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Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Art Bites Gallery Talk

Ongoing Tours & Activities Take a lunch break and join SAAM’s research fellows—the next generation of scholars of American art—as they share new discoveries about artworks from the collection. Learn the stories behind these works of art and find out what they can tell us about America’s ever-changing culture. Meet in G Street Lobby On February 22, research fellow Talia Shabtay discusses Harry Bertoia’s Sculpture Group Symbolizing World’s Communication in the Atomic Age (1959). Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in G Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor Symposium

One-Time Events The simplified forms of Bill Traylor's artwork belie the complexity of his world, creativity, and inspiring bid for self-definition in a segregated culture. Join us for an afternoon of discussions and lectures on topics related to the exhibition, Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. A distinguished group of scholars provide new insights and information about how one man's visual record of African American life gives larger meaning to the story of the nation.  Please note the location of this program at SAAM, 8th and G streets, NW.  Symposium Participants Margaret Lynne Ausfeld, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Radcliffe Bailey, artist William Ferris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Randall Seth Morris, independent curator, writer, and co-owner of Cavin-Morris Gallery Diana Baird N'Diaye, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Richard J. Powell, Duke University Leslie Umberger, exhibition curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum See full schedule of events here.… Categories: Lectures & Discussions. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McEvoy Auditorium. Webcast: http://americanart.si.edu/videos/between-worlds-art-bill-traylor-symposium-155048. Cost: Free; Walk-In. Related Exhibition: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor . Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

CANCELED: Beyond the Studio Workshop: Repeat Pattern Design with Kathryn Zaremba

One-Time Events THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Hear from professionals that work in the arts, then sharpen your own creative skills with a hands-on activity related to the speaker's own expertise. Hear from teaching artist, Kathryn Zaremba, about her experience as a maker in DC. Then receive instruction on how to create your very own repeat pattern designs. Presented in collaboration with The Lemon Collective. Registration required | Tickets available February 10th at 12pm Photo courtesy of the artist. Categories: Demonstrations. Lectures & Discussions. Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: 3rd Floor | Luce Foundation Center. Cost: $10 | Registration Required. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, February 25, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, February 25, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Joint SAAM/NPG Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Explore two incredible art collections under one roof!  Join docents from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery for a joint highlights tour.  Experience the best of both museums and discover the unique history of their shared building. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Conservation Conversation: Preserving SAAM's Collection

Ongoing Tours & Activities Learn how conservators use science, art history, and skill to preserve objects from the museum’s collections at the Lunder Conservation Center during this weekly tour. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet at G Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:00 PM.

Yoga in Luce

One-Time Events Bring your mat and relax with this Vinyasa yoga and art appreciation series. Participants will be invited to reflect on an artwork of their choosing before a credentialed instructor from Flow Yoga Center leads a one hour, all levels class. Please note: participants must register online with the purchase tickets link above. We do not accept cash at the door. Categories: After Five. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, Third Floor. Cost: $10 Tickets on sale now! Get Tickets: https://eventactions.com/eareg.aspx?ea=Rsvp&invite=gpwjjt1m8555s3fhg7y9agn4abp8fekbbp8n5k50j0a221y68wr7. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Black History Month, docent-led walk-in tours will highlight an African American artist in the permanent collection. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 1, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 1, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 1, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Bill Traylor Blue with Marvin Sewell and Jason Moran

One-Time Events Join guitarist Marvin Sewell and pianist Jason Moran for a special night of improvisational jazz inspired by the exhibition Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. Tour the galleries before enjoying this musical conversation, as Sewell and Moran riff off the artworks and one another. Examining questions such as “what does Seated Woman sound like?” they explore the connections between Traylor’s artwork and the music of his generation and pay tribute to the vast societal changes that artist Bill Traylor experienced—the Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation, and the steady rise of African American urban culture in the South. For one night only, this improvisational, interpretive performance is not to be missed. Purchase Tickets Now - $25 , The Smithsonian American Art Museum uses a third-party for ticket sales. You will be directed to eventfarm.com to complete your purchase; Event Farm’s terms of service apply. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Image Credit: Clay… Categories: After Five. Performances. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McEvoy Auditorium, enter via G Street Lobby. Cost: Purchase Tickets Now -$25, The Smithsonian American Art Museum uses a third-party for ticket sales. You will be directed to eventfarm.com to complete your purchase; Event Farm’s terms of service apply. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Get Tickets: https://bill-traylor-blue.eventfarm.com. Related Exhibition: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Conservation Clinic: How to Care for Quilts

One-Time Events Discover ways to care for quilts with textile conservator Julia M. Brennan. In this hands-on workshop, learn about quilt conservation and explore stabilization methods, proper storage, and handling techniques for your textile heirlooms. Categories: Lectures & Discussions. Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the G Street Lobby. Cost: Materials fee ($15) applies. Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 2, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 2, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 2, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts Film Screening

One-Time Events SAAM presents an encore screening of Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts by filmmaker Jeffrey Wolf. Chasing Ghosts brings the life of artist Bill Traylor vividly to life. Traylor was born around 1853 into an enslaved family in rural Alabama. In the mid-twentieth century, he lived and worked in the state’s segregated capital, Montgomery, where he made a large body of drawn and painted work reflecting on a life that bridged centuries and American eras. The film is followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. Unrated (90 minutes; 2018). Categories: Films. Lectures & Discussions. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McEvoy Auditorium. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor . Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, March 2, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 3, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 3, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. Sunday, March 3, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 4, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 4, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 4, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Joint SAAM/NPG Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Explore two incredible art collections under one roof!  Join docents from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery for a joint highlights tour.  Experience the best of both museums and discover the unique history of their shared building. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

See Me at SAAM

One-Time Events See Me at the Smithsonian American Art Museum is a gallery program to enhance the well-being of individuals with dementia and their care partners by experiencing and discussing art in a small group. Registration required, please e-mail access@si.edu or call (202) 633-2921. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the Kogod Courtyard. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 8, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 8, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 8, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Luce Unplugged Community Showcase: Knife Wife & Jax Deluca

One-Time Events Explore some of the three thousand artworks in SAAM’s Luce Center while listening to local bands selected by the Washington City Paper's arts editor, Matt Cohen. The spring showcase, part of the Smithsonian Year of Music and the American Women's History Initiative, features the slowly unfolding compositions of Jax Deluca and the brooding melodies of Knife Wife. Free beer tastings (ages 21+) will be provided by a local brewery. Additional beverages and small snacks available for purchase. Presented with the Washington City Paper. 6:00 p.m. Jax Deluca featuring Dura, with visuals by Patrick Cain 7:00 p.m. Knife Wife FREE | All Ages  Photo by Bruce Guthrie. Categories: After Five. Performances. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center. Cost: FREE | Walk- In. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, March 8, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 9, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 9, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Feminism and the Arts

One-Time Events Think women artists deserve more recognition? It’s your chance to correct the historical record! Join SAAM and Art+Feminism, a campaign to improve coverage of feminism and the arts on Wikipedia, for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. A special tour of remarkable women artists in SAAM’s collection kicks off the program, then learn how to edit and create new articles on Women artists in Wikipedia. All levels of technological proficiency welcome. Categories: Demonstrations. Lectures & Discussions. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McMillan Education Center. Cost: Free; Please RSVP SAAMPrograms@si.edu. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

America InSight: Verbal Description Tours

One-Time Events Join a docent-led tour designed for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Discover highlights of the collection through rich verbal description and sensory experience. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. Sunday, March 10, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 11, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 11, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 11, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

CANCELED - Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

CANCELED - Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Joint SAAM/NPG Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Explore two incredible art collections under one roof!  Join docents from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery for a joint highlights tour.  Experience the best of both museums and discover the unique history of their shared building. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 14, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 14, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 14, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Artists Respond: A Symposium

One-Time Events Join us for a day of discussions and lectures on topics related to Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965–1975. A group of distinguished scholars provides insights into how artists of the Vietnam War era sought to engage—with their current moment, with the public sphere, and with politics. Six artists whose work is in the exhibition—including Rupert García, Hans Haacke, and Martha Rosler—also speak, addressing their varied experiences of the war period. See full schedule of events here.  Please note the location of this program at SAAM, 8th and G streets, NW. Symposium Participants   • Judith Bernstein, artist • Harry Gamboa, Jr. artist • Rupert García, artist • Hans Haacke, artist • Melissa Ho, curator of twentieth-century art, SAAM • Mignon Nixon, professor of modern and contemporary art, University College London • Chon Noriega, professor, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television director, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center • Fred Ritchin, dean emeritus, International… Categories: Lectures & Discussions. Webcasts & Online. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McEvoy Auditorium. Webcast: https://americanart.si.edu/videos/artist-respond-symposium-155195. Cost: Free, Walk-ins welcome, but registration recommended. Related Exhibition: Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, March 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 15, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 15, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 16, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 17, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Art Signs: Gallery Talks in American Sign Language (ASL)

One-Time Events Join us for lively gallery conversations in American Sign Language led by deaf gallery guides. For more information, email SAAMAccess@si.edu. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Accessibility: ASL-interpreted program. Sunday, March 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor. Sunday, March 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 18, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 18, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Joint SAAM/NPG Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Explore two incredible art collections under one roof!  Join docents from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery for a joint highlights tour.  Experience the best of both museums and discover the unique history of their shared building. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Conversation Pieces

One-Time Events Want to deepen your understanding and appreciation of contemporary art? Join Joanna Marsh, SAAM’s Deputy Education Chair, Head of Interpretation and Audience Research, for this ongoing series of gallery talks. Marsh uses a single artwork from the museum’s collection to spark conversation and close looking. Categories: After Five. Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the G Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Yoga in Luce

One-Time Events Bring your mat and relax with this Vinyasa yoga and art appreciation series. Participants will be invited to reflect on an artwork of their choosing before a credentialed instructor from Flow Yoga Center leads a one hour, all levels class. Please note: participants must register online with the purchase tickets link above, which will go live two weeks prior to the program. We do not accept cash at the door. Categories: After Five. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, Third Floor. Cost: $10 Tickets go on sale March 6th at 12pm. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

America InSight: Verbal Description Tours

One-Time Events Join a docent-led tour designed for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Discover highlights of the collection through rich verbal description and sensory experience. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Take 5! with Shannon Gunn

One-Time Events Trombonist and composer Shannon Gunn, the City Paper’s ‘D.C.’s Best Trombonist 2015’performs every Tuesday at Columbia Station with her band the Firebird Organ trio. Shannon also leads the all-women jazz orchestra Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes’ which has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Goethe Institut and Bohemian Caverns, among others. Categories: After Five. Performances. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Kogod Courtyard. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Art Bites Gallery Talk

Take a lunch break and join SAAM’s research fellows—the next generation of scholars of American art—as they share new discoveries about artworks from the collection. Learn the stories behind these works of art and find out what they can tell us about America’s ever-changing culture. On March 22, research fellow Chris Green on Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith's State Names (2000). Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in G Street Lobby. Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Hear Me: Speaking Up in a World of Motion

One-Time Events Free gallery talks and performance presented in collaboration with Imagination Stage. Exhibition Tour: 4:45 p.m.– 6 p.m. Meet in F Street Lobby Performance: 6:15 p.m.–7:15 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), McEvoy Auditorium American history is filled with stories of migration. First, visit Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue to consider how one contemporary artist draws on her own South Vietnamese family’s experience of the Vietnam War to amplify refugees’ voices today. Then, discover thematic connections to Óyeme, the Beautiful, a bilingual (English/Spanish) play that explores the experience of two teens who have escaped violence in Central America to pursue their dreams in the United States. How can the interaction of fine art and performing arts shed light on this complex and relevant issue? Photo by Noe Todovich. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Kids & Families. Performances. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McEvoy Auditorium. Cost: Free; registration required Registration opens Monday, February 4 at 12pm. Get Tickets: https://eventactions.com/eareg.aspx?ea=Rsvp&invite=0k82m2dszrvr6efm38rne3wf0snkwrh98206jzgbu09h52ftw5jk. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, March 22, 2019, 4:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration

One-Time Events Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture. A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and performances. Enjoy face painting, make cherry blossom crafts, and go on a spring-themed scavenger hunt. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Performances. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Kogod Courtyard. Cost: Free; Walk-In. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Beyond the Studio Workshop with National Cherry Blossom Festival Official Artist Simon Bull

One-Time Events Hear from professionals that work in the arts, then sharpen your own creative skills with a hands-on activity related to the speaker's own expertise. Follow a demonstration led by practicing artist, Simon Bull. Presented in collaboration with the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Registration required | Tickets available March 9th at 12pm Photo by Jessica McFadden. Categories: Demonstrations. Lectures & Discussions. Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: 3rd Floor | Luce Foundation Center. Cost: $10 | Registration Required. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 24, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

The 6821 Quintet Celebrates the Cherry Blossom Festival

One-Time Events Join The 6821 Quintet to celebrate spring! Based on the idea that music can bring disparate cultures together, this group of international musicians collaborates every year to premiere a new work commissioned for the opening ceremonies of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Brought together by the Ryuji Ueno Foundation and named after the approximate distance between Washington, DC, and Tokyo, the group consists of musicians Eric Silberger (violin), Shizuka Inoue (violin), Andrew Gonzalez (viola), Clancy Newman (cello), and Ryo Yanagitani (piano). Categories: Performances. Co-sponsor: Renwick Gallery. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: 2nd Floor, Rubenstein Grand Salon. Cost: Free; walk-in. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, March 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 25, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 25, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Joint SAAM/NPG Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Explore two incredible art collections under one roof!  Join docents from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery for a joint highlights tour.  Experience the best of both museums and discover the unique history of their shared building. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Gallery Talk with Melissa Ho

One-Time Events Join Melissa Ho, curator of twentieth-century art, as she guides visitors through Artists Respond, and examines the work by artists who struggled to synthesize the turbulent times of the Vietnam War. Categories: After Five. Lectures & Discussions. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: G Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 29, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 29, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Conservation Gallery Talk: Craft Conversation

Ongoing Tours Objects conservator Gregory Bailey examines the intersections of craft and museum practice through the work of Renwick Invitational artist Stephanie Syjuco, whose large-scale installations address contemporary social and economic issues, including political dissent and the legacy of colonialism.  Meet in Renwick Gallery Lobby. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Event Location: Renwick Gallery Lobby. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Disrupting Craft: Renwick Invitational 2018. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, March 29, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, March 29, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

The Women Directors Film Festival: Visionaries Then and Now

One-Time Events Join us for an all-day film festival highlighting the visionary work of women film directors, across time, space, and creative contexts. Beginning at noon, we spotlight early cinematic trailblazers including Alice Guy Blaché Lois Weber, and more. Post-film conversation with filmmaker and professor Giovanna Chesler. Then, stay for a pairing of Trinh T. Minh-ha’s documentary Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989) and artist Tiffany Chung’s recent video work. The festival finishes with Julie Dash’s beautifully remastered, award-winning feature Daughters of the Dust (1991), with a post-film discussion by author and cultural critic Christina Sharpe. Categories: Films. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McEvoy Auditorium. Cost: Free; Walk-In. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 31, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Women’s History Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about American women. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 31, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, March 31, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, April 1, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, April 1, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, April 1, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Joint SAAM/NPG Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Explore two incredible art collections under one roof!  Join docents from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery for a joint highlights tour.  Experience the best of both museums and discover the unique history of their shared building. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

See Me at SAAM

One-Time Events See Me at the Smithsonian American Art Museum is a gallery program to enhance the well-being of individuals with dementia and their care partners by experiencing and discussing art in a small group. Registration required, please e-mail access@si.edu or call (202) 633-2921. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the Kogod Courtyard. Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, April 5, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, April 5, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, April 5, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Family Day

One-Time Events Did you know orchids live on every continent except Antarctica? Visit the Kogod Courtyard to explore Orchids: Amazing Adaptations, a Smithsonian Gardens, U.S. Botanic Gardens, SAAM, and National Portrait Gallery partnership, and learn how orchids have adapted to diverse habitats. Learn what makes an orchid different from other flowers, make your own paper orchid to take home, and enjoy music and tasty treats from the Courtyard Café. Photo credit:Imijination Photography. Categories: Kids & Families. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Kogod Courtyard. Cost: Free; Walk-In. Saturday, April 6, 2019, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, April 6, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, April 6, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, April 6, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, April 7, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, April 7, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, April 8, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, April 8, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, April 8, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

CANCELED - Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

CANCELED - Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Double Take: One Artwork Two Viewpoints

One-Time Events Explore the influence of mass media on American art and politics during the Vietnam War era in this conversation between Melissa Ho, SAAM curator of twentieth-century art, and Harry R. Rubenstein, curator emeritus of political history at the National Museum of American History. This program is in conjunction with the exhibition Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965–1975. Categories: After Five. Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in G Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Joint SAAM/NPG Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Explore two incredible art collections under one roof!  Join docents from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery for a joint highlights tour.  Experience the best of both museums and discover the unique history of their shared building. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Art Signs: Gallery Talks in American Sign Language (ASL)

One-Time Events Join us for lively gallery conversations in American Sign Language led by deaf gallery guides. For more information, email SAAMAccess@si.edu. Categories: After Five. Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Accessibility: ASL-interpreted program. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, April 12, 2019, 12:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, April 12, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Friday, April 12, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Renwick Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

21st Century Consort: Black Angels

One-Time Events Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965–1975 examines a harrowing and formative period in America. The Consort, SAAM’s contemporary classic ensemble-in residence, mounts a musical corollary to the exhibition with works that speak to the tenor of the times and the pervasive cultural impact that still radiates from them. Join the Consort at 4 p.m. for a pre-concert lecture, followed by the concert beginning at 5 p.m. Photo credit: Malaquias Montoya, Viet Nam/Aztlan, 1973, offset lithograph, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Frank K. Ribelin Endowment. © 1973 Malaquias Montoya, Photo by Mindy Barrett. Categories: Performances. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: McEvoy Auditorium. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, April 14, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

America InSight: Verbal Description Tours

One-Time Events Join a docent-led tour designed for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Discover highlights of the collection through rich verbal description and sensory experience. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Sunday, April 14, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This highlights tour of the museum's collection may include highlights of the temporary exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, April 14, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Special Exhibitions Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the special exhibitions. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Sunday, April 14, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.