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URL :http://eyelevel.si.edu/
Filed Under:Arts / Museums
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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Celebrating Labor Day with Ralph Fasanella

4 days agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

American Art's exhibition Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget will open at the American Folk Art Museum in his home city of New York on September 2, 2014, celebrating both the 100th anniversary of the artist's birth as well as the soul of Labor Day as an American holiday of commemoration and honor. Show More Summary

Art Conservation: A Look Inside Pio Casimiro Bacener's Autorretrato

6 days agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Pamela Johnson, a Graduate Fellow at American Art's Lunder Conservation Center looks very closely, using X-radiography and infrared at the work of Pio Casimiro Bacene.

Luce Design Series: Five Questions with Tanis Gray, Knitwear Designer

last weekArts / Museums : Eye Level

This Saturday, August 23rd, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Luce Foundation Center's Design Series will host a talk by Tanis Gray, local knitwear designer and publisher of numerous knitting books. Public programs coordinator, Katie Crooks, had a chance to talk with Tanis about her work.

Plastics in Pop Art Prints

last weekArts / Museums : Eye Level

American Art curatorial assistant, Nina Williams writes about the use of plastics in Pop Art printmaking. Our exhibition Pop Art Prints is on display until August 31, 2014.

Picture This: Dowager in a Wheelchair by Philip Evergood

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

If you haven't seen American Art's exhibition Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Collection, it's time do come on down to the museum. The show closes this Sunday, August 17.

Five Questions for Andrew Greene, Director of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

On August 16th at 2 p.m., the Smithsonian American Art Museum's and National Portrait Gallery's next Cine-Concert series features Andrew Greene, Director of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, performing his original score for the Buster Keaton classic College (1927, 66 minutes).

Five Questions with Meg Saligman, Muralist and Conservation Advocate

3 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Meg Saligman is an award winning artist at the forefront of the contemporary mural movement in Philadelphia. She is recognized worldwide for her work with light, paint, glass, buildings, and people.

Surf's Up at American Art!

3 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

The dog days of summer and the beach beckons but can't get out of town? Well, American Art can help with that.

Family Ties: Marc Fasanella on his Father's Painting Family Supper

last monthArts / Museums : Eye Level

On the occasion of the exhibition, Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget, marking the artist's one-hundredth birth anniversary, Ralph's son Marc shares his thoughts on his father's iconic painting, Family Supper. Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget closes this Sunday, August 3, at American Art.

Five Questions (+2) with Stephen Vitiello: Sound Advice

last monthArts / Museums : Eye Level

In honor of the Nam June Paik birthday celebration, electronic musician and sound artist Stephen Vitiello will speak in American Art's Lincoln Gallery (3rd floor, East Wing) on August 1 at 5:30 p.m. Eye Level had a chance to check in with him and ask him about art, sound, and his interactions with Nam June Paik.

American Art's Outdoor Sculpture Instagram Challenge

last monthArts / Museums : Eye Level

This July, American Art held its first Instagram Challenge through a partnership with Restless Collective (RC), a New York-based multimedia collective specializing in travel and adventure storytelling. For 30 days in July, we invited everyone to explore and interact with alfresco art anywhere: discovering it locally or traveling on summer vacation.

In this Case: Visitor's Choice #3

last monthArts / Museums : Eye Level

Getting to know some of our visitors was the inspiration for a new blog series, Visitor's Choice. In this series, we ask our regulars about their favorite artworks and why they like them. Since everyone has a unique relationship with art, some of the posts will be more in-depth than others, some might reflect the artist's intent, and some might have more of a personal meaning.

Art-o-Mat Swap Meet, Take 2

last monthArts / Museums : Eye Level

The American Art Museum will host its second Art-o-mat® swap meet on Saturday, July 26 in collaboration with Artists in Cellophane. Artists will gather in our Luce Foundation Center from all over the country for an afternoon of meet and greets, artist demoes, and artpak making. Show More Summary

Q and Art: Just Looking

last monthArts / Museums : Eye Level

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive. Edward Hopper's Cape Cod Morning Question: In Edward...

Luce Unplugged Showcase: (Almost) Five Questions with Chris Taylor of Pygmy Lush

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Just in time for the arrival of D.C. heat and humidity, we're bringing you our special Luce Unplugged Community Showcase, live from American Art's Luce Foundation Center this Friday, July 18th.

Five Questions with Michael Maglaras, Director of The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

On July 16th, the American Art Museum welcomes writer and director Michael Maglaras, who will introduce his documentary, The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show. The film examines the New York exhibition that exposed Americans to modern art by Cézanne,...

New Acquisitions: Purvis Young's The Struggle

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

American Art's curator of folk and self-taught art, Leslie Umberger, talks about the museum's recent acquisition of a major painting by Purvis Young, The Struggle. The artwork can be seen in the museum's east wing gallery on the third floor.

July 4th: The American Experience in American Art

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Tomorrow is the 4th of July! And in today’s technological age it has become almost traditional on social media to post holiday specific imagery in celebration of special days. Here at American Art we definitely have no shortage of American imagery that reflects our experiences as a people. Show More Summary

Picture This: Watching the World Cup at American Art

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Fans Attending the World Cup at the Kogod Courtyard Yesterday (Click on image for larger view) The American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery opened up our Kogod Courtyard yesterday afternoon to watch the U.S. – Belgium World Cup...

American Art's Summer Instagram Challenge: 30-Days of Outdoor Sculpture

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

During the month of July 2014, join fellow photographers and the American Art Museum on a quest to find outdoor sculpture. We are partnering with Restless Collective, a multimedia group specializing in travel and adventure storytelling, to raise awareness and appreciation for outdoor sculpture across the nation.

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