Smithsonian Associates Presents August Program Highlights

July 27, 2017 The August issue of the Smithsonian Associates’ program guide features a variety of educational and cultural programs, including seminars, lectures, studio arts classes, performances for adults and children and local and regional study tours. Highlights this month include: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Urban Vision: New York City Overnight …

Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery Explores Rich Buddhist Heritage of Asia

“Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia” To Go On View Oct. 14 July 27, 2017 Buddhism is practiced by millions around the globe and holds a rich and diverse history spanning more than 2,500 years. “Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia,” opening Oct. 14 at the …

National Museum of African Art Presents Largest Selection of Its Permanent Collection in One Exhibition

300 Works of Art Seen Through Seven Perspectives July 27, 2017 “Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa’s Arts” will open at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Nov. 4. The exhibition will be the largest long-term presentation of the museum’s collection in over a decade and the first to offer broad …