Film Preview: Walls of Respect: Norman Parish and the Parish Art Gallery

June 6, 2022

You are cordially invited to the preview of Walls of Respect: Norman Parish and the Parish Art Gallery, a new documentary about the legacy of the acclaimed artist and activist […]

Reception and Film Preview: Walls of Respect: Norman Parish and the Parish Art Gallery


Walls of Respect is a new documentary honoring the life and work of Norman Parish, Jr., whose Georgetown gallery showcased international African-American art when few galleries did the same. This […]

SAAM Arcade 2021: Building Community, Embracing Individuality

August 8, 2021

SAAM Arcade is back and online this year! Join us for a day of virtual play and be the first to discover the latest independent games created during SAAM’s inaugural game […]

Kristine Mays: Rich Soil

June 26, 2021

Opening June 26, 2021 Contemporary American artist Kristine Mays’s life-size, three-dimensional dancing wire sculptures will emerge throughout Hillwood’s gardens for the second ever installation of art in the gardens. Mays […]

¡Printing the Revolution! Virtual Conversation Series: Creating in a Digital Sphere

May 13, 2021

The digital realm defines a new chapter of Chicanx graphics. Artists use technologically based artwork to critique Big Tech, as well as distribute digital graphics across social media networks as […]

New Writings in American Art: Virtual Conversation with Adair Margo

May 5, 2021

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual conversation featuring author and arts leader Adair Margo. Learn more about Margo’s most recent publication, Voices of La Lydia: The History […]

Art Signs Online: Artful Conversations in ASL with the Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 11, 2021

Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute virtual conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is presented in American Sign Language (ASL) […]