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SAAM Arcade

Smithsonian American Art Museum F Street and 8th Street NW, Washington DC, DC, United States

Free Week-Long Virtual Event Celebrates Community and Individuality in Gaming The Smithsonian American Art Museum will present its annual “SAAM Arcade” online this year and, for the first time, in a game jam format. The SAAM Arcade 2021 Game Jam is a free weeklong virtual event that takes place beginning Monday, Aug. 2, at 11:30 […]


Kogod Courtyard

SAAM Arcade returns to the Kogod Courtyard for a day full of new games from indie developers along with classic arcade and console games from MAGFest ! Join us as […]


In-Person SAAM Arcade

Kogod Courtyard, Smithsonian American Art Museum G Street NW &, 8th St. NW, Washington DC, DC, United States

Turn the volume up for our annual exploration of video games and art, SAAM Arcade 2023! This annual celebration of creativity and innovation in games explores many of the same themes on display in the new exhibition Musical Thinking: New Video Art and Sonic Strategies. The exhibition explores the powerful resonances between recent video art and […]