Official Groundbreaking For Renovation And Expansion Of Seattle Asian Art Museum’s Historic Building

When:
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2018-03-13T13:00:00-07:00
2018-03-13T14:00:00-07:00
Where:
Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 East Prospect Street
Seattle Wa
Official Groundbreaking For Renovation And Expansion Of Seattle Asian Art Museum’s Historic Building @ Seattle Asian Art Museum

WHAT Public groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the Seattle Asian Art Museum renovation and expansion project

WHERE Terrace of Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 East Prospect Street

WHO Remarks by Kimerly Rorschach (SAM’s Illsley Ball Nordstrom Director and CEO); Seattle Asian Art Museum campaign co- chairs Mimi Gardner Gates (SAM Director Emerita) and Gursharan Sidhu (SAM trustee); and Michael Shiosaki (Director of Planning and Development at Seattle Parks and Recreation). Joined by Winnie Stratton (SAM Board of Trustees President), and Stewart Landefeld (SAM Board of Trustees Chair), for groundbreaking

WHEN Tuesday, March 13 at 1 pm

• 1 pm: Welcome/Remarks • 1:30 pm: Groundbreaking

WHY This groundbreaking ceremony commemorates the start of the Seattle Asian Art Museum renovation and expansion. The $54 million project preserves the museum’s historic Art Deco building, addresses critical infrastructure issues, increases ADA accessibility, adds much-needed program and exhibition space, and creates a better connection to surrounding Volunteer Park.

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