Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Viewfinder Virtual Film Series: Leslie Thornton on Surviving

The opening is scheduled for Thursday, August 5 at 5:30pm ET.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975-1980

The exhibition is currently on view.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Hosts Its First Game Jam as Part of ​ “SAAM Arcade 2021”

The event begins Monday, August 2 at 11:30am.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Receives Major Gift of Amish Quilts

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has received an extraordinary gift of masterpiece Amish quilts from the collection of Faith and Stephen Brown. The group of quilts is the largest and most significant collection of Amish quilts to enter any major art museum’s permanent collection. The quilts were made between the...

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March 2021 at Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

Virtual Women Filmmakers Festival: Lessons from Environmental Histories with Cecilia Vicuña Wednesday, March 3, 5:30 p.m. ET Join renowned Chilean American artist Cecilia Vicuña for a virtual conversation about her work that explores the deep histories, coastal traditions, and the ecology of her homeland of Chile. Enjoy two short video...

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents ¡Printing the Revolution! The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965 to Now 

Exhibition on view through August 8, 2021.

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November and December 2020 Virtual American Art Programs at Smithsonian American Art Museum

November 2020 Virtual Programs Art & Me Preservation Family Workshop: Unlocking Secrets of the Past Tuesday, November 17, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET Make no bones about it—the art doctor is in! Learn how Smithsonian conservators preserve ancient objects made from bone in this engaging online workshop. From a...

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020

Exhibition on view through June 27, 2021.

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March 2020 at Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery announce March 2020 events.

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: February 19–23

Receptions at DC Arts Center, Open Gallery, Studio Gallery, King Street Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Convergence Arts Initiative, Morton Fine Art, Glen Echo Park Partnership Galleries, Calloway Fine Art & Consulting, Hamiltonian, and CULTIVATE.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists at Renwick Gallery

An opening is scheduled for Friday, February 21 at 10am.

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February 2020 at Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery announces February 2020 events and workshops.

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January 2020 at Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery announces January 2020 events and workshops.

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December 2019 at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum announces their December programming

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Major Retrospective Chiura Obata: American Modern

The exhibition is on view November 27, 2019 through May 25, 2020.

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