Sep
20

Jake’s Take

Jake’s Take

Torch writer Amy Rogers Nazarov and her 14-year-old son, Jake, recently paid their first post-COVID visit to the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery. In a series of photos, Amy captured Jake’s reaction to what they saw. This “Jake’s-eye view” demonstrates that art is not always easy, but the complete story of who we are cannot be told without it. Continue reading Jake’s Take

Sep
02

The curtain opens on a dramatic new installation at the Hirshhorn

The curtain opens on a dramatic new installation at the Hirshhorn

Draw the Curtain, a larger-than-life installation by Swiss-born artist Nicolas Party will unveil the unexpected by turning the the building exterior of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden into a massive, 360-degree artwork. Installation of the piece has already begun! Stop by the National Mall in Washington D.C. to watch the transformation, or you can view in the completed piece online and in person soon. Continue reading The curtain opens on a dramatic new installation at the Hirshhorn

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