From the Seattle Art Museum
The last beams are going in place for the steel framework of the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s expansion, located on the east side of the historic building in Volunteer Park.
Installation of structural steel began in June 2018. Visitors to the park can now see the outline of the new structure containing three floors, including a new gallery that will accommodate more of the museum’s collections and exhibitions. The renovation and expansion project will also add a much-needed dedicated Education space.
As the work on the expansion continues (just one part of the Museum’s major renovation project), final exterior finishes including a glass curtain wall and new precast concrete will be added.
For monthly construction updates, visit saamconstruction.com
For additional information about the project, visit seattleartmuseum.org/inspire
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