Custom-built triangular vitrines featuring exhibition catalogs and related publications highlight East Building events, such as lectures and book signings.
Come shop in the Concourse South Shop recently redesigned to reflect the surrounding architecture of I. M. Pei's iconic design. The Concourse South Shop is situated on the Concourse of the East Building and features gifts and souvenirs that complement the building’s modern and contemporary art collections and special exhibitions.
Specialty gifts are inspired by the great names and movements of the 20th and 21st century: Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Delaunay, Man Ray, Piet Mondrian, Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, and Henri Matisse, as well as Dada, minimalism, and pop art. Distinctive home accents and tableware, modern apparel and accessories, gift books, and more are featured.
Large glass jewelry counters showcase contemporary collections distinguished by their dramatic designs, unusual materials, and fine craftsmanship.
An NGA Custom Prints kiosk allows visitors to design their own reproductions. A wide range of images from the Gallery’s permanent collection and special exhibitions are available, and can be customized with different formats, sizes, and frames. Prints are made-to-order in the United States and shipped within two weeks.
The National Gallery of Art Bookstore offers an oasis for the art book aficionado. Located in the underground Concourse between the East and West Buildings, the Bookstore features National Gallery of Art publications and thousands of books on art, architecture, cinema, landscape design, photography, and other art-related subjects. There is a wide selection of scholarly publications including exhibition catalogs imported from all over the world. You will find limited-edition monographs and titles signed by the author as well as art-related novels and novelty publications. In this digital age a beautifully illustrated art book is a cherished gift.
In support of the lectures and guest artist appearances arranged by the Department of Academic Programs, the Bookstore provides signed copies of your favorite authors or artists. Visit our calendar to stay up-to-date on future book signings.
Hard to Find Titles
If you are unable to find the title you are looking for, our specialists are here to assist you. We import foreign language titles and are able to source hard to find publications. Contact us with a special order and have it shipped to your home or office.