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Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection
October 30, 2015 – April 10, 2016

Crosscurrents features stellar paintings and sculpture by major American artists Alexander Calder, David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Georgia O’Keeffe, Wayne Thiebaud and others alongside European giants such as Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró.

American Art Museum
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
October 23, 2015 – March 20, 2016

Some 160 photographs by Irving Penn demonstrate his legacy as a modern master and place him in the context of the contemporary moment.

American Art Museum
Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers' <i>Greek Slave</i> Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers' Greek Slave
July 3, 2015 – February 19, 2017

This one-gallery exhibition reveals the inner workings of the studio of Hiram Powers (1805-1873), who was among the most innovative sculptors of the nineteenth century, eagerly adapting long-standing sculpture traditions to new technologies of his age.

American Art Museum
Direct Carving Direct Carving
February 5, 2015 – Indefinitely

The exhibition includes approximately 24 sculptures from across the twentieth century, nearly all from the museum’s permanent collection. Direct carving is an unusual method of sculpting in which an artist works directly with a piece of stone or wood, usually selected for its unique physical properties.

American Art Museum
Experience America Experience America
August 14, 2014 – Permanent

The 1930s was a heady time for artists in America. Many of the paintings in Experience America were created in 1934 for a pilot program designed to put artists to work, others under the auspices of the WPA that followed.

American Art Museum
American Art through 1940 American Art through 1940
– Permanent

See artworks from the museum’s permanent collection that connect with major moments in America’s past, from early America and the Republic to the settlement of the western frontier, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age.

American Art Museum
Folk and Self-Taught Art Folk and Self-Taught Art
– Permanent

These galleries serve as a reminder that not all artists are formally trained and that the making of art is as much an act of passion as of intellect.

American Art Museum
Art Since 1945 Art Since 1945
– Permanent

On view is modern and contemporary art, including works from Color Field, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop Art.

American Art Museum
Modern and Contemporary Art Modern and Contemporary Art
– Permanent

See contemporary artworks from the museum's permanent collection, including Jenny Holzer's For SAAM and Duane Hanson's Woman Eating.

American Art Museum
Lunder Conservation Center Lunder Conservation Center
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

The Lunder Conservation Center provides the public with a unique opportunity to see conservators at work in five different laboratoires and studios.

American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center for American Art Luce Foundation Center for American Art
– Permanent

The Luce Foundation Center for American Art is the first visible art storage and study center in Washington that showcases more than 3,300 artworks from the museum's permanent collection.

American Art Museum
The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nation's Millenium Assembly
November 19, 1977 – Permanent

This unique work of 20th century folk art was created by James Hampton, a GSA janitor, in a Northeast Washington garage from materials he gathered himself--old furniture, bottles, light bulbs, cardboard, etc.

American Art Museum

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