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Renwick Gallery

Art Museum
Northwest Washington, Washington
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  • Stephanie
    "Great space and galleries, located right next to the White House."(6 Tips)
    Ashley R.
    "The Wonder exhibit on now is breath taking."(5 Tips)
    Tim C.
    "so unique about the ghost clock without reading the description...."(4 Tips)
    Nakeshia P.
    "Beautiful art pieces"(2 Tips)
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  • Elizabeth B.
    Lots of cool vase sculptures, awesome mug exhibit, right by the White House !
  • Cidomar B.
    Small and wonderfull gallery. Must go.
  • Daycation DC
    Beautiful contemporary art museum with rotating exhibits right next to the White House! Read more
  • Daisy
    DaisyApril 27
    Interesting exhibitions take place, must see in DC
  • Andrew C.
    Not my fave... super small, main exhibit is trippy ceiling thing and was cool but rest of the rooms were just bleh - can walk thru whole thing in 30 min!!!
  • Christopher M.
    The ghost clock is brilliant
  • Tom N.
    Tom NelsonDecember 23, 2016
    I have been going to Washington for 40 years and just visited for the first time. What a great place to visit with so many interesting exhibits! Definitely will go back again!
  • Kay T.
    Kay TOctober 1, 2016
    I adore Renwick. Each time I'm in town they have something beautiful and wondrous to show. Art that makes you think, not some random abstract crap 😄
  • Chelsea C.
    Chelsea CraneSeptember 29, 2016
    The place to be my friends. Wind the funk down at this gallery w me
  • Ingrid B.
    Ingrid BaptisteAugust 5, 2016
    Works of various artists
  • Iya H.
    Iya HusseinJuly 24, 2016
    Superbes expositions
  • Eric S.
    Eric SinclairJuly 9, 2016
    Selective collection of American arts in a folks tradition, but not arts and craftsy in the least.
  • Otávio D.
    Wonder exposition
  • Clay V.
    Clay VickersJune 17, 2016
    Impressive art work! I recommend coming during the weeks to avoid the lines.
  • Michael A.
    Michael AuerJune 17, 2016
    The Wonder exhibit was amazing. See what's left of it before it's all gone.
  • Camille P.
    Camille PinedaMay 14, 2016
    The bug room was awesome. The whole wonder exhibit was great. A weekday visit is definitely recommended if you have time.
  • esbee
    esbeeMay 9, 2016
    Great, free, modern art museum near the White House.
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RoseMay 2, 2016
    The Wonder exhibit on now is breath taking. No line for the downstairs rooms so if you're in a rush you can still experience some of the beauty.
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikMay 1, 2016
    My babushka when she's wearing all her furs at once.
  • Ryan Z.
    Ryan ZhangApril 19, 2016
    Instagram gallery. So many sick photo ops
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BillingsApril 16, 2016
    Part of The Smithsonian Institution so entry is free!
  • André P.
    André PellerinApril 9, 2016
    Great gallery to see.
  • Flavia S.
    Flavia SBApril 9, 2016
    Beaitiful exhibition Wonder. Really amazing
  • Stephanie
    StephanieMarch 21, 2016
    Great space and galleries, located right next to the White House.
  • Hal M.
    Hal MackinsMarch 14, 2016
    The Wonder exhibit is fantastic: a collection of full-room installations in a variety of media, including preserved insects! Must be seen to be believed.
  • Tim K.
    Tim KellyMarch 11, 2016
    Great place to find American artwork near the White House.
  • Linda P.
    Linda ParsonsMarch 10, 2016
    "Wonder" exhibit is fantastic - beautiful and impressive.
  • Keshav L.
    Keshav LewisMarch 4, 2016
    The Wonder exhibit was awesome.
  • ✨Kelsey✨
    ✨Kelsey✨February 28, 2016
    Amazing gallery space. Great architecture too.
  • Sophie E.
    Sophie E.February 12, 2016
    Very small. Can see it all in less than half an hour. And definitely worth the visit!! (also, it's FREE)
  • Jimmy T.
    Jimmy ThompsonFebruary 5, 2016
    This place has high quality art and it is displayed well
  • Cory S.
    Cory StevensJanuary 21, 2016
    go go go to this re-opened museum. Take your kids! it's glorious
  • Logan K.
    Logan KerrJanuary 14, 2016
    Super long lines. Arrive early to skip the wait.
  • Zile D.
    Zile DzenitisJanuary 14, 2016
    You may love some of the nouveau art, yet not agree that some of the other is art, but it will all be memorable.
  • Edwina
    EdwinaJanuary 7, 2016
    Creative exhibits featuring American artists
  • Adam H.
    Adam HickeyJanuary 6, 2016
    If you make it to Wonder, you won't be disappointed.
  • Nakeshia P.
    Nakeshia PhilippeDecember 31, 2015
    Beautiful art pieces
  • Anne W.
    Anne WDecember 30, 2015
    Wonder is breathtaking.
  • Noel R.
    Noel RodriguezDecember 15, 2015
    This place never disappoints. The building is relatively small but they rotate the exhibits on a regular basis and they are always super cool and have over the top, interesting art pieces.
  • Erik B.
    Erik BrokDecember 13, 2015
    Cool place to go for a quick fix of art.
  • Prerna L.
    Prerna LalNovember 29, 2015
    Best museum
  • The Wall Street Journal
    Perhaps the most conquerable of all the Smithsonians, this small but delightful museum of American arts and decorative crafts is a sea of calm. Read more
  • Maria N.
    Maria NealJanuary 30, 2014
    CLOSED until 2016!! Very disappointing!
  • Yuri B.
    Yuri BJanuary 24, 2014
    Closed till 2016
  • Lee M.
    Lee MAugust 27, 2013
    Bottom floor is closed through Sept
  • Nilly
    NillyJuly 5, 2013
    Game Fish is a must see
  • Tim C.
    Tim CreanDecember 24, 2012
    Try to figure out what is so unique about the ghost clock without reading the description.... Very cool!!!!
  • Heidi M.
    Heidi MNovember 7, 2012
    The 40 under 40 exhibit is fantastic.
  • Richard B.
    Richard BaroneSeptember 23, 2012
    Look for the ghost clock!
  • Alyssa P.
    Alyssa PerezMarch 31, 2012
    Peter voulkos, Albert paley! So intense
  • Katie G.
    Katie GordonMarch 24, 2012
    The Knight of the Holy Grail upstairs and straight ahead through the doors is incredible! Don't miss it, or its companions in the room.
  • Jay S.
    Jay SavageJanuary 24, 2012
    See the Colbalt Vase from the Blue Room
  • Dion H.
    Dion HJanuary 2, 2012
    The permanent exhibits are truly a spectacular display of American creativity and fine artistry from a variety of styles and medium. An excellent @Smithsonian collection
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WisemanNovember 25, 2011
    The big upstairs room is impressive. Check it out.
  • Meredith S.
    Meredith StewartAugust 19, 2011
    Great Art - some of my favorite pieces and a great way to beat the heat around the White House.
  • Eli G.
    Eli GinsbergAugust 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The Smithsonian's American Craft museum and gallery is one of DC's hidden gems. Make sure to check out the contemporary glass art upstairs.
  • Josh B.
    Josh BlandApril 10, 2011
    this one of the most underrated spaces in dc
  • DC Preservation League
    Built 1859-64 (James Renwick, architect); restored 1967-70 and 1985-86
  • C-SPAN
    C-SPANNovember 9, 2010
    @cspanhistory visited the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery to learn about Delphine Hirasuna's book & exhibit "The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946." Read more
  • Katie F.
    Katie FilbertApril 2, 2010
    Check out "Game Fish" by Larry Fuente, on the second floor.
  • DmedusaD
    DmedusaDMarch 20, 2010
    See the Ghost Clock.
  • Rejane L.
    Rejane LeiteNovember 4, 2016
    Cultura gratuita. Isso é valorizar a difusão do conhecimento pela acessibilidade de todos.
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