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The National Gallery of Art and Sculpture Garden closed to the public on Saturday, November 21.

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Virtual Programs

Film

Daughters of the Dust

Julie Dash’s evocative exploration of kinship and conflict among three generations of Gullah women about to relocate from the Sea Islands to mainland United States at the dawn of the 20th century is informed by African storytelling traditions.

Watch online through December 8

Virtual Program

Rajiv Vaidya Memorial Lecture

Julie Dash and the L.A. Rebellion:
Architects of the Impossible

Sunday, December 6, 2020
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Julie Dash will discuss her early life in New York City and her involvement with the art and politics of filmmaking through her association with the Studio Museum of Harlem, a connection that led to her participation in the L.A. Rebellion film movement.

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Have one of your favorite Gallery paintings reproduced for you to hang on your wall. Prints can be customized with different formats, sizes, and frames from a wide range of images from the Gallery’s permanent collection and from special exhibitions.

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