Dec
22

New acquisition for SAAM

New acquisition for SAAM

The American Art Museum recently announced it is acquiring David Smith’s Agricola IV, a ground-breaking sculpture by one of the country’s most important artists. Agricola IV is a major addition to the museum’s presentation of American art in the 20th century. Sculpture Curator Karen Lemmey offers some insight into Smith’s work.
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Dec
18

Star Wars: The Force is strong with this museum

Star Wars: The Force is strong with this museum

Since its debut in 1977, “Star Wars” has become a hugely popular cultural force. The Star Wars saga continues today with the release of  the much anticipated  “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” proof of the strong and lasting impact of this sci-fi epic. Museum specialist Drew Robarge shares some of his favorite Star Wars-related items from the collections of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Continue reading Star Wars: The Force is strong with this museum

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