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Stories for February 2014

Picture This: A Nostalgic Handi-Hour

February 27, 2014

Katie Crooks coordinates the quarterly craft program Handi-hour at the American Art Museum. Coming up: our next Handi-hour on March 6 will be a nostalgic look back at crafts from our youth. Katie demonstrates what's in store. Handi-hour, DC's premier...


Four Questions with the Filmmakers of Rubén Salazar: Man in the Middle

February 25, 2014

Programs Coordinator Alli Jessing spoke with the filmmakers of the upcoming documentary film Rubén Salazar: Man in the Middle, which tells the story of the life and death of prominent Civil Rights-era journalist Rubén Salazar, who was killed by an...


Film Screening: Inocente

February 18, 2014

On February 19, American Art will host a special screening of the acclaimed documentary short film Inocente. This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, which is on view through March...


Picture This: Make Your Own Valentine Selfie Today!

February 14, 2014

Come to American Art to make your own Valentine! Happy Valentine's Day! And to celebrate we've set up a special photobooth in our Kogod Courtyard for that perfect Valentine's Day selfie. Get out of the cold and come on down....


Five Questions for the 21st Century Consort

February 12, 2014

Christopher Kendall, artistic director of the contemporary music ensemble in residence at American Art, the 21st Century Consort, talked with Jo Ann Gillula about the upcoming concert, Tango Amor, Saturday February 15, 2014 at 5 p.m. in American Art's McEvoy...