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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.

Mithili Wanambi, Wuyal at Yanawal. From the Madayin exhibition.

Spring Exhibitions & EventsFebruary 4 through May 21


Upcoming events, free and open to all:

  • Opening Reception
    Feb. 4, 6:00-9:00
  • Gallery Talk: The Deeply Social Art of Gail Rebhan
    Feb. 5, 2:00-3:00
    Register for Feb. 5


Image credit: Mithili Wanambi, Wuyal at Yanawal. From the Madayin exhibition.

Full schedule of gallery talks and more museum events will be announced—see past gallery talks on the AU Museum Youtube channel.

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Carolyn Alper, Untitled, n.d. Acrylic on canvas

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Carter, Duck (detail).

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