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Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950

Through February 18, 2019
West Building, Ground Floor, Outer Tier


Corot: Women

Through December 31, 2018
West Building, Main Floor


Rachel Whiteread

Through January 13, 2019
East Building Concourse Galleries


Holidays at the NGA

From seasonal refreshments to caroling and ice skating, the Gallery is a classic holiday destination.


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Gallery Talk

The Christmas Story in Art

Watch a live stream on December 13 at 1:00

This annual holiday tour explores the episodes surrounding the birth of Christ as depicted through masterworks from the National Gallery's permanent collection.  


Arnold Newman Lecture Series on Photography: Dawoud Bey

December 16 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium
The lecture will be streamed live.

In conjunction with Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project, Bey discusses his artistic practice and signs his new monograph, "Seeing Deeply," after the lecture. 

Film Series

Luchino Visconti

Through December 16
East Building Auditorium


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