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Self-Guided Collection Tours

All You Need is Love
West Building, Main Floor

From romantic love to maternal love, from suggestive encounters to loveless unions, these works of art capture many facets of love.

West Building, Main Floor

Feast your eyes on these visions of fruitful abundance, dazzling dishes, and arrays of fanciful foodstuffs! Which painting might inspire your next meal?

Guided Tours

Scheduled Tours
Offered daily, free docent-led tours explore highlights of the Gallery's spectacular permanent collection.

Foreign-Language Tours
Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. Individuals and small groups may schedule tours in these languages, as well as in Dutch, Hebrew, Hungarian, Korean, and Portuguese, by calling (202) 842-6247.

PDF Guides

Maps and Visitor Guides
Gallery maps in nine languages

Family Guides
Open up the secrets and stories of the museum’s collections by using these booklets online or at the Gallery. If you plan a visit, either print the guides in advance or ask for them at any Information Desk. Bring colored pencils and/or crayons to use with these guides.

DownloadSculpture Garden Guide
The Sculpture Garden occupies 6.1 acres and incorporates a central fountain ringed by linden trees. Planted with perennials, ground covers, shrubs, and flowering trees, the landscape design provides a setting for works of sculpture. (PDF 1.1MB)