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Picture This: The Installation of James Prosek's Mural

October 28, 2014

American Art's latest exhibition, The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art, opens this Friday, October 31. Here's a behind-the-scenes time lapse of the installation of James Prosek's mural.


Throwback Thursday: Picture This: Trees in our Kogod Courtyard

October 16, 2014

It's Throwback Thursday and today, we feature a photo I took in September 2007 as the last tree was lowered into our about-to-be opened Kogod Courtyard. The seventh anniversary of our covered courtyard is coming this November 18.


From Public Library to Public Gallery, Marvin Beerbohm's Automotive Industry Mural is Reinstalled

September 9, 2014

The polished machinery featured in Marvin Beerbohm's "Automotive Industry" mural will be shimmering a little brighter now that the mural has been treated by the American Art Museum's conservation department. The mural, which was previously located in Detroit's Public Library, was recently installed in the museum's first floor.


Picture This: Dowager in a Wheelchair by Philip Evergood

August 14, 2014

If you haven't seen American Art's exhibition Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Collection, it's time do come on down to the museum. The show closes this Sunday, August 17.


Picture This: Watching the World Cup at American Art

July 2, 2014

Fans Attending the World Cup at the Kogod Courtyard Yesterday (Click on image for larger view) The American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery opened up our Kogod Courtyard yesterday afternoon to watch the U.S. – Belgium World Cup...