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American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

The American University Museum is a three-story public museum and sculpture garden located within the university's dynamic and multidisciplinary Katzen Arts Center. The region's largest university facility for exhibiting art, the museum has a permanent collection that highlights AU's Watkins Collection and The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, in addition to our Alper Initiative for Washington Art.

Rotating exhibitions emphasize regional, national, and international contemporary art. The museum's collections enable us to present the art history of Washington, while our Kunsthalle style ensures constantly changing, highly relevant and provocative programming.

Open Tu-Su, 11am-4pm
Museum admission is free. Programs are free or ticketed. Check individual events for more information.
Thru May. 24Volkmar Wentzel
Thru May. 24Robert Franklin Gates: Paint What You See
Thru Apr. 22Ideasthesia: 7 Sensory Perceptions
Thru May. 24Behind the Scenes: Preparators and their Art
Thru May. 24Mortality: A Survey of Contemporary Death Art
Thru May. 24Gods & Monsters
Thru Aug. 9Another Fine Mess
Thu. Apr 9Preparators
Mon. Apr 13MFA First Year Gallery Talk
Sat. Apr 25Spring Family Day
Sat. May 2MFA Thesis Opening Reception & Gallery Talk
May. 2 – 24Theoretical Dilemma
Thu. May 7Gods & Monsters
Sun. May 17JRA Distinguished Artist Series: Kate Kretz
Jun. 17 – Sep. 2Raw Hope of Humanity Rising


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American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
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