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Annual Report 2019

At the dedication of the National Gallery of Art in 1941, Paul Mellon spoke of his father’s hope that the museum he had founded “would become not a static but a living institution, growing in usefulness and importance to artists, scholars, and the general public.” Founder Andrew W. Mellon envisioned “a joint enterprise on the part of the Government, on the one hand, and of magnanimous citizens, on the other.” This public-private partnership, now nearly eight decades later, makes it possible for the Gallery to serve millions of visitors each year. I am deeply grateful for the steadfast support of the president and the Congress of the United States.

Carrying on the work of this living institution and ensuring its usefulness are of paramount importance to my fellow trustees and me, the staff, and the Gallery’s new director Kaywin Feldman. In March of this fiscal year, Kaywin assumed her role as the fifth director of the National Gallery of Art. She came to the Gallery from the Minneapolis Institute of Art, where she expanded the museum’s collection and transformed the institution’s relationship to its city by fostering community dialogue. She is a dynamic leader, collaborator, and innovator. She brings to the Gallery more than two decades of experience as a museum director. We are thrilled to welcome Kaywin to Washington.

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Annual Report 2019
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Annual Report 2018
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Annual Report 2017
(PDF 11.4MB)

Annual Report 2016
(PDF 10.9MB)

Annual Report 2015
(PDF 8.9MB)

Annual Report 2014
(PDF 2.8MB)

Annual Report 2013
(PDF 4.2MB)

Annual Report 2012
(PDF 3.8MB)

Annual Report 2011
(PDF 7.1MB)

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
(PDF 12.7MB)

Annual Report 1998
(PDF 12.5MB)

Annual Report 1997
(PDF 12.4MB)

Annual Report 1996
(PDF 14.6MB)

Annual Report 1995
(PDF 14.5MB)

Annual Report 1994
(PDF 13.8MB)

Annual Report 1993
(PDF 13.4MB)

Annual Report 1992
(PDF 19.4MB)

Annual Report 1991
(PDF 17MB)

Annual Report 1990
(PDF 15.1MB)

Annual Report 1989
(PDF 14.1MB)

Annual Report 1988
(PDF 13.5MB)

Annual Report 1987
(PDF 14.4MB)

Annual Report 1986
(PDF 15.1MB)

Annual Report 1985
(PDF 14.2MB)

Annual Report 1984
(PDF 13.1MB)

Annual Report 1983
(PDF 12.4MB)

Annual Report 1982
(PDF 9.9MB)

Annual Report 1981
(PDF 9.5MB)

Annual Report 1980
(PDF 8.63MB)

Annual Report 1979
(PDF 8.28MB)

Annual Report 1978
(PDF 8.2MB)

Annual Report 1977
(PDF 8.47MB)

Annual Report 1976
(PDF 9.23MB)

Annual Report 1975
(PDF 7.18MB)

Annual Report 1974
(PDF 6.81MB)

Annual Report 1973
(PDF 7.04MB)

Annual Report 1972
(PDF 6.46MB)

Annual Report 1971
(PDF 8.43MB)

Annual Report 1970
(PDF 6.62MB)

Annual Report 1969
(PDF 1.96MB)

Annual Report 1968
(PDF 1.59MB)

Annual Report 1967
(PDF 1.46MB)

Annual Report 1966
(PDF 4.72MB)

Annual Report 1965
(PDF 1.79MB)

Annual Report 1964
(PDF 1.88MB)

Annual Report 1963
(PDF 2.2MB)

Annual Report 1962
(PDF 2.38MB)

Annual Report 1961
(PDF 1.83MB)

Annual Report 1960
(PDF 2.46MB)

Annual Report 1959
(PDF 1.93MB)

Annual Report 1958
(PDF 3.16MB)

Annual Report 1957
(PDF 1.8MB)

Annual Report 1956
(PDF 2.21MB)

Annual Report 1955
(PDF 2.11MB)

Annual Report 1954
(PDF 2.04MB

Annual Report 1953
(PDF 1.93MB)

Annual Report 1952
(PDF 2.22MB)

Annual Report 1951
(PDF 2.63MB)

Annual Report 1950
(PDF 2.5MB)

Annual Report 1949
(PDF 2.73MB)

Annual Report 1948
(PDF 2.77MB)

Annual Report 1947
(PDF 2.14MB)

Annual Report 1946
(PDF 2.83MB)

Annual Report 1945
(PDF 2.55MB)

Annual Report 1944
(PDF 2.43MB)

Annual Report 1943
(PDF 1.82MB)

Annual Report 1942
(PDF 1.88MB)

Annual Report 1941
(PDF 1.95MB)

Annual Report 1940
(PDF 1.65MB)

Annual Report 1939
(PDF 2.07MB)

Annual Report 1938
(PDF 1.92MB)