SmithGroup is Nation’s Largest Museum Design Firm of 2023

SmithGroup is ranked as the nation’s largest museum and gallery architecture firm for 2023, according to the Building Design + Construction Giants 400 Report issued February 2024. Building Design + Construction develops their rankings from information supplied by participating firms annually.

SmithGroup ranked in the top ten largest firms across several categories in the latest Giants 400 Report, including being named the sixth largest architecture-engineering firm overall.

The Cultural market at SmithGroup encompasses a network of specialty expertise, including planning, programming and design of not only museums and galleries, but archives and collections care, visitor and interpretive centers, children's museums, science centers, arts education, performing arts and cultural landscapes. 

For more than half a century, the firm has delivered award-winning projects for some of the world's most iconic places and prestigious institutions. Some of its recently completed and ongoing museum projects include the National Museum of African American History and Culture (Washington, D.C.); Thomas Gilcrease Institute for American History and Art (Tulsa, Okla.); Lillian and Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum (Washington, D.C.); Wisconsin History Center (Madison, Wis.); and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, Va.).

Read more about the Museum Architecture rankings and all of the 2023 Giants 400 Report on the Building Design + Construction website.