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"Your Art" Mobile App

Discover highlights of the National Gallery of Art collections with Your Art app for mobile devices.

Available free in the iTunes App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad and on Google Play for Android.

Listen to the Stories Behind the Masterpieces
The app focuses on paintings and sculpture from the 13th to the 19th centuries on view in the West Building.

Collection Highlights
Explore more than 130 extraordinary works by artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, and others. Deepen your understanding about the history and conservation of these treasured works through audio commentary by Director Earl A. Powell III and Gallery curators.

Kid's Tour
Young art lovers (ages 7-12) can tune in to learn about more than 50 of the world's greatest paintings. Kids can choose to hear about works by such masters as Peter Paul Rubens, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, and Winslow Homer.

Your Art example screens

With Your Art, you can:

  • Listen to audio commentary or read text about highlights of the Collection or the Kid's Tour
  • Find works of art by artist name, nationality, theme of the work, or location on the map
  • Zoom in to high-resolution images
  • Prepare for your visit with maps, hours, and other important visitor information
  • Stay current with event and exhibition updates

Audio commentary about more than two dozen highlighted works of art is also available in French, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish.

Use it in the Gallery or on the Go
Your Art app is the perfect companion as you walk through the Gallery—or any time and anywhere you choose.

Your Art on Your Device
You may download Your Art app for free to your own iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch or Android device for use inside the Gallery and at home.

If you would like to download the app while at the Gallery, free Wi-Fi is provided in the West Building, Main Floor Information Room, Rotunda, and Founders Room. Please bring headphones; earbuds are also available for purchase in the Gallery Shops.

Borrow an iPod Touch
The app is also available on a limited number of devices for free loan. Find them at the audio tour desk located just inside the West Building, Main Floor entrance.

You are encouraged to submit a review of the app through the iTunes App Store or Google Play. You can also contact us with your questions or comments.

Public Wi-Fi

The Gallery offers free Wi-Fi, accessible by selecting the “NGA_Public_WiFi” network. Review the Gallery's Wi-Fi policy here.


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