Museum of Censored Art Given ‘Intellectual Freedom’ Award by American Library Association

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011–Museum of Censored Art organizers Mike Blasenstein and Michael Dax Iacovone today were given the John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award for intellectual freedom by the American Library Association, one of the nation’s most prominent anti-censorship organizations. Blasenstein and Iacovone set up their museum in a trailer outside the Smithsonian’s... Read More

PRESS ADVISORY: ‘Ant Crucifix’ Video to Begin Screening in ‘Museum of Censored Art’ on Smithsonian’s Doorstep

Temporary ‘Museum’ in Washington, D.C. Will Keep Banned Art Available to Public as Smithsonian Censorship Controversy Grows WASHINGTON, D.C., January 11, 2011 — The Museum of Censored Art will open to the public on Thursday, January 13, 2011, on the Smithsonian’s doorstep, announced art and free speech activists Mike Blasenstein and Michael Dax Iacovone... Read More


Great WaPo Article on Clough, ‘Protest Gallery’ Progressing While I’m waiting for my Christmas cookies to bake, I thought I’d share this great article by the Washington Post’s Philip Kennicott, who calls for Secretary of the Smithsonian, G. Wayne Clough (the guy who made the decision to censor), to resign: Curators of the critically acclaimed exhibition,... Read More


Protesters display censored art (“A Fire in My Belly” by David Wojnarowicz) inside the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, days after pressure groups and members of Congress had it removed. Both protesters were detained and banned from all Smithsonian properties for life. More action is planned — for updates see Tell... Read More


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