Eye Level

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

Baseball at Night

What can paint on canvas do better than a photograph?
Michael on May 26, 2006

Meet Me at Midnight

Today we are launching Meet Me at Midnight, an interactive art mystery Web site for kids. It's perfect for eight- to ten-year-olds and is meant to be a fun intro to visiting the museum and seeing some cool artwork. Of course, we hope to teach a little something along the way.
Jeff on May 4, 2006

Before and After

Last week Kriston posted his impressions of the newly renovated Old Patent Office building which will house SAAM and the National Portrait Gallery come July 1.

Jeff on May 1, 2006

Meet the Press

Old Patent Office Building in the 1950s

The Old Patent Office building housed government offices in the 1950

Kriston on April 22, 2006