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Upcoming Exhibition

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

Opening October 22, 2017
West Building, Main Floor

Exhibition

Edvard Munch:
Color in Context

Through January 28, 2018
West Building, Ground Floor, Gallery 22

Exhibition

Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures

Through December 3, 2017
West Building, Main Floor

Exhibition

Posing for the Camera:
Gifts from Robert B. Menschel

Through January 28, 2018
West Building, Ground Floor

Special Installation

Saul Steinberg

Through May 18, 2018
East Building, Mezzanine

Special Installation

Carrie Mae Weems:
Kitchen Table Series

Through May 18, 2018
East Building, Mezzanine

Film Series

Revolutionary Rising: Soviet Film Vanguard

October 13–November 12

The year 2017 marks a century since the 1917 October Revolution, an event that not only shook the world politically but also empowered revolutionary art and artists and spawned a synthesis within the arts urging sociopolitical change.

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Lecture

Introduction to the Exhibition:
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

October 22 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium or Live Online

Join us on October 22, live online or in person, to hear curators Adriaan Waiboer and Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. introduce this landmark exhibition that examines the artistic exchanges among Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries.

Family Activities

Color's Garden: An Adventure with the Elements of Art

A special performance for families with children ages 4 and up
November 4–5 and 11–12

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After Hours

Evenings at the Edge

Explore the Gallery after hours! Enjoy works of art, film, music, and live performances.

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Resources

NGA Images

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Gallery Shops

A Year of Art

New calendars, including the bestselling National Gallery of Art Engagement Calendar, are available now.

Resources

Works by Hispanic Artists

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we've created a new Pinterest board with works by permanent collection artists from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Invigorate your classroom with resources from our collection: www.pinterest.com/ngadc.