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The National Gallery of Art, located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets along Constitution Avenue NW, is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on December 25 and January 1.

The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, located on the National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, is bounded by Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive and by 7th and 9th Streets NW.

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West Building

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Designed by John Russell Pope and completed in 1941, this original neoclassical building houses paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, and other works of art, as well as temporary exhibitions.

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East Building

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Easily recognizable by its distinctive shape, the East Building was designed by I.M. Pei and completed in 1978. It houses modern and contemporary art and temporary exhibitions.

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Sculpture Garden

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An oasis in the city, the 6.1-acre Sculpture Garden is home to modern large-scale sculpture, as well as the Friday night Jazz in the Garden concert series (in summer) and an ice rink (in winter).

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Public Transportation
The nearest Metrorail stops are Judiciary Square on the Red Line, Archives–Penn Quarter–Navy Memorial on the Yellow/Green Lines, and Smithsonian on the Blue/Orange Lines. Metrobus stops are located on 4th Street and 7th Street NW.

Further information about Metrobus and Metrorail routes and schedules is available at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website. The WMATA RideGuide website provides a fast and easy way to plan your visit to the Gallery.

Taxicabs are easily hailed in most areas of the city and often wait for Gallery patrons between the East and West Buildings on 4th Street NW.

Parking and Accessibility
Public parking is limited to the surrounding streets and commercial garages. Parking spaces, ramps, and elevators provide access to public areas and galleries for visitors with disabilities at the East Building entrance on 4th Street NW and the West Building entrance on Constitution Avenue at 6th Street NW.

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Entrances
The East and West Buildings are connected by an underground concourse with a moving walkway. Entrances to the West Building are on the Mall, on 7th Street, on Constitution Avenue at 6th Street, and on 4th Street NW. The entrance to the East Building is on 4th Street.

There are six public entrances to the Sculpture Garden: one on Constitution Avenue at 9th Street, three on 7th Street (one directly across from the Gallery's West Building entrance), and two on the National Mall between 7th and 9th Streets NW.

Location
4th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

Today at the Gallery

Find out what is happening today at the National Gallery. Admission is free to the Gallery and all events.

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What's on View

During construction East Building galleries that usually display art to the public are closed. Learn more about the renovation at the National Gallery of Art.

Hours & Location

The National Gallery of Art is located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets NW along Constitution Avenue NW.

Gallery Hours
Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sculpture Garden Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m

Closed
December 25 and January 1

Address
Location
6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC

GPS Location (latitude, longitude): 38.892092,-77.019973

Mailing
2000B South Club Drive, Landover, MD 20785

About the Gallery

The National Gallery of Art was conceived, founded, and given to the people of the United States by Andrew Mellon.
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Renovation Information

Public Wifi

The NGA provides wireless internet service to any visitor who is at least 18 years old, or at least 13 years old with permission from his or her parent or guardian. The visitor must supply his or her own device to connect to NGA Public Wi-Fi.
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Contact Us

Exhibition and General Information

For information call (202) 737-4215
Accessibility Information: (202) 842-6690Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) (202) 842-6176.
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