Eye Level

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

World AIDS Day

A blog post to commemorate World AIDS Day, December 1, reflecting on an artwork in our collection.

Happy Birthday Wayne Thiebaud!

Reflecting on the artist’s “light and color and joy and humor,” and his nudge to look closer and think harder about the world that surrounds us