Thousands of SAM members and donors previewed the Olympic Sculpture Park last weekend, joyfully experiencing both snow and sun as winter weather fronts moved across the Puget Sound.

Walking through the precincts, with their varying elevations, provided views, both scenic and detail rich, which merge architecture, art, the elements, and the park's stunning setting and namesake mountains.

Calder's Eagle is visible from far and near, high and low. Mark di Suvero's Schubert Sonata punctuates the space between architecture and the Puget Sound, Tony Smith's Stinger, covered with a dusting of snow, reveals bare aspen shadows, and Richard Serra's Wake absorbs your senses, and the winter sun, and changes your perception of everything around it.

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