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THE PEOPLE – by Jenny Holzer – video

This video shows the story of the remarkable artist collaboration between Art in Embassies and Jenny Holzer. Beginning Sunday, September 17, 2023 and continuing nightly through September 21, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies presented a new light projection by renowned artist and past State Department Medal of Arts honoree Jenny […]

Art in Embassies Announces Creative Growth Collection

Art in Embassies Announces Creative Growth Collection - Art in Embassies announces the establishment of the Creative Growth Collection, comprised of 89 artworks created by artists from the Creative Growth Art Center, all of whom have developmental disabilities.

Art in Embassies Announces Clarice Smith Collection

Art in Embassies Announces Clarice Smith Collection - The first collection, The Clarice Smith Collection, comprises 72 artworks by Washington, D.C.-based artist Clarice Smith. These pieces encompass portraits, landscapes, and still-lifes rendered in oil, pastel, and watercolor. They will immediately become available for exhibit in U.S. embassies and Ambassadors’ residences under long-term loan agreements.

Art in Embassies Artist Exchange to Kazakhstan

Angel Rafael “Ralph” Vázquez-Concepción, a visual artist and independent curator visited Kazakhstan as part of the U.S. State Department’s Art in Embassies program.

John Grade for U.S. Embassy Guatemala

Artist John Grade discusses the roles of a Guatemalan botanist, two historic trees, and a studio in Seattle in “Espejo,” a suspended sculpture in the U.S. Embassy, Guatemala City.

Fusion of Art, Cultures and Diplomacy

Connections between the natural environment of our country and the North American infrastructure are those established in the new building complex of the United States embassy in Paraguay, soon to be inaugurated. The complex brings together elements of nature, culture and art from our countries.