Past Exhibitions


Christopher Paul Jordan and Arnaldo James. In the Interim: Ritual Ground for a Future Black Archive


Boren Banner Series: Sadie Wechsler

Duane Linklater: mymothersside

Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art

Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem

Boren Banner Series: Russna Kaur

Anastacia-Reneé: (Don’t be Absurd) Alice in Parts


Art on the Mind: Ten Years of Creative Aging

Boren Banner Series: Marilyn Montufar

Agnieszka Polska: Love Bite

Rebecca Brewer: Natural Horror

Subspontaneous: Francesca Lohmann and Rob Rhee


Recent Acquisitions: Mary Henry

Donald Byrd: The America That Is To Be

Dress Codes: Ellen Lesperance and Diane Simpson

Unsettling Femininity: Selections from the Frye Art Museum Collection

Pierre Leguillon: Arbus Bonus

Frame of Mind: Storytelling Through Animation

Recent Acquisitions: Toyin Ojih Odutola

End of Day: American Oil Painting Around 1900

Jane Wong: After Preparing the Altar, the Ghosts Feast Feverishly

Cauleen Smith: Give It or Leave It

Gretchen Frances Bennett: Air, the free or unconfined space above the surface of the earth

Cherdonna Shinatra: DITCH

Tschabalala Self

The Rain Doesn’t Know Friends From Foes: Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian


Quenton Baker: Ballast

Group Therapy

Bench Mark

Juventino Aranda: Pocket Full of Posies

Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet

Frye Salon

Ko Kirk Yamahira

Tavares Strachan: Always, Sometimes, Never


Alison (Bremner) Marks: One Gray Hair

Mike Kelley: Day Is Done

Hana Hamplová: Meditations on Paper

Manuel Álvarez Bravo: Mexico’s Poet of Light

Storme Webber | Casino: A Palimpsest

ALIVE Flora, Light, and Water in the Seattle Landscape

Amie Siegel: Interiors

Between the Frames: The Frye Art Museum Collection After 1952

Archipenko: A Modern Legacy

Frye Salon

Jim Woodring: The Pig Went Down to the Harbor at Sunrise and Wept


Those Without Voice

To: Seattle | Subject: Personal

Chronicles of Solitude: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK—The National Gallery of Denmark

Xu Bing: Dragonfly Eyes (Trailer)

Inye Wokoma: This Is Who We Are

Young Blood: Noah Davis, Kahlil Joseph, The Underground Museum

Fechin, Gaspard, and Repin: Russian Painting 1889–1926

Agitation and Propaganda: The Soviet Political Poster 1918–1929

Frye Salon

Cris Bruch: Others Who Were Here


Genius / 21 Century / Seattle

Favorites: The Frye Founding Collection

Andy Warhol: 12 Screen Tests

Leo Saul Berk: Structure and Ornament

Frye Salon

Andy Warhol: Little Red Book #178

American Portraits 1880–1915

Pan: A Graphic Arts Time Capsule of Europe 1895-1900

1900: Adornment for the Home and Body

Future Ruins: Rodrigo Valenzuela

Jessika Kenney: Anchor Zero

Pan Gongkai: Withered Lotus Cast in Iron



Your Feast Has Ended: Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, and Nep Sidhu

The Unicorn Incorporated: Curtis R. Barnes

Aaron Flint Jamison: Veneer 10 of 18

Mark Tobey and Teng Baiye: Seattle/Shanghai

Isamu Noguchi and Qi Baishi: Beijing 1930

Andy Graydon: The Findings


Jason Hirata: Optium LH-3m

Franz von Stuck

Mark Mitchell: Burial

Joshua Kohl

Frye Salon

The Hudson Flows West



Chamber Music

36 Chambers

Nicolai Fechin


Mw [Moment Magnitude]

Favorites: The Frye Founding Collection

Helmi Juvonen: Dispatches to You (R.S.V.P.)

Liu Ding’s Store: Take Home and Make Real the Priceless in Your Heart

“The Perfection of Good-Nature”: Frye Founding Collection

Ties That Bind: American Artists in Europe

Susie J. Lee: Of Breath and Rain

Li Chen: Eternity and Commoner

Beloved: Pictures at an Exhibition


Isaac Layman—Paradise

Gabriel von Max: Be-tailed Cousins and Phantasms of the Soul

Degenerate Art Ensemble


Picturing a Passion


Séance: Albert von Keller and the Occult

Implied Violence: Yes and More and Yes and Yes and Why

Ida Kay Greathouse: A Tribute

Northern Latitudes: The Frye and Alaska

On Arctic Ice: Fred Machetanz

Frye-Bruhn and Alaska

A Day in Skaguay

Education Wing Exhibition – As One: Twelfth Annual WAEA Student Exhibition


The Seattle Project: The Center School Connection

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History

The Seattle Project: Public Belongings

The Seattle Project: I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me

Tim Rollins and K.O.S. in Conversation with the Bronx Museum Teen Council