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Current Press Releases


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


12/18/2015
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Acquires “Agricola IV” by David Smith


11/13/2015
Media Advisory — Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Marks Historic Reopening of Renwick Gallery


10/29/2015
Media Advisory — Press Conference and Open House for Renwick Gallery Opening and WONDER


10/22/2015
Press Release —New Exhibition Crosscurrents Explores the Interplay Between American and European Modernists


10/21/2015
Press Release —UPDATED
Renwick Gallery Opens Nov. 13 After Major Renovation of its National Historic Landmark Building


10/21/2015
Press Release — UPDATED
Press Release: WONDER Opens Nov. 13 at the Renwick Gallery


10/9/2015
Media Advisory — Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty Press Preview


9/23/2015
Press Release —UPDATED
First Retrospective in 20 Years of Master Photographer Irving Penn Opens Oct. 23 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum


9/15/2015
Media Advisory — "Vaquero" Sculpture To Be Removed for Conservation Treatment


9/5/2015
Fact Sheet — "The Modern Pueblo Painting of Awa Tsireh"


7/22/2015
Press Release — Hadrien Viraben Awarded the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2015 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize


7/6/2015
Press Release — First Retrospective in 20 Years of Master Photographer Irving Penn Opens Oct. 23 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum


6/2/2015
Press Release — John Jacob Joins Curatorial Staff at the Smithsonian American Art Museum as its McEvoy Family Curator for Photography


6/1/2015
Press Release — WONDER Opens Nov. 13 at the Renwick Gallery


5/8/2015
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces 2015–2016 Fellowship Appointments


4/23/2015
Press Release — "America Now" - Innovation at Three Museums


4/21/2015
Press Release — Renwick Gallery Reopening Announced by Smithsonian American Art Museum — Museum Will Reopen to the Public Nov. 13


4/1/2015
Press Release — Tanya Sheehan Receives 11th Annual Frost Essay Award


4/1/2015
Press Release — Amy Lyford Awarded the 27th Annual Eldredge Prize


3/23/2015
Press Release — Watch This! Revelations in Media Art Opens April 24 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum


3/12/2015
Press Release — Special Installation of 19 American Masterworks from the Thelma and Melvin Lenkin Collection Opens April 17 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum


3/4/2015
Press Release — The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi Opens April 3 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum


2/16/2015
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Celebrates 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival with Day of Family Activities


2/2/2015
Press Release — Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces Formation of American Art Collaborative and Launch of Linked Open Data Initiative


1/26/2015
Press Release — UPDATED
Mingering Mike's Supersonic Greatest Hits Opens Feb. 27 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum