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We're pleased to welcome you back with these new safety measures in place
Thank you for your continued support while we were closed, and as we gradually re-open. We look forward to seeing you in the galleries. Stay safe and enjoy your visit.
Know Before You Go: Guidelines for Visiting
We’re delighted to welcome visitors back into our galleries. To keep us all safe, and to support efforts to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we have limited capacity and new safety measures at SAAM and our Renwick Gallery. Please review the important information below as you plan your visit.
We are open Wednesday through Sunday.
Face coverings are required.
Discuss art, process, and scholarship with Jolene Rickard (Tuscarora), one of the artists featured in the landmark exhibition Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists. Register now for this online lecture Thursday, October 29, at 6:30 p.m. ET. Get your free tickets now.
From the Director
Stephanie Stebich, the Margaret and Terry Stent Director, and Nora Atkinson, the Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator in Charge, recently welcomed visitors back to SAAM's Renwick Gallery. In her latest message, Stebich talks about our newest exhibition that shows how artists see nature in all its unpredictable splendor.
Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020 examines the long history of art’s power to engage with the natural world through unconventional and highly personal perspectives. This exhibition features work by Lauren Fensterstock, Timothy Horn, Debora Moore, and Rowland Ricketts. These artists work in a range of media, from fiber and mosaic to glass and metal.
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Learn more about the profound impact of Alexander von Humboldt, one of the most influential figures of the nineteenth century. Watch this lively conversation with curator Eleanor Jones Harvey as she explores how Humboldt’s ideas shaped American perceptions of nature and the way American cultural identity became grounded in our relationship with the environment.
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