Ruth Asawa, interned during World War II, is finally being recognized for her sculptures.
An exhibition of works by gay activist David Wojnarowicz reveals his complexity and delicacy.
Many exhibitors use video to present visions that are satirical, serene and poignant.
The latest episode of “Historically Black” explores black love and marriage from slavery to today.
A search for a family connection led one man to an online forum and his great-great-grandfather's music.
Damon Keith is still crusading for justice as a U.S. Court of Appeals judge.
Gift of artwork and $1 million stipulated that the works would be publicly displayed.
The museum’s permanent holdings remain its essence, both historically and aesthetically.
The museum's new Walk-Up Weekday programs means it is easy to drop in to see exhibits and eat at the Sweet Home Cafe.
“US: Emerging Voices in Clay” includes various heritages and unexpected materials.
At 80, Vija Celmins will be getting a major survey of her work in San Francisco.
Barbara and Aaron Levine give major works by the pioneering conceptual artist to the Smithsonian’s modern art museum.
Christopher Costa says the best intelligence officers are always uncomfortable.
The private museum’s online system opens Tuesday for dates from Oct. 4 through November.
After two years, the Smithsonian’s newest venue is experimenting with unticketed weekday admissions.
John Mawurndju’s bark painting is what contemporary pieces look like.
At the Corcoran School of the Arts, a sound and video installation re-creates a Colorado landscape.
Glenstone would like visitors to slow down and experience the art.
Instrument maker in Illinois creates the sound for the 93-foot Tower of Voices 9/11 memorial.
Rusty Powell’s successor faces an institution with undeveloped digital strategy, poor morale.
The six giant zoetropes at the “Loop” at CityCenter have a literary bent.
We outgrow cruel jokes, but never outgrow laughing at human folly.
President and COO Scott Williams is leaving for a history and culture museum in Tennessee.