The award winning Olympic Sculpture Park wows visitors with its dramatic natural beauty and a notable collection of sculpture, set against stunning vistas of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains. The downtown Seattle Art Museum offers an outstanding permanent collection and notable special exhibits. The oldest public art museum in the state, the Henry Art Gallery, now serves as a catalyst for some of the most exciting new work. Classic paintings meet contemporary art in an inviting atmosphere at the Frye Art Museum, just blocks east of downtown and always free. The Bellevue Arts Museum explores art, craft and design in a Steven Holl-designed building. Seattle Asian Art Museum, located in Volunteer Park, is not only an exquisite landmark in the city but houses one of the nation's finest collections of Korean, Chinese and Japanese art.