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The Tower Project

Installation view of In the Tower: Nam June Paik. Photo by Rob Shelley © 2011 National Gallery of Art, Washington

The Tower Project provides support for modern and contemporary exhibitions in the Tower 3 Gallery in the East Building. Celebrating new directions and approaches in art, The Tower Project supports contemporary artists and presents an extraordinary range of creativity.

With an annual gift of $2,500, members enjoy the following benefits of membership in The Tower Project:

  • Invitations to previews and opening events for In the Tower exhibitions
  • Unique events and programs providing access to and interaction with the curatorial team from the department of modern art
  • Private visits to galleries and artist studios in Washington and New York
  • Opportunities for special access to international art fairs
  • Recognition in exhibition-related materials

In addition, members will receive the benefits of a Contributing Level membership:

  • Priority entrance to all special exhibitions
  • Invitations to two evening receptions featuring special exhibitions or the permanent collection
  • Invitations to family programs with breakfast and children's art activities
  • Private daytime lectures and previews of special exhibitions
  • Subscription to the Bulletin, a semiannual publication for Gallery friends
  • Recognition in the Gallery’s Annual Report and Bulletin
  • A 20 percent discount at Gallery Shops
  • Subscription to the monthly Circle e-newsletter
  • Access to the National Gallery of Art Library

Recent and upcoming exhibitions sponsored by The Tower Project:

In the Tower
Anne Truitt
November 19, 2017 – July 8, 2018
East Building, Tower 3
In the Tower
Theaster Gates
The Minor Arts
March 5 – September 4, 2017
East Building, Tower 3
In the Tower
Barbara Kruger
September 30, 2016 – January 22, 2017
East Building, Tower 3