Past Exhibitions


Quenton Baker: Ballast

Group Therapy

Bench Mark

Juventino Aranda: Pocket Full of Posies

Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet

Ko Kirk Yamahira

Tavares Strachan: Always, Sometimes, Never


Alison 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