Albiani exploring masterpieces of world art.

All programs are funded by the Frye Foundation with the generous support of Frye Art Museum members and donors.