- Diamonstein-Spielvogel Lecture Series
- Sydney J. Freedberg Lecture on Italian Art
- Elson Lecture Series
- A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts
- Wyeth Foundation for American Art Programs
- Conversations with Artists
- Collecting of African American Art
- Conversations with Collectors
- Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE)
- Rajiv Vaidya Memorial Lecture
- Reflections on the Collection: The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professors at the National Gallery of Art
- John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art
- Celebrating the East Building: 20th-Century Art
- Celebrating the Old Master Collections of the National Gallery of Art
- Teaching Critical Thinking through Art
Guided Gallery Meditations
Join us for a short, guided meditation through the peaceful New Hampshire landscape of Childe Hassam’s “Poppies, Isles of Shoals”. Learn a new way to connect with your favorite work of art – through a slow looking at this painting’s warm colors and lush brushstrokes. With mindful focus, engage your breath to reach a deeper level of connection to mind, body and being.
Plunge into a field of color in this short, guided meditation on Leon Berkowitz’s atmospheric painting “Coronation”. Use this 3-minute mindfulness and breathing exercise to bring calm and peace to your day.
Immerse yourself in the lush, tropical landscape of Frederic Edwin Church’s “El Rio de Luz” through this 3-minute, guided meditation. Slow looking and mindfulness exercises will help you engage with this painting in a new way while burning off stress.
This short, guided meditation offers breathing techniques to tap into the strength and stability of Rembrandt’s “The Mill”. Through mindfulness and slow looking, you will explore this scene in a new way while centering yourself.