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Stories for January 2017

Luce Unplugged Community Showcase: Five Questions + One with Feedel Band

January 26, 2017

On January 27, Feedel Band and Insect Factory will perform at our Winter Luce Unplugged Community Showcase in the Luce Foundation Center.


Stephanie Stebich Appointed New SAAM Director

January 24, 2017

Stephanie Stebich, executive director of the Tacoma Art Museum in Tacoma, Wash., since 2005, has been named The Margaret and Terry Stent Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, effective April 3.


Seeing Things (17): Art and Healing

January 20, 2017

This is the seventeenth in a series of personal observations about how people experience and explore museums. Take a look at Howard's other blog posts about seeing things in a museum.


Abraham Thomas: New Curator-in-Charge at SAAM's Renwick Gallery

January 18, 2017

Abraham Thomas recently joined the museum's staff as The Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at the Renwick Gallery. Thomas writes about the intersection of American craft, the Renwick, and his interests.


Folk and Self-Taught Art, Now in the Luce Center

January 13, 2017

SAAM's open storage Luce Foundation Center is by no means a static place. With a calendar full of public programs and one of the most Instagrammable spaces in the city (we may be biased), you can see how the space is constantly changing in our folk and self-taught art cases.