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Renwick Gallery Reopening After Two-Year Renovation



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    Workers use a cherry picker to lift them closer to top of Renwick Gallery in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. A major renovation of the Renwick Gallery is currently underway and the building is closed to the public. The project includes completely renewed infrastructure, enhanced historic features and other upgrades that will make the National Historic Landmark building a 21st-century destination attraction. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    The Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery is re-opening after a major, two-year renovation.

    The gallery, which is located near the White House at 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, reopens on Friday. The space is home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection of contemporary craft and decorative art.

    The exhibition opening Friday, titled "Wonder," features nine contemporary artists.

    The museum will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is free.