Olympic Sculpture Park
--Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives, Department of Parks and Recreation Digital Photographs, 178261. Photo by TIA International Photography.--
Olympic Sculpture Park with the “Father and Son” fountain by Louise Bourgeois in the background.
The Seattle Art Museum's nine acre Olympic Sculpture Park opened to the public in 2007 on Seattle’s last undeveloped downtown waterfront property. The museum worked with the Trust for Public Lands, with additional private and public funding. An endowment from Jon and Mary Shirley ensures free entry to the public in perpetuity. This third SAM campus was designed by the New York firm of Weiss/Manfredi melding art, landscape, architecture and infrastructure.
- Primary Form of Entity: Nonprofit
- Primary Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts, Design, Multidisciplinary
- Primary Areas of Activity: Presenter; Venue/Facility