Stories for October 2012

Through a Glass, Clearly: Art Glass @50

October 9, 2012

Matthew Szösz, Untitled (inflatable) No. 43, 2010, fused and inflated window glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Elmerina and Paul Parkman in honor of the 50th anniversary of American studio glass "I'll be talking about the entire history of...

40 under 40: The Craft of Assisting a Curator

October 5, 2012

Curatorial Assistant Debrah Dunner We sat down with Debrah Dunner, curatorial assistant at the museum's Renwick Gallery, to ask her about the experience of helping curator Nicholas Bell put together 40 under 40: Craft Futures. Dunner worked for two years...

Picture This: A Dress to Change the World

October 2, 2012

Jeff Garner shares a moment with one of his models after the American premiere of A Dress to Change the World at the Renwick Gallery, photo by Tony Brown What do a banjo player, a horse with gold hooves, and...