The Art of Video Games Exhibition Goes Cruisin USA

on October 1, 2012 10:11 AM

The Art of Video Games Exhibition that was featured at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will be hitting the road starting October 24th and will make its way through ten US cities. The exhibition shows off the forty year evolution of video games an a medium for artistic expression.

The schedule for the tour through 2016 is as follows:

  • Boca Raton Museum of Art in Boca Raton, Florida(October 24, 2012 – January 20, 2013)
  • EMP Museum in Seattle, Washington (February 16, 2013–May 13, 2013)
  • Phoenix Art Museum in Phoenix, Arizona (June 16, 2013–September 29, 2013)
  • Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York (October 25, 2013–January 19, 2014)
  • Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York (February 15, 2014–May 18, 2014)
  • Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio (June 19, 2014–September 28, 2014)
  • Flint Institute of Arts in Flint, Michigan (October 25, 2014–January 18, 2015)
  • Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia (February 13, 2015–May 10, 2015)
  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tennessee (June 6, 2015–September 13, 2015)
  • The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University in Miami, Florida (October 9, 2015–January 25, 2016)

Fans of video game art will want to take a look at the history of the mediums art and evolution. More information can be found at the exhibition’s site here.

 /  Staff Writer
Paul is what you would call a Jack of All Trades. He has an interest in programming and video games. He is also a capable artist, photographer, writer, reader, and an Ancient Karaoke Performer. He has been gaming since the late 80s starting with games such as Tetris and Arkanoid. His favorite genres in games include Role Playing, Action-Adventure, Rhythm, and Old School 2D Platformers. Books are another interest of his as his collection of books slowly overruns his living quarters.