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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.

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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


Manufactured Landscapes

Test the boundaries of environmental, moral, and aesthetic values with photographer Edward Burtynsky in Manufactured Landscapes.

Watch online through August 4th

Virtual Exhibitions

Explore the Collection


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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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