Bill Traylor (ca. 1853–1949) is regarded today as one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century.
Connections is the Renwick Gallery’s dynamic ongoing permanent collection presentation, featuring more than 80 objects celebrating craft as a discipline and an approach to living differently in the modern world. The installation includes iconic favorites alongside new acquisitions.
Orchids: Amazing Adaptations is a joint collaboration with SAAM, the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Gardens, and the U.S.
Artists used preliminary models—or maquettes—to communicate their ideas.
Visions and Revisions celebrates the work of four contemporary craft artists—Steven Young Lee, Kristen Morgin, Jennifer Trask, and Norwood Viviano. Artworks from each artist defy expectations as they meditate on decline and decay, resilience and rebirth.
For more than sixty years, June Schwarcz (1918–2015) advanced the art of enameling—fusing glass to metal through a high-temperature firing process—while creating works that combine rich textures and luminous color.
This exhibition of prints from SAAM’s collection features the artist’s provocative take on the Civil War.
Araluce is an artist and scenic designer based in Seattle.
President John F.
Parallax Gap transforms the Renwick Gallery’s Bettie Rubenstein Grand Salon into a visual puzzle.
America’s urban streets have long inspired documentary photographers.
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