We went downtown to the Seattle Art Museum yesterday (me, the kids and their Ama) to see the show Elles: SAM before it closes tomorrow. We especially wanted to see the work by Yayoi Kusama because my daughter's art class had watched a video about her and made pictures inspired by her work.
One of her signatures is using polka dots, and the kids really enjoyed her paintings (especially the giant five panel pink one!) but the favorite piece was a rowboat completely covered with stuffed work gloves and painted silver. Nestled in amongst the gloves were pieces of fruit, also painted, and the longer we looked at the piece the more fruit we saw.
We took a quick look through the other galleries and then headed down to the small kids' play area on the first floor. On our way we passed an alcove with a creativity station - tables with paper and colored pencils for people to use. Viv and I both made drawings inspired by what we'd seen upstairs.