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State of 5 /DC: A Conversation, presented with the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Join ArtTable and the Smithsonian American Art Museum for the 5th edition of State of Art/DC: A Conversation. State of Art/DC: A conversation is a series of forums about visual arts in the DC region. This series, launched in 2015, aims to make new connections and generate new ideas among visual arts leaders, artists, administrators, and artrepreneurs.

In State of Art 5, presenters will respond to the question, ‘What can the arts teach us about progress?’ PechaKucha style.

Presenters include diverse leaders who represent a spectrum of the DC region visual arts sector including museum curators, collectors, artists, community organizers and more. Speakers will be announced weekly starting early August. Follow ArtTable DC on Instagram, @arttable_dc to see speakers as they're announced leading up to the program.

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State of Art5/DC: A Conversation is an ArtTable program and is organized in partnership with the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

ArtTable DC is a regional chapter of the national non-profit professional organization for women in the visual arts. The event supports the organization’s mission to foster and promote the visual arts through conversations that raise awareness, support, and diversity. Learn more by visiting,

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) is dedicated to collecting, understanding, and enjoying American art. The Museum celebrates the extraordinary creativity of artists whose works reflect the American experience and global connections. Learn more by visiting