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Open today: 10:00 to 5:00


Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence

Through June 4, 2017
West Building


The Urban Scene: 1920–1950

Through August 6, 2017
West Building, Ground Floor


In the Tower:
Theaster Gates: The Minor Arts

Through September 4, 2017
East Building Tower


East of the Mississippi:
Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography

Through July 16, 2017
West Building, Ground Floor


The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries

Through July 16, 2017
West Building, Ground Floor


The Sixty-Sixth A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

The Forest: America in the 1830s
Alexander Nemerov
Stanford University

Sundays, March 26–May 10 at 12:00

Film Program

Spring Program 2017

Image from Sunset Song
(Terence Davies, 2015, 135 minutes)
Sunday May 28 at 2:00



Tower 2:
Alexander Calder

Learn more about artist's work in this feature.


NGA Images

Search, share, and download more than 45,000 open access images. Available free of charge for any use.

Gallery Shops

Cherry Blossoms

The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place this year from March 15 to April 16, welcoming spring in Washington, DC, and honoring the special friendship between the United States and Japan.

After Hours

Evenings at the Edge

Spend an evening with friends exploring the Gallery's collection and special exhibitions and enjoying live music, theatrical performances, and films.