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Visitors enjoy National Gallery Nights event in our East Building Atrium.


National Gallery Nights

National Gallery Nights

  • Thursday, November 10, 2022
  • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • East Building
  • In-person
  • Registration Required

Registration is required.

Discover how artists capture the charm, nostalgia, and complexities of the American experience.

Evening highlights:

  • Pop-up talks examine the rich diversity of America and its people
  • DJ Baby Alcatraz spins classic and lost gems of soul, rock, and R&B
  • Dr. Elizabeth Rule discusses her digital Guide to Indigenous DC
  • Chalk R!ot creates a live mural inspired by graffiti art and 1980's hip-hop culture
  • The United States Navy Band, Country Current, plays country and bluegrass songs
  • Pop-up poetry brings works of art to life
  • Classic board games and art making


Registration is required and opens one week in advance at noon. A limited number of passes will become available online at 10:00 a.m. the morning of each event, and a few additional passes will be available at the door—first-come, first-served—starting at 5:30 p.m.


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This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.