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  • Leslie Umberger on Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor

    Bill Traylor was born into an enslaved family in rural Alabama around 1853. Although slavery ended when Traylor was about twelve, things in Alabama didn't chang... Read more

    The 30 October 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Art Bites: Teresita Fernández's "Nocturnal (Horizon Line)"

    Art Bites is a new series on Eye Level based on lunchtime talks at the museum. They feature the voices of SAAM's research fellows who share their discoveries... Read more

    The 23 October 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Art Bites: Gold Mining, Cripple Creek

    Art Bites is a new series on Eye Level based on lunchtime talks at the museum. They feature the voices of SAAM's research fellows who share their discoveries... Read more

    The 18 October 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Conservation: A Tale of Two Summers

    Matthew Fields was a recent pre-program intern at the Lunder Conservation Center, as part of the Smithsonian Conservation Internship for Broadening Access... Read more

    The 11 October 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Beyond the Studio Workshop: Kokedama

    On Sunday, October 7th from 1 to 3pm, the Luce Foundation Center will host an installment of Beyond the Studio, a lecture and workshop series where... Read more

    The 04 October 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor Opens Today

    Bill Traylor (ca. 1853-1949) is among the most important American artists of the twentieth century. Born into an enslaved family in rural Alabama, he was an... Read more

    The 28 September 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Luce Unplugged: Rob Stokes

    On Thursday, September 13th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, the Luce Foundation Center hosts another installment of Luce Unplugged. Thursday shows, presented with D.C.... Read more

    The 12 September 2018 by   Americanart
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  • A Woman Deserving Our Attention and RESPECT

    Growing from a child whose voice rang out singing Gospel music in church to a celebrated singer and songwriter, Aretha Franklin was a force and an icon. Her... Read more

    The 16 August 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Road Trip: Painted Deserts

    Our website asks the question: Where Will American Art Take You? In response, we've put together an occasional series of artful road trips based on staff... Read more

    The 07 August 2018 by   Americanart
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  • Conservation in the Digital Age

    I recently attended a Conservation Gallery Talk by Media Conservator, Dan Finn, on the challenges of conserving Jenny's Holzer's a 29-foot column that... Read more

    The 26 July 2018 by   Americanart
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