Searching for Home
Stories of Displacement and Survival by Humaira Abid

Searching for Home

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Urban Mapping
Public Space Through the Lens of Contemporary Iranian Artists

Urban Mapping

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Hard Bodies
Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture

Hard Bodies

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Handstitched Worlds
The Cartography of Quilts

Handstitched Worlds

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Our Services

Traveling Exhibition Service

Organizes traveling exhibitions in all disciplines, styles, and media that are designed for both large and small museums and other cultural institutions in the United States and abroad. Learn More +

Cultural Exchange Programs

Provides J-1 visa assistance and exchange opportunities for students, professionals, artists, and researchers from abroad participating in programs across the United States. Learn More +

IA&A at Hillyer

Contemporary art center in Washington, DC dedicated to supporting underrepresented artists and serving the public with engaging exhibitions and programming. Learn More +

EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW

THE ART OF SEATING: TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF AMERICAN DESIGN
July 1 – September 27, 2020
Texas A&M University Art Galleries in College Station, TX

UBUHLE WOMEN: BEADWORK AND THE ART OF INDEPENDENCE
August 8 – October 18, 2020
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in Montgomery, AL

MEMORIES & INSPIRATION: THE KERRY AND C. BETTY DAVIS COLLECTION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART
August 19 – November 20, 2020
University of Richmond Museums in Richmond, VA

Hechinger Collection

The Hechinger Collection features nearly 400 works of art donated to IA&A by hardware-industry pioneer John Hechinger, Sr. in 2003. The collection’s contemporary prints, drawings, paintings, and sculptures incorporate tools and hardware, celebrating an overlooked subject through pun, wit, and wonder.

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From presentations of underrepresented artists to creating opportunities for the next generation of arts professionals, IA&A relies on the generosity of our supporters to help us foster cross-cultural understanding and access to the arts.