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Focus on African American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Focus on African American Art at Smithsonian

Earlier this month our group went to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Our guide Lee Ann gave us a retrospective look at African American Art work throughout the museum. It was a great way to familiarize yourself with the Museum’s collection, while focusing on African American Artists. We began by viewing these rare portraits painted by Joshua Johnson,…

All the Presidential Portraits

All the Presidents Portraits

Our group had a great time at the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery. The Portrait Gallery is the only Museum that has all of the presidents for the public to view. Virginia did a great job walking us through history while taking us through the portraits. Our stroll down historic memory lane was made very easy with having the portraits…

Art at the Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Dumbarton Museum Sculpture

Last weekend we visited Dumbarton Oaks Museum.  I love this museum because of the unique collection and the story of how the collection came together. Quite a few attendees had never been to this museum. Below is a little snippet from the museum’s website about the previous owners Robert and Mildred Bliss. Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss…