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Yes We Can [Edit Wikipedia]!

March 8, 2017

Join SAAM for a very special Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Saturday, March 25, 2017.


Luce Unplugged: Five Questions (+2) with The Galaxy Electric

March 7, 2017

On March 9 from 5:30-7 p.m, The Galaxy Electric, a psychedelic pop band filled with bossa nova and tribal rhythms, will play at the Luce Foundation Center's Luce Unplugged. In partnership with D.C. Music Download, this free, monthly concert series features the best of D.C.'s local music scene.


A Healing Machine for the Elementary School Classroom

March 3, 2017

If you have visited SAAM's folk and self-taught art galleries since they re-opened in October, you probably encountered Emery Blagdon's wondrous Healing Machine, an installation of individual paintings and found-material sculptures suspended from the ceiling. While many museum visitors are moved by The Healing Machine, Blagdon's work found a new life this winter in an elementary school about two miles from the SAAM.


Can You Name #5WomenArtists?

March 1, 2017

It all began with a challenge, exactly one year ago. The National Museum of Women in the Arts posed a question and the goal was simple: get people talking about women artists.