December 2021 at Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

By Editorial Team on December 6, 2021
Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery.
Virtual Glassmaking Demonstration with Megan Stelljes 
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. ET 
Join Megan Stelljes, one of the featured artists in New Glass Now, on view at SAAM’s Renwick Gallery, for a behind-the-scenes look at how glass and neon artworks are made. This exciting virtual studio visit and artmaking demonstration will take place at the state-of-the-art hot shop at The Corning Museum of Glass. Learn how Stelljes creates edgy and provocative neon and sculpted glasswork. Enjoy this rare up-close-and-personal look at how glasswork is made and participate in an interactive question and answer session with Stelljes, Mary Savig, the Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft at SAAM’s Renwick Gallery, and staff from The Corning Museum of Glass.
Location: Online
Tickets: Free | Registration Required via Eventbrite
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Virtual America InSight: Verbal Description Tours 
Thursday, December 16, 5:30 p.m. ET 
Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a docent-led virtual tour designed for participants who are blind or have low vision. Discover highlights from the collection through rich audio verbal descriptions that invoke a multisensory experience.
Location: Online
Tickets: Free | Registration Required via Eventbrite