The Smithsonian American Art Museum has announced an exhibition called The Art of Video Games. It is one of the first exhibitions to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies.

Around 240 games were on the ballot for selection but only 80 were selected. Blizzard Entertainment games on the winning list include: Diablo II, StarCraft and World of WarCraft. World of WarCraft is one of the five playable games that will be included in the exhibition.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is located in Washington, D.C in the United States and is known for its extensive art collection. This exhibition will be on 3rd floor North from March 16, 2012 to September 30, 2012.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum - The Art of Video Games


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