The Art of Video Games

Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 16 through September 30, 2012

Who doesn't love video games? This exhibition promises a full look at the 40 year development of video games as an artistic medium. Influential designers representing five eras of game technology are included, and the whole thing is curated by Chris Melissinos, founder of Past Pixels. Notable as well is a crowd sourcing element, with the museum inviting the public to help select the games showcased.