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  • Blog Post: Flower, Halo 2600 Gain Entrance To Smithsonian American Art Museum

    The venerable home to paintings by Lichtenstein and Homer (not that Homer) now welcomes thatgamecompany and Ed Fries. Today the Smithsonian American Art Museum acquired two more video games for its permanent collection. Thatgamecompany's Flower and Ed Fries' retro demake of Bungie's famed... More
  • Blog Post: Museum of Modern Art Adds 14 Games To Collection

    Are game art? According to New York's prestigious Museum of Modern Art they are; the museum just added 14 games to its collection, and says more will follow. According to the MOMA's website, this initial acquisition of games will be a " the seedbed for an initial wish list of about 40 to... More
  • Blog Post: Smithsonian Announces Art Of Video Game Winners

    Today the Smithsonian American Art Museum revealed the full roster of titles that will be included in its upcoming The Art Of Video Games exhibition . Did your favorites make the list? The exhibition, which will begin on March 16, 2012, covers the full spectrum of gaming, starting in the late '70s... More
  • Blog Post: [UPDATE]: Smithsonian Extends Voting For Video Game Art Exhibition

    [UPDATE]: If you haven't voted yet for the Smithsonian's "The Art of Video Games" exhibition, you still have time. Today the institution announced that it's extended the deadline for voting until April 17. If you have an opinion on which games best represent the medium, make your... More
  • Blog Post: The British Library Interested In Archiving Games

    The British Library – the national library of the United Kingdom – has shown interest in helping to preserve the legacy of UK game design by collecting and archiving video games within its walls. This is a sizable show of support for the industry considering that the facility is one of the... More
  • Blog Post: A Day At The Museum: How The Smithsonian Is Embracing Games

    A welcome sign of mainstream culture accepting the relevance of interactive entertainment, The Smithsonian Museum hosted a panel today highlighting how games have begun to influence even the most traditional of establishments. The mantra of the Smithsonian is to collect pieces of significant visual culture... More
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