Eye Level

Eye Level is the blog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery. Publishing behind-the-scenes museum stories since 2005.

Notre Dame

Senior Curator Eleanor Harvey describes the allure of Paris and Notre Dame on American artists beginning after the Civil War.


Love is in the air and in the museum. Artworks and crafts projects in honor of celebrating (or avoiding) Valentine's Day.
Libby on February 14, 2019

Museum: A Tale of Art, Life and Everything In Between

I'm throwing this one back five years to one of my favorite stories from one of my favorite poets that was originally posted in 2013. It comes with all good wishes from the blog for a wonderful, story-filled, Happy New Year.