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2018 National Gallery of Art
Annual Report

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Annual Report 2018

The National Gallery of Art was conceived and given to the people of the United States by financier and art collector Andrew W. Mellon, based on his belief that the United States should have a world-class national art museum comparable to those of other nations. This unprecedented gift to the nation was accepted through a 1937 Joint Resolution of Congress. Today, the Gallery continues to operate through a unique federal and private partnership. We are grateful to the President and Congress for the funding that allows us to carry out the Gallery’s mission: to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.

Since reopening the East Building in 2016 after a three-year renovation, the Gallery has delighted audiences with renovated and expanded gallery spaces. This fiscal year, the Gallery continued to plan and design additional East Building renovation projects through the Master Facilities Plan. These focused on the atrium skylight and building systems renovation in Tower 3, including fire and life safety improvements and a new back-of-house exit staircase. With con-tinued support from Congress, the Gallery entered the final stages of awarding a construction contract, and construction should be  complete by early 2021.

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Previous Annual Reports

Annual Report 2017
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Annual Report 2016
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Annual Report 2015
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Annual Report 2014
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Annual Report 2013
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Annual Report 2012
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Annual Report 2011
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Annual Report 2010
(PDF 6.3MB)

Annual Report 2009
(PDF 23.4MB)

Annual Report 2008
(PDF 22.4MB)

Annual Report 2007
(PDF 23.7MB)

Annual Report 2006
(PDF 20.2MB)

Annual Report 2005
(PDF 18.9MB)

Annual Report 2004 (PDF 17.2MB)

Annual Report 2003
(PDF 18.6MB)

Annual Report 2002
(PDF 19.1MB)

Annual Report 2001
(PDF 15.1MB)

Annual Report 2000
(PDF 12MB)

Annual Report 1999
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Annual Report 1998
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Annual Report 1997
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Annual Report 1996
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Annual Report 1995
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Annual Report 1994
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Annual Report 1993
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Annual Report 1992
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Annual Report 1991
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Annual Report 1990
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Annual Report 1989
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Annual Report 1988
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Annual Report 1987
(PDF 14.4MB)

Annual Report 1986
(PDF 15.1MB)

Annual Report 1985
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Annual Report 1984
(PDF 13.1MB)

Annual Report 1983
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Annual Report 1982
(PDF 9.9MB)

Annual Report 1981
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Annual Report 1980
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Annual Report 1979
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Annual Report 1978
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Annual Report 1977
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Annual Report 1976
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Annual Report 1975
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Annual Report 1974
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Annual Report 1973
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Annual Report 1972
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Annual Report 1971
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Annual Report 1970
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Annual Report 1969
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Annual Report 1968
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Annual Report 1967
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Annual Report 1966
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Annual Report 1965
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Annual Report 1964
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Annual Report 1963
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Annual Report 1962
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Annual Report 1961
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Annual Report 1960
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Annual Report 1959
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Annual Report 1958
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Annual Report 1957
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Annual Report 1956
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Annual Report 1955
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Annual Report 1954
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Annual Report 1953
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Annual Report 1952
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Annual Report 1951
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Annual Report 1950
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Annual Report 1949
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Annual Report 1948
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Annual Report 1947
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Annual Report 1946
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Annual Report 1945
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Annual Report 1944
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Annual Report 1943
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Annual Report 1942
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Annual Report 1941
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Annual Report 1940
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Annual Report 1939
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Annual Report 1938
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