The primary responsibility of the conservation division is to preserve and study works of art in the Gallery’s collection. The division houses specialized departments for the treatment and care of paintings, works on paper, objects, photographs, textiles and frames. Departments that support the mission of the entire division are preventive conservation, scientific research, analytical imaging, and administration.
Temperature and Humidity
Committed to preserving and protecting the works of art held in trust for the American people, the Gallery’s conservators and scientists are at the forefront in developing highly specialized methods of treatment and in using advanced technology to analyze works or art and explore how they were made.
Learn more about how to support their efforts.
National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785