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Stories for August 2014

Five Questions for Andrew Greene, Director of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

August 12, 2014

On August 16th at 2 p.m., the Smithsonian American Art Museum's and National Portrait Gallery's next Cine-Concert series features Andrew Greene, Director of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, performing his original score for the Buster Keaton classic College (1927, 66 minutes).


Five Questions with Meg Saligman, Muralist and Conservation Advocate

August 7, 2014

Meg Saligman is an award winning artist at the forefront of the contemporary mural movement in Philadelphia. She is recognized worldwide for her work with light, paint, glass, buildings, and people.


Surf's Up at American Art!

August 5, 2014

The dog days of summer and the beach beckons but can't get out of town? Well, American Art can help with that.


Family Ties: Marc Fasanella on his Father's Painting Family Supper

August 1, 2014

On the occasion of the exhibition, Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget, marking the artist's one-hundredth birth anniversary, Ralph's son Marc shares his thoughts on his father's iconic painting, Family Supper. Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget closes this Sunday, August 3, at American Art.