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The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

On view through August 18
East Building, Concourse Galleries

Visit the exhibition until 8:00 each evening, with special pop-up talks at 6:00 and 7:00.


Reading of "The Fisherwoman" by Toni Morrison

From Robert Bergman's book A Kind of Rapture, in conjunction with the exhibition Robert Bergman: Portraits, 1986-1995


Reflections on the Collection: The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professors at the National Gallery of Art

Richard J. Powell on Archibald J. Motley Jr., Portrait of My Grandmother (1922)


By the Light of the Silvery Moon:
A Century of Lunar Photographs

On view through January 5, 2020
West Building, Ground Floor - Gallery 22


Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings

On view through September 15
East Building, Mezzanine

Film Series

Essential Cinema: Jonas Mekas

August 3–September 1
East Building Auditorium


Central Italian Painting, 1300-1520

August 18 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium
Part of the Summer Sunday Lecture Series: Celebrating the Old Master Collections of the National Gallery of Art

The lecture will be streamed live here.

Jazz Programs

Jazz in the Garden

May 17–August 23
Fridays from 5:00 to 8:30


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