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American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

American University Museum

Free and open to the public, the AU Museum hosts rotating exhibitions of contemporary art from around the globe and the Alper Initiative, a dedicated research and display space for the art history of Washington, DC.

Located on American University’s main campus at the Katzen Arts Center.

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While the museum's doors are closed, our team is busy working to bring you #ArtWhereYouAre. We are centralizing our digital content, including e-book catalogs, exhibition highlights, selections from our permanent collection, and more on our Museum@Home page. We look forward to connecting with you online!


Images: Viola Frey, Untitled (Blue Hands, Hat of Figurines), Greedy Grandmother Series, 1980. Oil and acrylic on paper, 30 x 22 1/2 in. ALF no. VF-0330WP. Artists’ Legacy Foundation, Oakland, CA. Art © Artists’ Legacy Foundation/Licensed by ARS, New York. Photograph by M. Lee Fatherree.