American University Museum Reopens with Limited Hours, Timed and Ticketed Entry

By Editorial Team on June 8, 2021

Patrons and university community members can now experience three shows on display at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, as the museum welcomes visitors back and reopened June 1.

Courtesy of American University Museum.

Visitors can reserve timed tickets for June. They will receive a health and safety form via email 24 hours prior to the visit. To enter the museum, visitors must agree to AU’s health and safety guidelines, including wearing a mask throughout the visit and maintaining physical distance.

Three exhibitions are on view:

Peace Corps at 60: Inside the Volunteer Experience

Raya Bodnarchuk: This is a True Picture of How it Was

The Long Sixties: Washington Paintings in the Watkins and Corcoran Legacy Collections, 1957-1982

For visitors who prefer to experience the exhibits virtually, they can be viewed online.

MUSEUM INFORMATION, HOURS, LOCATION: The American University Museum is a three-story public museum and sculpture garden located within American University’s Katzen Arts Center. The region’s largest university facility for exhibiting art, the museum has a permanent collection that highlights the donors’ holdings and AU’s Corcoran Legacy Collection, Watkins Collection and Rothfeld Collection. Rotating exhibitions emphasize regional, national, and international contemporary art.

The Katzen Arts Center, named for Washington-area benefactors Dr. and Mrs. Cyrus Katzen, brings all the visual and performing arts programs at AU into one space. Designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in the arts, the Katzen includes the museum, the Abramson Family Recital Hall, the Studio Theatre, a dance studio, an electronics studio, artists’ studios, rehearsal space, and classrooms. For more information, call 202-885-1300 or look on the Web at

(Source: American University Museum press release)