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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 […]

SAAM Arcade 2021: Building Community, Embracing Individuality


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 jam. Test out brand new video and tabletop games created by the talented developers, artists, and creators that make up our SAAM Arcade community. This […]


Profs & Pints DC: The Birth of the Multimedia Blockbuster

Church Hall

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Birth of the Multimedia Blockbuster,” on the transformation of Star Wars from movie into video game and template for a changed entertainment industry, with William O’Hara, assistant professor of music and media at Gettysburg College. Buckle up all you gamers, Star Wars fans, tech enthusiasts, and entrepreneurs. You’re about […]

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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 we celebrate Color, Line, and Form and the ways these essential art elements show up in video games. Independent developers will display their games in […]


The Temple of Invention AR Experience

Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum F St NW &, 8th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Visit SAAM and experience the museum's free and new AR experience, "The Temple of Invention", now available to visitors from April 18 through May 16, 2024. Before it was an […]