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Photograph Study Room

The National Gallery of Art’s collection of photographs comprises more than 20,000 works spanning the entire history of photography, from the beginnings of the medium in 1839 to the present. The Gallery regularly mounts both exhibitions highlighting photographs from the collection and major loan exhibitions of works borrowed from other institutions and private collections. Please consult the Current Exhibitions and Installations schedule for more information.

Contact Us

By appointment only with at least two weeks advance notice

Photograph Study Room
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (202) 842-6144

Mailing Address
Photograph Study Room
National Gallery of Art
2000 South Club Dr
Landover, MD 20785

National Gallery of Art West Building
Sixth St and Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565