The American University Museum is located in the Katzen Arts Center on the American University Campus. The museum focuses on international art due to their global commitment to human rights and social justice. They also show political exhibitions and support the art local artists in the area. The museum celebrates each exhibitions opening with an “Artist Reception”. There are also “Gallery Talks” regularly scheduled so art enthusiasts may have the opportunity to speak with the artist about their work. The Katzen Art center also holds activities for children on a regular basis.
The American University Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11am to 4pm. The museum is fully accessible for persons with disabilities. Admission to the museum is free to all ages. Please visit the website for additional visitor information.
The Museum is accessible by the Tenleytown metro station on the red line. There is a shuttle located at the metro station that will bring you directly to the Katzen Art Center. The American University Shuttle runs in 10 to 15 minute intervals. There are also several metro bus lines that will take you the can take to the University (N2, N3, N4,N6, N8 and M4). Please visit metro’s web page for additional assistance planning your trip.
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