Eye Level

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

A Week in Reviews

Nice review of our Scully exhibition in dcist earlier this week. (They also have a review of our Saul Steinberg exhibition.)


Michael Edson on May 25, 2007

On the Calendar: Week of May 7, 2007

Some noteworthy events this week: a lecture by New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee, a discussion with glass artist Beth Lipman at the Renwick (Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street, NW), and a screening of Seven Days in May.

Michael Edson on May 7, 2007

On the Calendar: The Week of April 30, 2007

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Michael Edson on April 27, 2007


Karoline von Günderode is not a name you'd expect to pop up in modern art—she was a minor German Romantic poet. Her history, however, is fascinating, marked by fatal longing.

Kriston on April 12, 2007

Second Life Meets First Life

I was bound and determined to avoid Second Life as long as possible, but it seems just as determined to invade First Life.

Kriston on March 30, 2007

No Mojitos

Armando Reveron image

Armando Reverón

Kriston on March 12, 2007