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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Yasuo Kuniyoshi as Artist

yesterdayArts / Museums : Eye Level

This is the first in a series of guest blog posts by the Archives of American Art's Mary Savig and Jason Stieber focused on the life of the artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. The exhibition Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the...

Picture This: Time-lapse of Yuri's Office

6 days agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

As summer approaches, we know you're making plans for your summer getaway. If your destination is DC, we’d like to invite you to the Smithsonian American Art Museum as part of your visit. Our museum, its building, and most importantly, its art conveys the story of our country. But, just in case your children or grandchildren are reading this, it's also a fun place to visit.

Luce Unplugged: Five Questions (plus one) with Pleasure Curses

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Kick off Memorial Day and summer with music, art and drinks at the free Luce Unplugged Community Showcase next Friday, May 22 from 6–8 p.m. The show, presented with Washington City Paper, will feature sets by two well-loved D.C. bands: Pleasure Curses and Young Rapids.

Five Questions with Zoe DiGiorgio, President of the University of Maryland's Gamer Symphony Orchestra

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

In honor of the video games on view in American Art's new exhibition "Watch This!" Revelations in Media Art, this Saturday, May 9th, the University of Maryland's Gamer Symphony Orchestra (GSO) will perform in the museum's Kogod Courtyard.

Luce Artist Talk: Molly Springfield and The Marginalia Archive

3 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

This month's Luce Artist Talk dives into the connection between the written word and visual art. D.C.-based artist Molly Springfield will talk about the work in her current show at Flashpoint Gallery, The Marginalia Archive, and how her pieces connect to works on view in the Luce Foundation Center.

Throwback Thursday: American Art's Commitment to Video and Film

3 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Last week our latest exhibition opened, "Watch This! Revelations in Media Art." It highlights our media and film collection and will remain open until September 7, 2015. But our media and film initiative has been developing for quite some time. Read on...

Watch This: Our New Exhibition, Watch This!

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"Watch This! Revelations in Media Art" presents contemporary artworks that trace the evolution of a continuously emerging medium. The exhibition explores the pervasive interdependence between technology and contemporary culture. The exhibition, on view at American Art beginning tomorrow and running through September 7, 2015.

Picture This: Renwick Renovation Update

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The Renwick Gallery, built in 1859, has been under renovation for the last two years and will reopen to the public on Friday, November. 13, 2015.

Artist Talk: Mark Bradford, Artist and Maker

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On Monday, April 20, at 6pm in American Art's McEvoy Auditorium, artist Mark Bradford will be discussing his Amendment series in the third annual James Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture.

Luce Artist Talk: A Couple of Questions with Four Artists

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This month's Luce Artist Talk is on Saturday, April 18th at 1:30 p.m. and will feature four multidisciplinary artists who are participating in the Source Theater Festival's Artistic Blind Date project, organized by CulturalDC. TheseShow More Summary

Five Questions (+1) with Michael Heaston of the Domingo Cafritz Young Artists Program at the Washington National Opera

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

The Domingo Cafritz Young Artists Program at Washington National Opera will be performing their annual semi-staged excerpts from operas on Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m., at American Art in a free performance at the McEvoy Auditorium.

Yasuo Kuniyoshi: Bearing the Weight

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Opening today, the exhibition, The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, looks at the evolution of the artist's work, and is the first comprehensive exhibition about the artist in the U.S. since 1948. It remains on view through August 30, 2015.

Luce Unplugged: 5 +1 Questions with Gully Waters

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Come at 5:30 p.m. next Thursday, April 9th to American Art's Luce Foundation Center to grab a drink from the bar (cash only!), explore the artworks of the Luce Center, and hear an art talk on a work chosen by the band; catch Gully Waters' set at 6 p.m.

Luce Unplugged: Five Questions with Baby Bry Bry

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Beloved punk rockers Baby Bry Bry & The Apologists (BBB) will kick off our first Thursday Luce Unplugged on March 26th. The Apologists split the difference between cutesy boy band and serious punk outfit and are known for putting on a great show.

Innovation Handi-hour

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Join us on Wednesday, March 25, in the Luce Foundation Center from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in the Smithsonian American Art Museum as we celebrate craft and innovation with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with our latest Handi-hour.

Computers and Art

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

This blog post is adapted from an essay written by Michael Mansfield, associate curator of film and media arts, to accompany the exhibition, Watch This! Revelations in Media Art, opening April 24 and running through September 7.

Q and Art: Margaret Jordan Patterson

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

I love the bright flower prints by Margaret Jordan Patterson. Can you tell me more about the artist?

Luce Artist Talk: Five Questions with Costume Designer Deb Sivigny

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Join us this Saturday, March 21st at 1:30 p.m. to see how costume design and artworks in the Luce Foundation Center connect to one another as part of our Luce Artist Talks.

Throwback Thursday: The Last Waltz: Lincoln's Second Inauguration

3 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

President Lincoln celebrated his second inaugural ball 150 years ago on March 6, 1865, at the US Patent Office Building, now home to the American Art Museum as well as the National Portrait Gallery. Though the president's words wereShow More Summary

Yoga in Luce

3 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Yoga in Luce is a new monthly program that pairs yoga and art appreciation. Alongside the artworks of the Luce Foundation Center, participants will practice an hour of Vinyasa yoga, a style that prioritizes flowing movement and breath, taught by a credentialed instructor from Flow Yoga Center. Show More Summary

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