Eye Level is the blog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery. Publishing behind-the-scenes museum stories since 2005.
Jeremiah Gallay, one of SAAM’s exhibition designers, recently installed the show Kindred Spirits: Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape in one of our galleries. He writes on how he chose to design the space.
I grew up in D.C. and have always been fascinated by the architecture here. Sometimes brilliant, sometimes a muddle, and always written about by Benjamin Forgey in the Washington Post.