Stories for February 2007

Picture This: A Hole in One

February 28, 2007

On my way through the museum this morning I found this construction scene of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard. Norman Foster's canopy is almost complete except for one hole that will remain open until the completion of the floor...


Maya Lin, Prose Poet

February 16, 2007

Maya Lin The AIA's Twenty-five Year Award honors architectural structures that have stood for twenty-five to thirty-five years and have shown lasting importance to the culture throughout. Artdaily reports that AIA selected Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial for the 2007...


Last Weekend for Joseph Cornell

February 16, 2007

Monday, February 19, 2007, is the last day to see the exhibition Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination. (Museum location and hours.) Joseph Cornell, American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum


Valentine's Day Scramble

February 14, 2007

The Luce Center staff made a Valentine's Day word scramble game for visitors. Sample question: Lots of couples go on dates for Valentine's Day. The artist who created this work, behind the glass wall on the 3rd floor, shows us...


SAAM's Second Podcast

February 9, 2007

Dust Bowl by Alexandre Hogue Ninety years from now, when America begins to reflect on the past one hundred years, what will our descendants think of the early part of the 21st century? And how will artists define the era?...