Articles tagged: Smithsonian American Art Museum


Hearts of Our People Represents the Artistic Power of Native Women From Past to Present

Content warning: This article references sexual assault and suicide. On the wall of the Renwick Gallery there is “Sunshine on a Cannibal.” Rectangular canvases placed closely together create a jarring... Read more


Artists Respond Presents Dynamic Commentary on the Vietnam War

On the third floor of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the elevator door opens to face three four-foot tall canvases painted a deep, glowing red. In bold white font, they... Read more


Sights Unseen Exposes the Cracks in the Surveillance State

The information age has revolutionized the ways humans connect with each other. Most Georgetown students do not remember a time before the emergence of cell phones or the Internet and... Read more