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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...


Picture This: Spring, Cherry Blossoms, and Family

April 15, 2014

The Onoe Ryu Dance group performs at our Cherry Blossom Family Day. Spring has arrived (well, I'm not sure it's made up its mind just yet). But the weather was very spring-like this last Saturday when the American Art celebrated...


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...


Picture This: A Reason to Draw Cupcakes!

January 23, 2014

Cupcakes! Draw but do not touch. In his Drawing at Dusk sketch activity last Friday night, sweets-obsessed artist Cory Oberndorfer discussed why we are all just dogs with treats on our noses. He said that spending 10-30 minutes drawing something...