This weekend, the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC opened the long-awaited exhibit The Art of Video Games. Walking into the museum, one immediately feels the whispered air that says: this is the home of Serious Art.
The biggest game here in Washington, DC is usually the game of politics. But this weekend, the city will be hopping with something much more fun.
When the Smithsonian opened voting for their upcoming Art of Video Games exhibit earlier this year, the resultant frenzy from gamers wanting to make sure their own personal Best Game EVAR was among the chosen crashed the institute’s servers.