In 1975 the City of Seattle’s 1% for Art Program allocated $80,000 for the Daybreak Star Center. Native American artists were selected through a national competition to create a group of works representative of contemporary Indian and Alaskan Native art. The Daybreak Star Arts Center opened to the public in 1978.

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Our permanent collection is on display when the building is open, and is free to the public.  For more information on touring Daybreak Star we recommend the STQRy application.

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