African American art history began before the Harlem Renaissance and its legacy continues today. Explore the rich history of African American art from the 1850s to the present with the Third Eye Site. Engage in an immersive two-hour guided tour of Black art history at the Smithsonian American Art Museum with an experienced tour guide. Tour will begin in the Kogod Courtyard. Look for the Third Eye Site logo sign.
While an average tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum might highlight some of the world’s most renowned American artists, during this tour you will focus specifically on African American artists throughout history, many of whom typically existed in the shadows of well-known artists.
During this tour, you will get a glimpse of the lifestyles of African American artists and the challenges they faced to finally end up glorified in the prestigious annals of American art history. You will be guided in close-looking at the artworks for an interactive experience. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.
*This tour is not affiliated with the Smithsonian American Art Museum