DC Explorer: Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (known as the SAAM) is located in the Old Patent Office Building in a space shared with the National Portrait Gallery. The collection also extends to The Renwick Historic House on Pennslyvania Avenue. As an art lover who makes pilgrimmages to art museums, I instantly fell in love with the […]

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DC Explorer: National Portrait Gallery

Since the 1960s, The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has told the story of America through over 23,000 artworks depicting the American experience through photographs, portraits, videos and other artworks depicting Americans from Presidents to other important historical figures from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Located just south of Chinatown on 7th, 9th, F and […]

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DC Explorer: The Phillips Collection

If you regularly follow American Nomad, you may remember a visit to the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh as we toured a touring exhibition of ‘A Modern Vision – European Masterworks from The Phillips Collection.’ This special exhibit showcases the marvelous works of Van Gogh, Cezanne, Degas, Dufy and more from the renowned […]

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DC Explorer Series…

Over the holidays, I was blessed to spend several days in Washington DC exploring the wonders of DC’s many museums. Over the next few weeks I’ll be diving into our adventures and featuring the Best of DC tips to help you plan your Capital Adventure. DC is a must-see destination – it is a mix […]

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