Seattle, Washington: Official Bad Art Museum of Art

Dozens of so-bad-they're-good paintings hung on the walls of a quirky bohemian coffeehouse and bar, site of a maniac murder in 2012.

Cafe Racer

Address:
5828 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA
Directions:
On the walls of Cafe Racer, North side of the city, on the northbound side of Roosevelt Way NE at its intersection with NE 59th St.
Hours:
M-W 3-midnight, Th-F 3-2, Sa 9 AM-2, Su 9 AM-midnight (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
206-329-3795
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Bad art display.

Official Bad Art Museum of Art

Seattle's "Official Bad Art Museum of Art" is open in Seattle and it's pretty unusual. It features black velvet paintings of Elvis, scary clowns, paint-by-numbers, and those dogs playing poker.

[Marlow Harris, 10/26/2008]

This museum is not affiliated with the Museum of Bad Art in Massachusetts...judging from the velvet paintings and dogs playing poker scenes shown here, the two collections and criteria for bad art don't really overlap.


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