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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
April 26, 2019 Starting: 12:15 PM Art Bites Gallery Talks: Renée Ater
May 10, 2019 Starting: 07:00 PM Film Screening: In the Year of the Pig
May 29, 2019 Starting: 06:00 PM Conversation Pieces
Now - August 18, 2019 From: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM 'Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975'
Now - September 2, 2019 From: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue