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A feast for one's eyes. SAAM and The Renwick Gallery were an entire day's adventure.
SAAM was so full of both special exhibits and permanent exhibits we spent far more time there than we anticipated. But...we weren't disappointed.
We had an hour to kill in the area before dinner reservations. We came through some of these exhibits after viewing the presidential portraits. There were a lot of different types of art - sculptures, paintings, videos, etc. I would recommend walking through the space...More
Never could get a grip on the "modern" type of art that owns a couple rooms here - (painting a 6 year old could do, stacked blocks...you know what I mean) But aside from that there are some great master works here that should not...More
We jump to the Portrait Gallery and look at the newest acquisitions and then head up to the contemporary art exhibit. A very uncrowded, undiscovered space. Take time for a coffee in the beautiful Kogod courtyard.
combined with the national portrait gallery, this was my favorite museum to visit. We took a one hour highlights tour and it was a terrific way to get a food overview of the museum. Then went back to spend more time in the most interesting...More
2 hours on one side (the Am Art Museum), break for lunch in the courtyard or at one of the places nearby, and then 2 hours on the other side (Nat'l. Portrait Gallery). Highly recommend going up to the top floor gallery of... More
2 hours on one side (the Am Art Museum), break for lunch in the courtyard or at one of the places nearby, and then 2 hours on the other side (Nat'l. Portrait Gallery). Highly recommend going up to the top floor gallery of the side that used to the US Patent and Trademark Office. It's so quiet up there and the photographs and art are fantastic. You almost have the place to yourself, which is rare in a DC museum.