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.
Donna Rhae Marder transformed family garments into a body of work that explores universal questions about clothing and textiles. Her commission for the new U.S. Embassy in Asuncion is inspired by Ñanduti, traditional Paraguayan embroidered lace.
Artist Terrol Dew Johnson and architects Benjamin Aranda and Chris Lasch, have created a monumental work of line and light that draws on the algorithmic structures of basket-weaving for U.S. Embassy Asunción.
As part of the Democracy Collection yearlong event series, Art in Embassies and the Hirshhorn Museum partnered for an event at the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden. Building on her monumental sculpture Light of Freedom and her ongoing investigations into our complex understanding of history, Abigail DeVille hosted a sunset performance in the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden on […]
In an Oak Park home, there are two art studios. One belongs to Justin Bean, an abstract painter, and the other belongs to his wife, Emily Bean, a fabric sculptor. While his day job is with a nonprofit and hers is in advertising, their after-dinner activities take them into separate studios to work on current […]