October 2017

  • Lumia: The Art of Light

    Beginning in the 1920s and into the next few decades, Thomas Wilfred was something of an art-world star, having fused modern art and pre-digital technology to create his luminous works.
  • Beyond the Studio Workshops

    The Luce Foundation Center celebrates the art that we find in everyday life with Beyond the Studio Workshops. This new series will connect visitors with local professionals working in the arts and provide insight into the creative processes of local applied artists.
    Anne on October 6, 2017
  • From the Director: A Banner Year at SAAM

    As SAAM's new director, the opportunity to select banners that reflect the amazing strength and diversity of our collections was a treat. The banners help reflect on the outside the treasures on the inside of our building.
    SAAM on October 10, 2017
  • Kara Walker: Dark Shadows of History

    For over two decades, African American artist Kara Walker has been making work that weaves together imagery from the antebellum South, the brutality of slavery, and racist stereotypes. Walker, one of the most prominent artists working today, emerged in the mid-1990s with incendiary, provocative works set in the past but that were very much about the present.
    Sarah on October 13, 2017
  • Murder Is Her Hobby Opens at the Renwick

    Murder Is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death takes a look at the godmother of forensics who combined art, craft, and criminology.
  • Rick Araluce: Tunnel Vision

    You step out onto the edge of the platform and you wait. You look towards the end of the tunnel and see lights flicker in the distance and the rumblings of what sound like a train approaching. But how far away is it?
  • Fall Movies at SAAM

    Movies at SAAM invites you to screenings of two extraordinary documentaries that explore the craft and philosophy of the 1970s New York art world.
    Ryan on October 27, 2017
  • Stranger Things

    It has been a bumper season for eerie exhibitions at SAAM and the Renwick Gallery.
    Sara on October 31, 2017