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Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

painting with toy cars

ARTstarts: Wheel Paintings

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between.

Feb. 27 & 29: Wheel Paintings
In this simple and fun painting technique, kids will use small toy wheels to mix colors and make textures for a mini masterpiece.

painting with toy cars

ARTstarts: Wheel Paintings

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between.

Feb. 27 & 29: Wheel Paintings
In this simple and fun painting technique, kids will use small toy wheels to mix colors and make textures for a mini masterpiece.

Coast of Genoa painting

Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Saturdays from 2:30–3:30pm.

Featured image: Jasper Francis Cropsey; The Coast of Genoa, 1854; oil on canvas; 48 x 72 in. Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Kids and parents working on crafts at FIG

ARTstarts: Hypnograph

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between.

Feb. 20 & 22: Hypnograph
Join us as we explore our new hypnograph machine, where kids will blend art and engineering as they manipulate the machine to create different geometrical designs.

Kids and parents working on crafts at FIG

ARTstarts: Hypnograph

ARTstarts (new) encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between.

Feb. 20 & 22: Hypnograph
Join us as we explore our new hypnograph machine, where kids will blend art and engineering as they manipulate the machine to create different geometrical designs.