Brice Marden at the first TATE American Artist Lecture series in 2012

American Artist Lecture Series: Brice Marden at TATE Modern

The AIE American Artists Lecture Series, a three year programmatic collaboration among Art in Embassies, the Tate Modern Museum, and Embassy London – building relationships and sharing ideas in support of cultural diplomacy. This inaugural lecture features internationally regarded artist Brice Marden.

RISD Students Help Design Sculpture For New U.S. Embassy in Morocco

Visiting artist and RISD alum Jim Drain is leading a class of ten RISD students to design a sculpture for the outside of the new U.S. embassy in Morocco. See more at
RISD Jim Drain class
Graham Caldwell, Blue Ejecta, U.S. Embassy Kyiv

Interview with Graham Caldwell – U.S. Embassy Kyiv

This is an interview and art installation video of Graham Caldwell and his piece at the new U.S. embassy in Kyiv.

US Embassy Riyadh: Art in Embassies exhibition

U.S. Ambassador to Riyadh introduces the Art in Embassies collection in 2012.
Untitled by Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall

Serving Abroad Through Their Eyes interview with Joao Silva

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.

Cai Guo-Qiang gunpowder artwork video

Cai Guo-Qiang works with gunpowder to create artwork installed at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
Cai Guo-Qiang, Eagle Landing on Pine Branch, 2007, gunpowder on paper mounted on 5 panel screen, image courtesy of the artist.
Margaret Boozer - From this Distance at the U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Margaret Boozer installing at the U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Margaret Boozer at the U.S. Embassy Djibouti constructing and installing her work.

U.S. Ambassador to Ankara art walk through 2011

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.
Roger Thomas, Autumn Riot, 2010, Kiln formed glass and metals, Courtesy of the artist, Portland, Oregon

Art in Embassies Tour 2011 – Reykjavik residence

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.

Dale Chihuly – Palazzo Ducale Tower

Dale Chihuly installation video of Palazzo Ducale Tower – Holy See 2010
Dale Chihuly, Palazzo Ducale Tower, 1996, Glass, Courtesy of the artist, Seattle, Washington; Photography Michael JN Bowles
Underglow by Chris Doyle

Underglow 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 different kind of light Embassy Stockholm installation Video

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”

Ramon Camarillo – Raku Firing

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.

Maya Asante installation in Antananarivo

Artist Maya Asante installing her artwork in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
Maya Asante installing her work in the U.S. Embassy Antananarivo

Betty Woodman art installation in Beijing

Betty Woodman installs her pieces in the new US Embassy in Beijing.

Art in Embassies preview with Ambassador Tuttle in London

Ambassador Tuttle’s Art in Embassies exhibition, a tour of Winfield House.
annenberg room winfield house london

Linda Touby in Kuwait

American Artist Abroad participant, Linda Touby, is interviewed by Good Morning Kuwait while on a programming and outreach trip for Art in Embassies.

John Domont in Thailand

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, […]
John Domont during a workshop in Thailand
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