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Connections: Contemporary Craft at the Renwick Gallery highlights the evolution of the craft field as it transitions into a new phase at the hands of contemporary artists.


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Renwick Line Drawing, 1850s

Renwick, Around 1861

1861 Corcoran Art Building

Renwick, U.S. Quarter Master General Staff, 1865

Renwick, Grand Salon, 1874-1899

Renwick, Front Facade, 1880s

Renwick, Hall of Sculptures, 1882

Renwick, U.S. Court of Claims, 1950s

Renwick Stair Hall, 1956

This black and white photo shows President Johnson walking through a large room in the Renwick with crumbling walls and empty bookshelves.

President Johnson Inspects Renwick 1965

Renwick Exterior Renovation 1967-72

Renwick Grand Salon, 1970s

This is a black and white photo of the Paley Gates opening to the museum bookstore.

Paley Gates approx 1972

A crystal chandelier hangs from the center of the octagonal room above a large ornately decorated vase.  Lavish curtains hang from the window, adorned with eight large tassels.

1975 Octagon Room Spring

Renwick Grand Salon 2000

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Renwick, South Facade

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