On September 13, the U.S Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies will honor Tony Abeyta, Sheila Hicks, Robert Pruitt, Hank Willis Thomas, and Suling Wang with the 2023 U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will present the medals at a White House ceremony.
The artist Jenny Holzer will project famous quotes about democracy, spoken by historical figures from Aristotle to Martin Luther King Jr., on the facades of the Hirshhorn Museum and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. Titled THE PEOPLE, the project will launch at 6:30pm on 17 September and run for five days […]
Fox News chief national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports on the value of art in diplomatic relations and Art in Embassies director Megan Beyer explains how art can help ‘unite the free world.’
During a short visit to Portugal today to attend the 60th anniversary celebration of the ‘Art in Embassies’ program promoted by the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, First Lady Jill Biden stressed the power of art in diplomacy.