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Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color
April 12, 2013 - July 28, 2013
See furniture and images of architectural woodwork produced by Thomas Day (1801-about 1861), a free African American who owned and operated one of North Carolina’s most successful cabinet shops before the Civil War.
Grand Salon Installation: Paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
June 6, 2009 - Permanent
On view are 70 paintings from the 1840s to the 1930s installed salon style, with paintings hung one-atop-another and side by side.
The permanent collection of the Renwick Gallery features contemporary American crafts in glass, ceramics, metal, wood, and fiber.
The Octagon Room is furnished with paintings from SAAM's collection, including impressionism and the Gilded Age period.