Eye Level

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


Burlingame's Snake Charmer and its interpretation.
Michael Edson on August 21, 2007

Comic Book Newsarama

Jog and Chris from the comic book industry magazine Newsarama drove down from Pennsylvania to see our Saul Steinberg exhibition. Take a look at their review. Thanks for coming down guys!

Michael Edson on June 15, 2007

In This Case: Tony Smith

In This Case is a series of periodic posts on art in the Luce Foundation Center, a visible art storage facility at the Smithsonian American Art Museum that displays more than 3,300 pieces in fifty-seven cases.

Kriston on June 5, 2007

On the Calendar: Cartoons and Improv Comedy This Weekend

Saturday, improv comedy group Now This! will be improvising scenes based on Saul Steinberg's New Yorker cartoons. Sunday, New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff talks about Steinberg's early work.


Michael Edson on June 1, 2007