SAM: That’s My Jam.


After grabbing some delicious coffee and breakfast at Caffe Ladro, the In My Backyard team made their way to the Seattle Art Museum (SAM). I say the In My Backyard team because almost all of the team member went, instead of just the interns. This was our first museum trip with so large of a crew and it was to get to see everyone and have fun together. When entering the SAM, the first thing that you will notice is the white cars, filled with exciting light fixtures, hanging from the ceiling. The fixture is quite the spectacle.

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Discounts in the Arts for Teens Through TeenTix

Founded in 2004, TeenTix is an awesome program designed to empower teenagers to be more involved and influential in the arts community in Seattle. Any teen between the ages of 13 and 19 can sign up ( to receive a free Teen Tix pass which they can then use to buy $5 day-of-show passes to almost any show or event at any one of TeenTix’s 54 partners!

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Free Museum Passes through the Seattle Public Library

The Seattle Public Library has partnered with several Seattle museums to provide free museum passes to individuals and families. If you are a SPL member (it’s easy to become one and completely free) you can check out the passes at the library’s website at There are a limited number of passes for each museum each day so make sure to plan in advance.

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