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The National Gallery of Art is Temporarily Closed

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


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Paid Internship Opportunities

A variety of opportunities are available for summer 2021 and the 2021–2022 academic year—including specialized and interdisciplinary projects, virtually and in-person. Applications close February 28, 2021.

Virtual Programs


The Inheritance 

Ephraim Asili’s film mixes scripted drama with documentary to tell the tale of a liberation movement targeted in an infamous 1985 police bombing in Philadelphia. 

Watch online through January 26

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The Art of Looking

Engage deeply with one work of art in this weekly, interactive program. By sharing observations, interpretations, questions, and ideas, we will broaden our understanding.

Family Activity

Artful Conversations

Our free family program for children ages 7–12 features guided discussions of National Gallery masterpieces, often with special guests. Offered one weekend each month.

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Virtual Exhibitions

Explore the Collection

Painting of Four Dancers, 1899 by Edward Degas showing four balerinas with a painted theater screen of nature behind them.

Custom Prints Curated by You

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.

Teacher Resources

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Join your National Gallery of Art for as little as $50 and enjoy an array of benefits that bring you closer to the art than ever before.

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