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Current Press Releases


11/28/2016
Media Advisory — Vaquero by Luis Jiménez Returns To Public View Dec. 3


11/17/2016
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Surpasses $100 Million Campaign Goal


11/9/2016
Press Release — Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern Presents a Fresh Perspective on the Innovative Vision of This Modern Master


11/8/2016
Media Advisory — Press Preview Nov. 16 for Gene Davis: Hot Beat


11/2/2016
Media Advisory — Press Preview Nov. 10 for Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern


10/20/2016
Press Release — SAAM's Galleries for Folk and Self-Taught Art Re-Open with 59 Recent Acquisitions


10/4/2016
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Releases “Renwick Gallery WONDER 360” Virtual Reality App


9/16/2016
Press Release — Abraham Thomas Is the New Bresler Curator-in-Charge at the Renwick Gallery


9/9/2016
Media Advisory — Striking 27-Foot Tall Sculpture by Jonathan Borofsky To Be Installed Outside Smithsonian American Art Museum


9/7/2016
Press Release — Sarah Newman and Melissa Ho Join SAAM Curatorial Staff


8/25/2016
Fact Sheet — New Installation of Art by African Americans in Permanent Collection Galleries


8/24/2016
Fact Sheet — Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten Opens Aug. 26


7/21/2016
Press Release — Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016 Opens Sept. 9


6/30/2016
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Acquires Artworks by Janet Echelman, Maya Lin and Leo Villareal


6/16/2016
Fact Sheet — The Art of Romaine Brooks Opens June 17


6/1/2016
Press Release — Connections: Contemporary Craft at the Renwick Gallery Opens July 1


5/17/2016
Press Release — Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions Examines the Artist’s Creative Process


5/12/2016
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Acquires Six Masterpieces by Self-Taught American Artist Bill Traylor


5/4/2016
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces 2016–2017 Fellowship Appointments


4/28/2016
Press Release — Lauren Kroiz Receives the 12th Annual Frost Essay Award for Her Article About John Steuart Curry


4/27/2016
Press Release — "America Now" Celebrates Democracy and Civic Engagement at Three Smithsonian Museums


4/27/2016
Press Release — "América Ahora" Ciudadanos participan en tres museos del Smithsonian


4/12/2016
Press Release — Michael Lobel Awarded the 28th Annual Eldredge Prize for His Book John Sloan: Drawing on Illustration


3/02/2016
Press Release — Major Grant From Mellon Foundation To Support Linked Open Data Initiative


2/16/2016
Press Release — SAAM Celebrates 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival


2/12/2016
Fact Sheet — No Mountains in the Way