2020 Exhibitions

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African American Art in the 20th Century

This traveling exhibition presents 45 artworks by 34 African American artists from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. The artists featured came to prominence during the period bracketed by the […]

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Proposed Gifts and Purchases

Museum collections are built primarily through gifts and strategic purchases that undergo a lengthy approval process before they are accessioned into the collection and revealed to the public. Ultimately, the […]

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Spring in Pennsylvania

Take a journey through Pennsylvania landscapes from our works on paper collection as the selection of artists pay tribute to the transformative power of nature. Spring in Pennsylvania would have […]