Aerospace Art at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

Seattle’s Museum of Flight, just up the road from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), is a pretty cool place to spend an afternoon or a long layover. In addition to the first jet Air Force One and a British Airways Concorde, the museum is home to an incredible collection of historic aircraft, spacecraft, and aerospace artifacts.

Starting this Friday, June 13th, the airport will be hosting a major exhibition of aerospace art. The American Society of Aviation Artists 2008 International Aerospace Art Exhibit features more than 50 paintings and sculptures and runs through September 14th.

(A great time to visit might be this Sunday, June 15th – Father’s Day – when dads get in free.)

Here are some images from the show:

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Above: “Twilight of the Jagdfliegers,” by Steve Anderson.

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Above: “Lightening Lady”, by Stan Vosburg

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Above: “Time Capsule Rocketship,” by Erik Lindbergh, (grandson of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh)