Docent-led, walk-in tours are offered daily at two venues, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery. At the American Art Museum, highlight tours yield lively exchanges about American art, history and culture. At the Renwick Gallery, visitors explore unique craft objects by contemporary artists to learn about process, material and technique. All tours are subject to docent availability.
At the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Tours meet in the F Street lobby.
Collection Highlights tours are offered daily at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. (except the second Tuesdays of each month and all federal holidays). Special theme tours, including tours of selected special exhibitions, also are offered. Please see the calendar of events for details.
At the Renwick Gallery
Tours meet at the information desk in the main lobby.
Collection Highlights tours are offered Monday thru Saturday at noon (except the second Tuesdays of each month and all federal holidays).
To Schedule a Group Tour
To schedule a group tour at either location, call (202) 633-8550 or e-mail AmericanArtTours@si.edu at least three weeks in advance.
Currently, tours are also available by appointment in American Sign language (ASL). Three weeks notice required.
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