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Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first art collection, is an unparalleled record of the American experience from the colonial period to today. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Highlights are images of the American West, WPA murals, impressionism, folk art, photography, video and media art, works by African American and Latino artists, and modern and contemporary art.
The Luce Foundation Center for American Art, the first visible art storage and study center in Washington, allows visitors to browse more than 3,300 works from the collection. It adjoins the Lunder Conservation Center, the first art conservation facility to allow the public permanent behind-the-scenes views of the preservation of artworks. Open 11:30 am - 7 pm daily except Dec. 25.
Capacity, Theatre-style: 346
August 27, 2019 From: 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM Sketching: Draw and Discover
August 25, 2019 From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Beyond the Studio Workshop: Tunnel Book Making with Jodi Hoover
Now - September 2, 2019 From: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue
Now - October 14, 2019 Times Vary 'American Myth & Memory: David Levinthal Photographs'
Now - June 6, 2020 From: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM Sculpture Down to Scale: Models for Public Art at Federal Buildings, 1974-1985