Eye Level is the blog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery. Publishing behind-the-scenes museum stories since 2005.
The artist focused on health and happiness, for herself and others, during the pandemic.
Take the father figure in your life on an online tour of sports in SAAM’s collection
Kit Paulson is currently a resident artist at the Penland School of Craft in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. She makes intricate and whimsical glassworks that embody histories of ornamentation, material culture, and natural history. SAAM is acquiring her work, Lungs.
Discoveries from the Collection: Honoring Sacrifice this Memorial Day with U.S. Military Cemetery Historian
Discover how a partnership between SAAM and the American Battle Monuments Commission commemorates the honor, service and sacrifice of America’s fallen in wars abroad.
Our video series American Art Moments takes a closer look at an important New Deal painting in SAAM’s collection