Part of the Serving Abroad…Through Their Eyes, a project that joined Art in Embassies and the U.S. Department of Defense for a special photography competition, this video is an interview with Joao Silva describing the beginning of the competition.
Ambassador and Dr. Ricciardone on May 26 unveiled an exhibition of American art work loaned to the Embassy as part of the U.S. Department of State’s “Art in Embassies Program.” Ambassador Ricciardone describes his favorite piece in the collection.
This video is a tour of U.S. Ambassador Luis Arreaga’s “Art in Embassies” Reykjavik collection. Collection curator Bob Soppelsa, Senior Curator for the Art in Embassies Program of the U.S. Department of State, is the tour guide for this video.
Although falling snow can be beautiful, a sudden snowstorm brought Stockholm to a standstill on February 11, 2011. This development didn’t hinder the opening of American artist Chris Doyle’s new projection piece, ‘Underglow’ at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence. This large-scale video animation, a glowing three dimensional light sculpture, reflects both past and future worlds in […]
A collaboration between Art in Embassies, Embassy Stockholm and artwithoutwalls, Ambassador Barzun arranged for artist Chris Doyle to bring one of his video installation pieces to the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Stockholm for the month of March, as a gift to the Swedish people during the “dark season”
American ceramic artist Ramon Camarillo visited Bangladesh November 6-14. His skills and refining techniques in the art of raku and pit-fired vessels are unique. In this video he demonstrates his raku firing technique.
John Domont’s visit to Thailand on behalf of Art in Embassies was marked by his outreach into Thai society. He lectured, taught and demonstrated throughout the country for ten days from November 17, 2008 to November 26, 2008 at seven universities as well as an Islamic high school. He also held workshops for disabled adults, […]
While in Morocco at the behest of the ART in Embassies Program, American artist Mildred Howard shared her artistic expertise in a slide lecture entitled “Art and the Found Object” with groups of students in Casablanca at the School of Fine Arts as well as Tetouan. Howard also shared her knowledge of contemporary African American […]
Art as Diplomacy in the 21st Century. Art in Embassies’ 40th anniversary celebration features opening remarks by AIE Director Anne Johnson, Director of the State Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations General Charles Williams, and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.