Bunch Named 14th Smithsonian Secretary

May 28, 2019

The first African American secretary, Bunch is also the first former director of a Smithsonian museum to occupy the top spot since ornithologist Alexander Wetmore.

Rasmussen Talks About AU’s Corcoran Collection

March 14, 2019

In addition to paintings, drawings and prints, the American University Museum acquired 900 objects, from ancient terracottas to a nylon piece with “all kinds of herbs in it … full of bugs.”

LAST CHANCE: Cultural Breakfast This Thursday

February 14, 2019

At the March 7 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Jack Rasmussen will talk about the Corcoran Legacy Collection, acquired by the AU Museum following the dissolution of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

DCArtswatch June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018

Compiled by Richard Selden AU MUSEUM GETS CORCORAN ART Nearly 9,000 works of art from the Corcoran collection that the National Gallery of Art chose not to acquire after the […]

Heads Up: Parking at ANC, Bring Back Johnson’s, GU Hospital Work

February 26, 2018

Two important meetings tonight, Monday, Feb. 26: ANC 2E at Georgetown Visitation (parking is on the agenda) and an American University town hall (with an appeal to save Johnson’s Garden Center). Starting Wednesday: site prep for Medstar’s new surgical pavilion.