Smithsonian American Art Museum

Eagles and George Washington have for centuries been mainstream symbols of the United States, and the nation’s unique contributions to science, culture, and the stalwart pursuit of truth.
A Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition slated for 2022—Subversive, Skilled, Sublime: Fiber Art by Women—will showcase a diverse set of incredible fiber artists.
The exhibition ¡Printing the Revolution! The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965 to Now presents, for the first time, historical civil rights-era prints by Chicano artists alongside works by…
Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature and Culture is the first exhibition to examine Humboldt’s impact on five spheres of American cultural development: the visual arts, sciences…

Internationally acclaimed artist Tiffany Chung (b. 1969, Đà Nẵng, Vietnam) is known for her multimedia work that explores migration, conflict and shifting geographies in the wake of political and…

“Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor” brings together 155 drawings and paintings to provide the most encompassing and in-depth study of the artist to date.

Trevor Paglen blurs the lines between art, science, and investigative journalism to construct unfamiliar and at times unsettling ways to see and interpret the world around us. Inspired by the…

Trevor Paglen is an award-winning artist whose work blurs the lines between art, science and investigative journalism to…