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Renwick Gallery

Art Museum · Northwest Washington
1661 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (17th St. NW), Washington, D.C. 20500, United States
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    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
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    Keshav L.
    "The Wonder exhibit was awesome."(3 Tips)
    Tim C.
    "so unique about the ghost clock without reading the description...."(3 Tips)
    Nakeshia P.
    "Beautiful art pieces"(2 Tips)
    "Game Fish is a must see"(2 Tips)
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  • Ashley R.

    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.

    Ashley Rose · 8 hours ago
  • Sandra R.

    My babushka when she's wearing all her furs at once.

    Sandra Rubinchik · 1 day ago
  • Ryan Z.

    Instagram gallery. So many sick photo ops

    Ryan Zhang · 1 week ago
  • Patrick B.

    Part of The Smithsonian Institution so entry is free!

    Patrick Billings · 2 weeks ago
  • Allison K.

    The Wonder exhibit is a must. Prepare to wait in line forever, but it's worth it.

    Allison Kasic · 3 weeks ago
  • André P.

    Great gallery to see.

    André Pellerin · 3 weeks ago
  • Flavia S.

    Beaitiful exhibition Wonder. Really amazing

    Flavia SB · 3 weeks ago
  • Stephanie Y.

    Great space and galleries, located right next to the White House.

    Stephanie Y · March 21
  • Hal M.

    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.

    Hal Mackins · March 14
  • Tim K.

    Great place to find American artwork near the White House.

    Tim Kelly · March 11
  • Linda P.

    "Wonder" exhibit is fantastic - beautiful and impressive.

    Linda Parsons · March 10
  • Keshav L.

    The Wonder exhibit was awesome.

    Keshav Lewis · March 4
  • Kelsey G.

    Amazing gallery space. Great architecture too.

    Kelsey G · February 28
  • Sophie E.

    Very small. Can see it all in less than half an hour. And definitely worth the visit!! (also, it's FREE)

    Sophie E. · February 12
  • Jimmy T.

    This place has high quality art and it is displayed well

    Jimmy Thompson · February 5
  • Cory S.

    go go go to this re-opened museum. Take your kids! it's glorious

    Cory Stevens · January 21
  • Logan K.

    Super long lines. Arrive early to skip the wait.

    Logan Kerr · January 14
  • Zile D.

    You may love some of the nouveau art, yet not agree that some of the other is art, but it will all be memorable.

    Zile Dzenitis · January 14
  • Edwina

    Creative exhibits featuring American artists

    Edwina · January 7
  • Adam H.

    If you make it to Wonder, you won't be disappointed.

    Adam Hickey · January 6
  • Nakeshia P.

    Beautiful art pieces

    Nakeshia Philippe · December 31, 2015
  • Anne W.

    Wonder is breathtaking.

    Anne W · December 30, 2015
  • Noel R.

    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.

    Noel Rodriguez · December 15, 2015
  • Erik B.

    Cool place to go for a quick fix of art.

    Erik Brok · December 13, 2015
  • Prerna L.

    Best museum

    Prerna Lal · November 29, 2015
  • 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

    The Wall Street Journal · August 3, 2014
  • Maria N.

    CLOSED until 2016!! Very disappointing!

    Maria Neal · January 30, 2014
  • Yuri B.

    Closed till 2016

    Yuri B · January 24, 2014
  • Lee M.

    Bottom floor is closed through Sept

    Lee M · August 27, 2013
  • Nilly

    Game Fish is a must see

    Nilly · July 5, 2013
  • Tessie T.

    Loved their 40 under 40 exhibit!

    Tessie T · January 2, 2013
  • Tim C.

    Try to figure out what is so unique about the ghost clock without reading the description.... Very cool!!!!

    Tim Crean · December 24, 2012
  • Heidi M.

    The 40 under 40 exhibit is fantastic.

    Heidi M · November 7, 2012
  • Richard B.

    Look for the ghost clock!

    Richard Barone · September 23, 2012
  • Alyssa P.

    Peter voulkos, Albert paley! So intense

    Alyssa Perez · March 31, 2012
  • Katie G.

    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.

    Katie Gordon · March 24, 2012
  • Jay S.

    See the Colbalt Vase from the Blue Room

    Jay Savage · January 24, 2012
  • Dion H.

    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

    Dion H · January 2, 2012
  • Andrew W.

    The big upstairs room is impressive. Check it out.

    Andrew Wiseman · November 25, 2011
  • Meredith S.

    Great Art - some of my favorite pieces and a great way to beat the heat around the White House.

    Meredith Stewart · August 19, 2011
  • Eli G.

    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.

    Eli Ginsberg · August 16, 2011
  • Josh B.

    this one of the most underrated spaces in dc

    Josh Bland · April 10, 2011
  • DC Preservation League

    Built 1859-64 (James Renwick, architect); restored 1967-70 and 1985-86

    DC Preservation League · March 9, 2011
  • C-SPAN

    @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

    C-SPAN · November 9, 2010
  • Katie F.

    Check out "Game Fish" by Larry Fuente, on the second floor.

    Katie Filbert · April 2, 2010
  • DmedusaD

    See the Ghost Clock.

    DmedusaD · March 20, 2010

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