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Experience Your National Gallery of Art

During the temporary closure, visit the Gallery virtually through video tours of current exhibitions, in-depth looks at highlights of the collection, online learning opportunities, audio and video recordings of lectures by artists and curators, and more.

Visit the National Gallery of Art

Welcome Back to the West Building

The West Building, Ground Floor galleries are now open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free, timed passes are required and released every Monday at 10:00 a.m. for the following week. The Sculpture Garden remains open, with limitations.

Plan Your Visit

Welcome Back!

Reserve your Free, Timed Pass

To facilitate a safe experience for those returning to our campus, the Gallery will require free, timed passes for entry into the West Building. Passes will be released each Monday at 10:00 a.m.


Explore What's on View

Explore the works currently on view in the West Building Ground Floor galleries, a showcase 19th- and 20th-century sculpture; medieval, Renaissance, and baroque sculpture and decorative arts; a selection of impressionist still life paintings.

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Film Programs



Join the townspeople of Monticchiello in rural Tuscany for this poignant chronicle of their celebrated local theater.

Watch online through August 18

Virtual Exhibitions

Explore the Collection


Custom Prints of Your Favorite Works of Art

Design your own reproduction from a wide range of images from the Gallery’s permanent collection and from special exhibitions. Prints can be customized with different formats, sizes, and frames. 


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Become a National Member Today!

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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