Frye Art Museum

Frye Art Museum information

Location
Seattle , USA
Address
704 Terry Ave
Telephone
+1 206 622 9250
Getting there
Tram: Broadway & Terrace
More information
www.fryemuseum.org
Opening hours
11am-5pm Tue, Wed & Fri-Sun, 11am-7pm Thu
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This small museum on First Hill preserves the collection of Charles and Emma Frye. The Fryes collected more than 1000 paintings, mostly 19th- and early-20th-century European and American pieces, and a few Alaskan and Russian artworks. Most of the permanent collection is stuffed into a rather small gallery and comes across as a little 'busy'; however, the Frye's tour de force is its sensitively curated temporary shows, which usually have a much more modern bent.