Eye Level

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

William Christenberry on Eye Level

With SAAM’s reopening set for this July (after a six year top-to-bottom renovation of our  building), we begin a series of posts to give you an inside look at our reopening preparations.

Jeff on January 13, 2006

Westward Spiral

Easily one of the iconic visual artworks from the last few decades—and all the more so for having been seen by so few people—Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty (1970) has possibly never looked better.

Kriston on November 22, 2005

In Stereo

Patent Office Building Then and Now

Stereograph of Patent

Kriston on November 21, 2005