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Kristen Morgin's Clay Ephemera

Renwick Invitational 2016 artist Kristen Morgin sees her work as a "commentary on the value of things: the value of dirt is nothing, but it is also the stuff we walk on and supports us—it's valueless but also essential." Read more about how—and why—she recreates familiar objects such as Monopoly, toys, and vinyl records in unfired clay. 


Artist Talk with Norwood Viviano

Norwood Viviano combines traditional sculpture methods with 3D printing technology to create works that explore cultural and societal change. Through his work, he looks at changing landscapes and how we are effected by the growth and decline of industry. On October 13 at 5:30 pm, Viviano will discuss his work at the Renwick Gallery. Join the event on Facebook.


Connections: New Permanent Collection Show

The permanent collection returns to the Renwick Gallery with a dynamic new presentation of more than 80 objects celebrating craft as a discipline and an approach to living differently in the modern world.


Three WONDER Artworks Acquired

The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today that it has acquired three artworks from its popular exhibition WONDER—1.8 Renwick2015 by Janet Echelman, Folding the Chesapeake, 2015, by Maya Lin, and Volume (Renwick)