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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Kuniyoshi as Organizer

5 hours agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

This is the third and final blog post 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 Archives of American Art is on view in the Lawrence A. Show More Summary

Come Play With Us: Five Questions (+1) with Game Designers Nathalie Pozzi and Eric Zimmerman

last weekArts / Museums : Eye Level

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is thrilled to take part in America Now! a three-part collaboration jointly organized with the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of American History. In our inaugural year, all three museums have been focused on highlighting a fundamental part of the American experience: innovation!

Seeing Things (14): Christo at 80

last weekArts / Museums : Eye Level

This is the fourteenth in a series of personal observations about how people experience and explore museums. Take a look at Howard's other blog posts about seeing things. Today, celebrating Christo's 80th birthday and a look at his Running Fence.

Luce Artist Talk: Five Questions with Rachel Schmidt

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Luce Artist Talks presents Rachel Schmidt, whose exhibit, Forgotten Futures, tells the futuristic fairy tale of the last elephant. On Saturday, June 20th, Rachel will be in the Luce Foundation Center to talk about the exhibition, her other works, and the connections she sees between her work and artworks on view in Luce.

Five Questions: DC Jazz Composers Collective

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

The American Art Museum's monthly concert series, Take 5!, brings one of America's original art forms—jazz—to the stage every third Thursday. On June 18th, the DC Jazz Composers Collective, will play new works they composed for this performance taking inspiration from our collection.

Yasuo Kuniyoshi as Teacher

3 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

This is the second 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.

Luce Unplugged: Five Questions with Tomás Pagán Motta

3 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Local singer/songwriter Tomás Pagán Motta, who released his debut solo album earlier this year, will at our Luce Unplugged on June 11th. His cozy, mellow vocals are certainly a perfect fit for the acoustics in our space. Tomás is busy preparing for a tour this fall, but took some time to answer a few questions for us.

Luce Design Series: First Up is Stitch and Rivet's Katie Stack

4 weeks agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

In today's design-focused and hand-crafted world, we are always excited to learn more about the people who make the items we use. The Luce Foundation Center's summer series, Luce Design, does just that by bringing in local designers who share about their work and the creativity behind it.

Preserving Media Art: A Collaborative Conservation Process

last monthArts / Museums : Eye Level

Media-based artworks, like those presented in our Watch This! Revelations in Media Art exhibition (on view until September 7, 2015), are a relatively new aspect of museum collections. Like all of our artworks, they are cared for and preserved by our team of conservators. Find out more....

Yasuo Kuniyoshi as Artist

last monthArts / 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

last monthArts / 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 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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!

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

"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

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

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

2 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

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

3 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

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

3 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.

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