Posts Tagged ‘Smithsonian American Art Museum’

Photos: Olivia Neutron-John and Be Steadwell at American Art Museum

Photos: Young Rapids / Pleasure Curses at American Art Museum

Young Rapids at Smithsonian American Art Museum, May 22nd.
Full gallery here.

Come to the American Art Museum This Friday to See Young Rapids and Pleasure Curses!

Plus: free beer!

FRIDAY: Come to Our American Art Museum Show with Art Sorority for Girls and lowercase letters!

Free beer tastings, free gorgeous space, and free music!

In Bird Art, Do Animals Become Objects?

The Smithsonian American Art Museum puts a bird on it.

Friday! Come to Our Laughing Man and Furniteur Show at the American Art Museum

This Friday, drink free beer with us and dig on bluesy experimental rock and moody space disco.

American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation

Capping off its fundraising goal for a $30 million renovation, the Smithsonian American Art Museum has announced a $5.4 million gift from David M. Rubenstein, a member of the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents as well as the co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group. An active preservationist, Rubenstein has also made recent gifts to the Washington Monument, the [...]

We’re Co-Presenting a Free Show Tonight, and You Should Come

Paint Branch and The Walking Sticks are playing the Luce Foundation Center (inside the Smithsonian American Art Museum) tonight. Washington City Paper is co-presenting the concert with the museum. Here are 10 reasons you should come:
1. Both of those bands were among Washington City Paper's favorite music in 2013
2. The show is free
3. "American Cool" opens today [...]

Come to Our Luce Unplugged Show With Paint Branch and The Walking Sticks

Back in December 2011, Title Tracks frontman John Davis played an intimate set in the Luce Foundation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Museum as part of its regular Luce Unplugged series. Toward the end of the set, Davis brought up his old bandmate from Q and Not U, Chris Richards—now the pop critic at the Washington Post—and the pair played some [...]

The Art of the Steal: A Brief History of Museum Theft in D.C.

It’s no theft of the Mona Lisa, but the tale of the “flea market” Renoir was one of the best art-theft stories the D.C. area has seen in years—made irresistible by the fishy claims of a local woman who, saying she paid $7 for Renoir’s “On the Shore of the Seine” at a flea market [...]

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