New acquisitions and visitor favorites at SAAM examine the explosion of possibility in US art between the 1940s and today.
Fellowships at SAAM and its Renwick Gallery provide funding, collections access, and professional advancement to scholars researching US art, craft, and visual culture.
SAAM kicks off the reopening of their new modern and contemporary galleries with a talk by the artist on September 20.
This new exhibition at SAAM explores the powerful resonances between video art and popular music.
This March, the fifth edition of SAAM’s annual festival features screenings and discussions with filmmakers Alison O’Daniel and Vivienne Dick.
On October 12, the award-winning art critic, poet, and Hyperallergic editor will examine nature through the contrasting visions of a 19th-century landscape painter and a 20th-century abstractionist.
Residential fellowships at SAAM and its Renwick Gallery provide funding, collections access, and professional advancement to scholars researching the art, craft, and visual culture of the US.
Opportunities for scholars include a professional development program with the peer-reviewed journal American Art as well as residential fellowships at SAAM and its Renwick Gallery.
After expanding its collection with work made by a broadly representative group of American artists, SAAM will feature more than 130 of these recently acquired pieces in a new exhibition.
Scholars who are producing research on US-American art history and related visual culture topics have until September 15 to apply for Toward Equity in Publishing.
From March 1 to 21, watch online screenings hosted by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and attend weekly conversations with the artists and museum curators.