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The library is open weekdays 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fill out the form to request an appointment. We ask that requests be submitted two weekdays in advance of your visit and no more than two weeks from today's date.

Space in the reading room is limited—we will do our best to accommodate your preferred date and time. A librarian will follow up to confirm the details of your appointment and provide procedures for using the library. Please leave a comment if you have any questions.

Make an Appointment


Please provide your preferred date and time for your appointment. The reference librarian will contact you to confirm your appointment.


Contact Us

Summer 2021: Monday–Friday, 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Federal holidays

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (202) 842-6511

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

National Gallery of Art East Building
4th St and Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565