Smithsonian American Art Museum

About Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation’s first collection of American art, is an unparalleled record of the American experience. The collection captures the aspirations, character, and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Its artworks reveal key aspects of America’s rich artistic and cultural history from the colonial period to today. SAAM is dedicated to collecting, understanding, and enjoying American art. The Museum celebrates the extraordinary creativity of artists whose works reflect the American experience and global connections.


Lighting Designer

June 2018 - July 2018 Washington, DC
“I worked with one of the top international experts in my field, and was able to contribute to an organization that is known worldwide for setting the highest standards in the museum field.”

Registrar Intern

June 2018 - August 2018 Washington, DC
“Everyone I worked with at SAAM, both in Intern Programs and the Registrar's Office, was incredibly supportive and excited to help me learn more about the work they did. ”
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