Democracy Collection

Artist Exchanges

Guatemala City, Guatemala

January 16-20, 2023

Hosted by Ambassador William Popp
Traveling artists: Susan Gott, Derwin Leiva
Theme: Art and entrepreneurship (Gott); Art, music, and freedom of expression (Leiva)

Manama, Bahrain

February 4-9, 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Steven Bondy
Traveler: Regina Bain (Louis Armstrong House Museum)
Theme: Jazz Ambassadors

Vilnius, Lithuania

March 13-17, 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Robert Gilchrist
Traveling artist: Zoë Charlton
Theme: Art, social justice, and freedom of expression

Wellington, New Zealand

March 27-31, 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Tom Udall
Traveler: Paul Chaat Smith
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Algiers, Algeria

April 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Elizabeth Aubin
Traveling artist: Hillary Waters Fayle
Theme: Art as a tool of women’s empowerment

Ljubljana, Slovenia

May 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Jamie Harpootlian
Traveling artist: Anne Thompson
Theme: Art and conservation

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

October 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Jonathan Henick
Traveler: Negar Ahkami
Theme: Art and a new democracy

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Fall 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Julie Chung
Traveler: Cindy Shih
Theme: Art and Empowering Voice

Lilongwe, Malawi

June 2023

Hosted by Ambassador David Young
Traveling artists: Tim Davis and Charles Philippe Jean-Pierre
Theme: Art, social justice, and Juneteenth

Maseru, Lesotho

September 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Maria Brewer
Traveler: Beatriz Vasquez
Theme: Art, social justice, and immigration, Hispanic Heritage month

Taipei, Taiwan

Fall 2023

Hosted by American Institute in Taiwan Director Sandra Oudkirk
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Mexico City, Mexico

Fall 2023

Hosted by Ambassador Ken Salazar
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