Mickalene Thomas was commissioned to create an exterior mural for the U.S. Embassy in Dakar. This video chronicles her research in Senegal and interactions with local artists in Dakar who collaborated on the mural project.
The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden partnered with Art in Embassies on May 31, 2018, to bring renowned contemporary artist Idris Khan to Washington DC for an artist talk. Khan was joined in conversation by notable author and sociologist Sarah Thornton to dive into his distinguished career and
This video delves into the connections and inspiration for the U.S. embassy art collection in Swaziland. Focusing on interviews with local and American artists, it explores the cultural connections and research which led to the Art in Embassies permanent exhibition at the embassy.