Art Signs Online: Artful Conversations in ASL

May 13, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 5:30 p.m. ET Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute gallery conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is […]

Smithsonian American Art Museum Virtual Fellows Lectures

May 12, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2:30–5 p.m. ET Thursday, May 13, 2:30–5 p.m. ET Friday, May 14, 2:30–5 p.m. ET Join the 2020–2021 class of Smithsonian American Art Museum research fellows as […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021

As part of the Smithsonian’s phased re-emergence, the Renwick Gallery will reopen on May 14 with “Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020.”

New Writings in American Art: Virtual Conversation with Adair Margo 

May 5, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 7 p.m. ET 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 […]

See Me Online at SAAM 


Wednesday, May 5, 2 p.m. ET Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual program designed for art lovers with mild to moderate dementia and their care partners. Enjoy […]

Virtual May Day Family Celebration

May 1, 2021

Virtual May Day Family Celebration Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. ET Celebrate spring and learn more about art and environmental conservation with our virtual May Day family program. Explore how […]

Renwick Invitational 2020 Virtual Artist Conversation with Lauren Fensterstock

April 29, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 7:00 p.m. ET Discover the wonders of the celestial world with Lauren Fensterstock, one of the artists featured in Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020. Fensterstock is joined by […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 29, 2021


Woolly Mammoth’s free virtual gala will take place on Monday and the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center will reopen on Wednesday with timed-entry ticketing.

More D.C. Institutions Reopening

April 26, 2021

On April 23, the Smithsonian Institution announced that it is planning to reopening seven museums and the National Zoo in May. 

Podcast Release: Luce Listening Party with Jenna Camille

April 23, 2021

Friday, April 23 Luce Unplugged has gone digital! Tune in for a podcast episode featuring singer-songwriter Jenna Camille in conversation with Paul Vodra and Anthony Porreco of Hometown Sounds. Jenna Camille’s background in improvisational jazz brings […]