Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery


Mysteries of the First Mastodon

April 29th, 2020, 10:30AM
Chiura Obata,

Chiura Obata: Artist Interrupted

April 27th, 2020, 8:00AM
What's a mastodon doing at SAAM? Dr. Advait Mahesh Jukar, a Deep Time Fellow and Paleontologist at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, answers our questions.

Hips Don't Lie: The American Incognitum

April 24th, 2020, 11:00AM
Chapter three begins with an image of a black walnut branch and its hanging flowers.
Frederic Edwin Church, “Study for “The Heart of the Andes,”” 1858, oil on canvas, 10 1/4 x 18 1/4 in., Olana State Historic Site, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, OL.1981.47.A.B.
Jessie A. Walker,

Animals in Art and At Home

April 21st, 2020, 10:00AM
Gather your supplies for flower exploration and natural dye lab. All photos by Gloria Kenyon.

Flower Exploration and Natural Dye Lab

April 20th, 2020, 10:26AM
William Henry Holmes's

Museum from Home: Crafting Edition

April 1st, 2020, 12:21PM
Choose your background.  A little bit country...with Albert Bierstadt's

The Art of the Teleconference

April 1st, 2020, 12:00PM