Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Howard Kaplan

Howard Kaplan is a writer at SAAM

Presenting Ten More Visionaries and Rule Breakers in SAAM's Collection

The "Drawn to Art" comic series continues to share the lives of women artists you should know

Alma Thomas, Autumn Leaves Fluttering in the Breeze, 1973, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of the artist, 1980.36.9

Five Women Changemakers in American Art

Janet Echelman,

Looking for Light in American Art

William H. Johnson,

Hey Mom, I Made You This Card

Jessie A. Walker,

Animals in Art and At Home

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Burning Man: Through the Fire

Visitors leave hand-written notes after viewing the exhibition,

"Art Does Have an Impact": Visitors Respond