American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016 - United States



Free Everyday

Free and open to the public, the AU Museum hosts rotating exhibitions of contemporary art from around the globe and the Alper Initiative, a dedicated research and display space for the art history of Washington, DC.


Jim Sanborn's Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary Antiquity

Selections from the Artery Collection

Finding a Path, Dalya Luttwak & Emilie Brzezinski: A Conversation

D’Arista Legacy: Carlton Fletcher, Lowell Gilbertson, Edith Kuhnle, Dale Loy, Katy Murray, Marci Nadler, Lee Newman, Iris Osterman, Maggie Siner, Jo Weiss, Diane Wilson, and Susan Yanero, presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art

Robert D’Arista: A Portrait

We will be holding a docent-led tour beginning at 1PM. Please meet at the front desk of the museum.


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