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American University Museum

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Wonderful art museum with underground parking

Three floors of changing exhibitions ranging from Washington, DC art to works from all over the... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2019
Sara G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Fantastic building

Building is great design and very interesting. Sculptures outside are large and interesting... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2019
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4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-8001
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Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

Three floors of changing exhibitions ranging from Washington, DC art to works from all over the world. Admission is free and underground parking on weekends is also free. Membership includes pre-opening receptions with lectures and presentations by artists and curators. Outstanding cultural venue!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sara G
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Building is great design and very interesting. Sculptures outside are large and interesting. Collections of various artist were good

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

The American University Museum is housed in the Katzen Arts Center at the American University in Washington, DC. The focus is to show exhibits of regional and local artists. A very nice modern building and the corner of Nebraska Ave. and Massachusett Avenue just and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We routinely check what’s being exhibited at American University’s Katzen Arts Center, off of Ward Circle, in northwest DC. Usually, at least one of the exhibits turns out to be either interesting, fun, or both. We’ve never been disappointed, and quite often we’ve been delighted....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

With so many art museums in Washington, one can get overwhelmed. If you just have part of a day, check out what installations are at the AU Museum at the Katzen. There are three floors of exhibitions, take as long as you like. I spent...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Free and open to the public, this museum hosts different exhibitions of contemporary art from around the globe. There is no permanent collection/exhibition. The quality of the exhibits varies from the good to the interesting, to the sublime, but never disappoint. We came here often,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

This was my first venture to the Katzen Arts Center, though I've passed the building on the way to and from my physician's office for years. Three main exhibits on three floors. One exhibit was sensational; another was interesting; the third left me cold (it's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Very good campus and facilities for the students Safe and patrolled with Starbucks subway and grocery store About 10-15 minutes by car to Georgetown where lots of shops and restaurants Our son is living it here

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Timp9434
Reviewed April 16, 2017

A wonderful museum with changing displays. I loved the works I saw here. They are wonderfully displayed and well chosen.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank gentinasybil
Reviewed October 21, 2016

My son attends American University and while visiting him we decided to see the museum on campus. I am so glad I did! The museum has amazing exhibits that were thought provoking and timely. In the same building there are studios and theaters. Look this...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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