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2011_DC_NGAAH16DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
2012_DC_NGAAH16DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
2014_DC_NGAAH22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
2015_DC_NGAAH28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
1982_DC_NGA_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
1997_DC_NGA_Bldg1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2002_DC_NGA_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2004_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2005_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2007_DC_NGA_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2008_DC_NGA_Bldg26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
Included here are two guards who asked that I take their pictures.
2009_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2012_DC_NGA_Bldg23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
Including workers on the dome.
2013_DC_NGA_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2014_DC_NGA_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2017_DC_NGA_Bldg5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2018_DC_NGA_Bldg9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
The NPS put up some signs for the Garfield assassination which took place in the train station that used to occupy the site of the building.
2010_DC_NGA_Tour11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Docent tour of animals in paintings
Pictures from a wonderful tour of about a dozen paintings involving animals at the gallery. The tour was given by National Gallery docent Eric Danker.
1997_DC_NGAEW_Bldg5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
1999_DC_NGAEW_Bldg1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2000_DC_NGAEW_Bldg1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2002_DC_NGAEW_Bldg3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2005_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2006_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2007_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2008_DC_NGAEW_Bldg17DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2009_DC_NGAEW_Bldg11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2011_DC_NGAEW_Bldg34DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2012_DC_NGAEW_Bldg4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2014_DC_NGAEW_Bldg22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2016_DC_NGAEW_Bldg56DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2017_DC_NGAEW_Bldg15DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2002_DC_NGAEW_Concourse1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Concourse
2008_DC_NGAEW_Concourse24DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Concourse
2012_DC_NGAEW_Concourse10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Concourse
2017_DC_NGAEW_Concourse9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Concourse
2010_DC_NGAEW_Arcimboldo11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy
Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy
September 19, 2010 – January 9, 2011

Overview: Sixteen examples of the fantastic composite heads painted by Giuseppe Arcimboldo will be featured in this exhibition, their first appearance in the United States. Bizarre yet scientifically accurate, the unusual...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Weems41DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series
Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series
September 12, 2017 – May 18, 2018
Carrie Mae Weems’s Kitchen Table Series established her as one of the leading artists of her generation. The series, consisting of 20 carefully staged photographs depicting Weems herself sitting at a kitchen table under a lamp,...
2011_DC_NGAEW_Dali5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Chester Dale and Salvador Dali
2011_DC_NGAEW_Christo7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Christo:Over the River Project
Christo Donates Two Preparatory Collages for Over The River Project to National Gallery of Art, Washington
On View with Related Works from Gallery Collection through January 23, 2012

Washington, DC—The artist Christo presented the National Gallery of Art with two original preparatory collages for...
2006_DC_NGAEW_Dada10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Dada
Dada
February 19 – May 14, 2006

Overview: 448 works in a wide range of media, including collages, assemblages, photographs, prints, drawings, paintings, posters, films, and audio recordings were presented in this multimedia installation that traced the history of the Dada movement. The works of art...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Bazille123DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
April 9 – July 9, 2017

A scion of a Protestant upper-middle-class family from Montpellier in southern France, Frédéric Bazille (1841–1870) seemed destined for a career in medicine. In 1862 he traveled to Paris, ostensibly to pursue his medical studies,...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Truitt8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: In the Tower: Anne Truitt
In the Tower: Anne Truitt
November 19, 2017 – April 1, 2018
Anne Truitt was one of the leading figures associated with minimalism, the sculptural tendency that emerged in the 1960s featuring pared-down geometric shapes scaled to the viewer’s body and placed directly on the floor. Born in Baltimore in...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Kruger23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: In the Tower: Barbara Kruger
In the Tower: Barbara Kruger
September 30, 2016 – January 22, 2017
A focused exhibition featuring the work of American artist Barbara Kruger (b. 1945) reopens the East Building Tower Gallery after nearly three years of renovation to the space. Inspired by the Gallery's recent acquisition of Kruger's...
2009_DC_NGAEW_Guston4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: In the Tower: Philip Guston
In the Tower: Philip Guston
January 15, 2009 – January 3, 2010

Overview: 9 paintings and 8 prints created by American artist Philip Guston between 1948 and 1980 were presented in this installation. Of the works, 14 were drawn from the Gallery's collection, including gifts from Edward R. Broida and...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Pollock19DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Jackson Pollock’s "Mural"
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural"
November 19, 2017 – October 28, 2018
A special installation in the Gallery’s East Building features Mural (1943) by Jackson Pollock, on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Art. Originally commissioned by Peggy Guggenheim for her New York City townhouse, the early...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Dwan89DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
September 30, 2016 – January 29, 2017
Overview: The remarkable career of gallerist and patron Virginia Dwan will be featured front and center for the first time in an exhibition of some 100 works, featuring highlights from Dwan's promised gift of her...
2008_DC_NGAEW_Cutouts6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Matisse: The Cut-Outs
September 10 – October 24, 1977

Overview: 57 works in cut paper by Henri Matisse included 5 acquired in 1973 for the opening of the Gallery's East Building. The exhibition was organized by Jack Cowart of the Saint Louis Art Museum and John Hallmark Neff of the Detroit Institute...
2011_DC_NGAEW_Cutouts5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Matisse: The Cut-Outs
September 10 – October 24, 1977

Overview: 57 works in cut paper by Henri Matisse included 5 acquired in 1973 for the opening of the Gallery's East Building. The exhibition was organized by Jack Cowart of the Saint Louis Art Museum and John Hallmark Neff of the Detroit Institute...
2019_04_15D3_NGAEW_OLJackson45DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings
Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings
April 14 – September 15, 2019
American painter, printmaker, and sculptor Oliver Lee Jackson (b. 1935) has created a complex body of work which masterfully weaves together visual influences ranging from the Renaissance to modernism with principles of rhythm and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_NGAEW_Outliers83DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Outliers and American Vanguard Art
Outliers and American Vanguard Art
January 28 – May 13, 2018
Self-taught artists—variously termed folk, primitive, visionary, naïve, and outsider—have played a significant role in the history of modernism, yet their contributions have been largely disregarded or forgotten. Again and again in the...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Reinvented26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
September 30, 2016 – March 5, 2017
Overview: The collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker brings together works of critically important artists who have changed the course of photography through their...
2018_DC_NGAEW_Whiteread80DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Rachel Whiteread
Rachel Whiteread
September 16, 2018 – January 13, 2019
As the first comprehensive survey of the work of British sculptor Rachel Whiteread (b. 1963), this exhibition brings together some 100 objects from the course of the artist’s 30 year career, including drawings, photographs, architecture-scaled...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Recent10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions: Made in California
Recent Acquisitions: Made in California
September 12, 2017 – May 18, 2018
Seven recent acquisitions on view are connected by a profound common denominator—individuality.
Produced across many decades by artists of different backgrounds and orientations, the works cover such movements as Light and...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Steinberg78DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Saul Steinberg
Saul Steinberg
September 12, 2017 – May 18, 2018
This special installation of 18 drawings, two photographs, and an assortment of small sculptures by Saul Steinberg (1914–1999) is part of an initiative—dating from the reopening of the East Building galleries in 2016—to include selected modern drawings,...
2019_04_15D2_NGAEW_Animals11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: The Life of Animals in Japanese Art
The Life of Animals in Japanese Art
June 2 – August 18, 2019
Artworks representing animals—real or imaginary, religious or secular—span the full breadth and splendor of Japanese artistic production. As the first exhibition devoted to the subject, The Life of Animals in Japanese Art covers 17... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_04E1_NGAEW_Animals459DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: The Life of Animals in Japanese Art
The Life of Animals in Japanese Art
June 2 – August 18, 2019
Artworks representing animals—real or imaginary, religious or secular—span the full breadth and splendor of Japanese artistic production. As the first exhibition devoted to the subject, The Life of Animals in Japanese Art covers 17... (Partially reviewed)
2011_DC_NGAEW_Venice9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals
Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals
February 20–May 30, 2011

Venice inspired a school of competitive view painters whose achievements are among the most brilliant in 18th-century art. The exhibition celebrates the rich variety of these Venetian views, known as vedute, through some 20 masterworks by...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Folks_16093013DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Folks during reopening day
I ran into several folks on the reopening day: Mara Mayor (with her granddaughter and friend), Perry Chin (being interviewed by Voice of America), and James Ponti (author of "Framed! A T.O.A.S.T. Mystery").
Perry Chin was an associate of I.M. Pei, the original architect who designed the East Wing back...
2002_DC_NGAEW_Galleries9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2007_DC_NGAEW_Galleries25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2008_DC_NGAEW_Galleries97DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2009_DC_NGAEW_Galleries13DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2010_DC_NGAEW_Galleries29DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2011_DC_NGAEW_Galleries108DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2012_DC_NGAEW_Galleries14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2016_DC_NGAEW_Galleries360DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2017_DC_NGAEW_Galleries50DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2016_DC_NGAEW_RT21DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Roof Terrace
2017_DC_NGAEW_RT4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Roof Terrace
2017_DC_NGA_Adoration12DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Adoration of the Shepherds
Adoration of the Shepherds
c. 1764/1765
Mengs, Anton Raphael
German, 1728 - 1779
2019_10_13C1_NGA_Berruguete125DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain
Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain
October 13, 2019 – February 17, 2020
Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain is the first major exhibition held outside Spain to celebrate the expressive art of the most important sculptor active on the Iberian Peninsula during the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_NGA_Collects_French136DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
May 21 – August 20, 2017
When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon, arrived in the United States in 1815, he brought with him his exquisite collection of eighteenth-century French paintings. Put on public view, the works caused a sensation,...
2015_DC_NGA_Corcoran62DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: American Masterworks from the Corcoran, 1815-1940
American Masterworks from the Corcoran, 1815-1940
February 7 – May 3, 2015
In 2014 the National Gallery of Art assumed stewardship of the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s renowned collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, and photographs. Two installations featuring highlights...
2019_04_15D1_NGA_Pre_Raphaelites236DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: American Pre-Raphaelites
The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists
April 14 – July 21, 2019
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Ruskin (1819–1900), the most influential art critic of the Victorian era, the Gallery will present more than 90 paintings, watercolors, and drawings created by American... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_NGA_Barye39DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Antoine-Louis Barye Animal Sculptor
2011_DC_NGA_Capitoline10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Capitoline Venus
Important Roman Statue Capitoline Venus Leaves Rome for Second Time Since 1797; Officially on View at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, June 8 to September 5, 2011

Presentation of Sculpture is First Act of New Sister Cities Relationship; Mayor of Rome to Announce Dream of Rome...
2018_DC_NGA_Cezanne81DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Cézanne Portraits
Cézanne Portraits
March 25 – July 1, 2018
Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted to the famed post-impressionist’s portraits. The exhibition explores the unconventional aspects of his portraiture, the role his portraits play in the development of his radical style and method, and the range...
2010_DC_NGA_Dale97DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Chester Dale Collection
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection
January 31, 2010–July 31, 2011
Chester Dale's magnificent bequest to the National Gallery of Art in 1962 included a generous endowment as well as one of America's most important collections of French painting from the late 19th and early...
2018_DC_NGA_Corot54DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Corot: Women
Corot: Women
September 9 – December 31, 2018
Camille Corot is best known as the great master of landscape painting in the 19th century who bridged the French neoclassical tradition with the impressionist movement of the 1870s. His figure paintings constitute a much smaller, less well-known portion of...
2018_DC_NGA_Daumier3661DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Daumier's Portrait Busts (36 French Leaders)
2019_02_25B4_NGA_Bey8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project
Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project
September 12, 2018 – April 21, 2019
For more than 40 years photographer Dawoud Bey (b. 1953) has portrayed American youth and those from marginalized communities with sensitivity and complexity. Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project marks the National Gallery of Art's... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_NGA_Dancer25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Degas's Little Dancer
Degas's Little Dancer
October 5, 2014 – January 11, 2015
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (1878–1881), Edgar Degas’s groundbreaking statuette of a young ballerina that caused a sensation at the 1881 impressionist exhibition, takes center stage in an exploration of Degas’s fascination with ballet and his...
2017_DC_NGA_Robbia100DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Della Robbia
Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence
February 5 – June 4, 2017
Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), a master sculptor in marble and bronze, invented a glazing technique for terracotta sculpture that positioned him as one of the most innovative artists of the 15th century. Today,...
2019_04_07B1_NGA_Tintoretto_Ven179DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice
Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice
March 24 – June 9, 2019
The first exhibition to focus specifically on Tintoretto’s work as a draftsman, Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice provides new ideas about his evolution as a draftsman, about the dating and function of the so-called sculpture drawings, and about... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_NGA_Munch24DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
September 3, 2017 – January 28, 2018
In the second half of the 19th century, advances in physics, electromagnetic radiation theory, and the optical sciences provoked new thought about the physical as well as the spiritual world. Aspects of that thought are revealed in...
2019_06_15A4_NGA_Faces12DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Faces of D.C. Photo Mural
Faces of D.C. Photo Mural
On View Through July 4, 2019
Celebrate the diversity of Washington, DC, with Faces of DC, a photo mural starring faces of the people we encounter every day. (Located at 7th Street & Madison Drive NW)
Made possible by a grant from the Alice L. Walton Foundation. (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_NGA_Fragonard58DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures
Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures
October 8 – December 3, 2017
Combining art, fashion, science, and conservation, this revelatory exhibition brings together—for the first time—some 14 of the paintings known as the fantasy figures by Jean Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806). He is considered among the most...
2018_DC_NGA_Parks14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950
Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950
November 4, 2018 – February 18, 2019
During the 1940s American photographer Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught photographer making portraits and documenting everyday life in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional shooting for...
2018_DC_NGA_Heavenly22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna
Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna
February 25 – July 8, 2018
The Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia (1612) depicts the monastery and dramatic rocky terrain of La Verna, the site where Saint Francis received the stigmata. The gifted baroque draftsman Jacopo Ligozzi was hired to...
2016_DC_NGA_History82DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: History
2016_DC_NGA_Mellon102DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: In Celebration of Paul Mellon
In Celebration of Paul Mellon
May 8 – September 18, 2016
Paul Mellon played many crucial roles at the National Gallery of Art in carrying out the founding vision of his father, Andrew, who had laid plans for the museum before his death in 1937. The younger Mellon was a major donor of funds and works...
2018_DC_NGA_Joan_Of_Arc31DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Joan of Arc series (Louis Maurice Boutet de Monvel)
2009_DC_NGA_LincolnM15DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Lincoln Memorial
Designing the Lincoln Memorial: Daniel Chester French and Henry Bacon:
February 12, 2009-April 4, 2010
The 6-foot-high plaster working model of the celebrated seated Lincoln statue by American sculptor Daniel Chester French (1850–1931), designed for the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, will be...
2008_DC_NGA_Puryear23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Martin Puryear
A native Washingtonian who has achieved international acclaim, Martin Puryear (b. 1941) has created a distinctive body of sculpture that defies categorization. Serenely quiet and poetic, his work explores natural forms and materials, especially a wide variety of woods, and it engages issues of history,...
2012_DC_NGA_Furniture39DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Masterpieces of American Furniture
Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, 1700–1830
Opens October 7, 2012, on permanent view
The unveiling of the Kaufman Collection at the National Gallery of Art on the ground floor of the West Building is a landmark moment for the nation's capital, which until this time has...
2013_DC_NGA_Furniture77DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Masterpieces of American Furniture
2017_DC_NGA_Mansen11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Matthias Mansen: Configurations
Matthias Mansen: Configurations
July 23 – December 13, 2017
Matthias Mansen (German, born 1958) creates large-scale woodcuts that explore abstraction and figuration. He advances the tradition of woodblock printing by transforming pieces of scavenged wood—discarded floorboards or fragments of abandoned...
2015_DC_NGA_Memory32DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs
The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Acquired with the Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund
May 3 – September 13, 2015
The Memory of Time presents work by contemporary artists who investigate the richness and complexity of photography’s relationship to time,...
2018_DC_NGA_Sittow28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
January 28 – May 13, 2018
Considered Estonia's greatest Renaissance artist, Michel Sittow (c. 1469–1525) was sought after by the renowned European courts of his day, including those of King Ferdinand of Aragón and Queen Isabella of...
2013_DC_NGA_David14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Michelangelo's David-Apollo
Michelangelo's David-Apollo
December 13, 2012–March 3, 2013
The presentation of the David-Apollo, a marble statue by Michelangelo lent to the National Gallery of Art by the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence, opens the nationwide celebration 2013?The Year of Italian Culture. The graceful figure...
2014_DC_NGA_Monuments59DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Monuments Officers and the NGA
Monuments Officers and the NGA
Introduction:
During World War II the National Gallery of Art (NGA) was deeply involved in efforts to protect art, archives, libraries, historical buildings, and monuments in war theaters.
Several hundred men and women—including art historians, museum and art...
2013_DC_NGA_George7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Owned by George Washington
2017_DC_NGA_Posing65DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel
Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel
September 17, 2017 – January 28, 2018
A selection of some 60 photographs in the Gallery’s collection made possible by Robert B. Menschel are on view in an exhibition that examines how the act of posing for a portrait changed with the invention of...
2016_DC_NGA_Recent_Drawings27DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions of Dutch and Flemish Drawings
Recent Acquisitions of Dutch and Flemish Drawings
July 3, 2016 – January 3, 2017
West Building, Ground Floor - Gallery 22
Overview: Recent Acquisitions of Dutch and Flemish Drawings encompasses landscapes, seascapes, portraits, still lifes, and history subjects that demonstrate the originality of...
2015_DC_NGA_Flesh35DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions of Italian Renaissance Prints: Ideas Made Flesh
Recent Acquisitions of Italian Renaissance Prints: Ideas Made Flesh
June 7 – October 4, 2015
Prints were a primary form of artistic expression in sixteenth-century Italy. Better than any other art form, prints satisfied an exploding demand for the images of the day. They ranged from depictions of the...
2018_DC_NGA_Mann20DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
March 4 – May 28, 2018
For more than forty years, Sally Mann (American, born 1951) has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature’s...
2011_DC_NGA_Louvre31DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre
A New Look: Samuel F. B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre
June 25, 2011–July 8, 2012
Known today primarily for his role in the development of the electromagnetic telegraph, Samuel F. B. Morse began his career as a painter. One of his most important works is on loan from the Terra Foundation for American...
2018_DC_NGA_Humor186DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sense of Humor
Sense of Humor
July 15, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Humor may be fundamental to human experience, but its expression in painting and sculpture has been limited. Instead, prints, as the most widely distributed medium, and drawings, as the most private, have been the natural vehicles for comic content....
2018_DC_NGA_Sharing123DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze
Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze
April 1 – August 5, 2018
Inspired by the acquisition of the important William A. Clark maiolica (glazed Italian ceramics) collection from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and drawing largely on the Gallery’s newly expanded holdings, this...
2016_DC_NGA_Davis114DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
November 20, 2016 – March 5, 2017
Stuart Davis (1892–1964) was an American original. Born in Philadelphia to artists and raised in East Orange, New Jersey, he dropped out of high school to study painting in Manhattan with Robert Henri, the legendary teacher who urged his...
2018_DC_NGA_Chiaroscuro75DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy
The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy
October 14, 2018 – January 20, 2019
Chiaroscuro woodcuts—color prints made from the successive printing of multiple blocks—flourished in 16th-century Italy, interpreting designs by leading masters such as Raphael, Parmigianino, and Titian, while boasting...
2013_DC_NGA_Dying_Gaul33DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Dying Gaul
The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome
December 12, 2013 – March 16, 2014
Created in the first or second century AD, the Dying Gaul is one of the most renowned works from antiquity. This exhibition marks the first time it has left Italy since 1797, when...
2019_09_28B_NGA_Pastels161DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art
The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art
September 29, 2019 – January 26, 2020
Through the centuries, artists have adopted a variety of approaches to pastel, experimenting with it to achieve exciting and unexpected effects. Featuring approximately 70 exquisite examples drawn... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_NGA_Urban26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Urban Scene: 1920–1950
The Urban Scene: 1920–1950
February 26 – August 6, 2017
American artists of the early 20th century sought to interpret the beauty, power, and anxiety of the modern age in diverse ways. Through depictions of bustling city crowds and breathtaking metropolitan vistas, 25 black-and-white prints in this...
2017_DC_NGA_Woodner121DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries
The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries
March 12 – July 16, 2017
Some 100 drawings dating from the 14th to the 20th century are presented in an exhibition of masterworks donated by one of the great connoisseurs of the 20th century, Ian Woodner, and his daughters, Dian and Andrea....
2016_DC_NGA_3Centuries171DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Three Centuries of American Prints
Three Centuries of American Prints from the National Gallery of Art
April 3 – July 24, 2016
Since opening in 1941, the Gallery has amassed an outstanding collection of American prints representing the history of American art from the early 18th century to the present. Timed to coincide with the...
2019_03_27D1_NGA_Tintoretto175DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice
Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice
March 24 – July 7, 2019
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518/1519–1594), the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia with the special cooperation of the Gallerie dell’Accademia,... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_NGA_Danae3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Titian’s Danaë
Titian’s Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples
July 1 – November 6, 2014
One of the most sensual paintings of the Italian Renaissance—Titian’s Danae? (1544–1545) from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples—will be on view at the Gallery to celebrate the commencement of Italy’s Presidency of the Council of...
2019_04_07B2_NGA_Tintoretto_Prt63DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto
Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto
March 24 – June 9, 2019
Completing the panorama of Venetian art in the time Tintoretto is an exhibition that will present some 40 prints from the second half of the 16th century, ranging from the exquisite etchings of Parmigianino and his immediate followers... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_NGA_Vermeer126DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
October 22, 2017 – January 21, 2018
This landmark exhibition examines the artistic exchanges among Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries from the mid-1650s to around 1680, when they reached the height of their technical ability and...
2019_09_24B_NGA_Verrocchio162DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence
Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence
September 15, 2019 – January 12, 2020
Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence is the first-ever monographic exhibition in the United States on Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488), the innovative artist, painter, sculptor, and... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_NGA_Water77DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age
Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age
July 1 – November 25, 2018
The Dutch rose to greatness from the riches of the sea. During the seventeenth century they became leaders in marine travel, transport, commerce, and security as their massive cargo carriers and warships...
2012_DC_NGA_French11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- French galleries reopen
2010_DC_NGA_Body22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Body Inside and Out
The Body Inside and Out: Anatomical Literature and Art Theory: Selections from the National Gallery of Art Library
July 24, 2010–January 23, 2011
During the Renaissance, a new focus on the science of anatomy came to light. Artists and physicians worked together and formed partnerships -- Leonardo and...
2014_DC_NGA_de_Hooghe23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Book Illustrations by Romeyn de Hooghe
From the Library: The Book Illustrations by Romeyn de Hooghe
September 20, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Artistically gifted and socially well connected, Romeyn de Hooghe (1645–1708) can help us to unravel the complexities of the late Dutch Golden Age, particularly through his vast and varied oeuvre of book...
2014_DC_NGA_Planning16DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: City Planning and Improvements
From the Library: Grega and Leo A. Daly III Fund for Architectural Books
March 1 – September 1, 2014

The Grega and Leo A. Daly III Fund for Architectural Books allows the National Gallery of Art Library to expand its holdings of books in all areas of architectural studies. One of our main areas of...
2012_DC_NGA_Fleeting14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Fleeting Structures of Early Modern Europe
From the Library: The Fleeting Structures of Early Modern Europe
February 4–July 29, 2012
For centuries, the world has seen its cities enrobed in festive garb for all manner of honorary events. Today, urban centers find themselves revitalized and beautified to host the Olympic Games or celebrate a...
2015_DC_NGA_Florentine30DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Florentine Publishing in the Renaissance
From the Library: Florentine Publishing in the Renaissance
February 1 – August 2, 2015

With neither a unified state nor even a common vernacular language among the various regions of the Italian peninsula, printing presses were established in every city and in many smaller towns. The needs of the...
2013_DC_NGA_Book29DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Pre-Raphaelites and the Book
Pre-Raphaelites and the Book
February 17–May 19, 2013
Image: Many artists of the Pre-Raphaelite circle not only involved themselves in book design and illustration but were also highly regarded poets in their own right. Organized to complement Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design, 1848–1900, this...
2012_DC_NGA_Text12DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Text as Inspiration
Text as Inspiration: Artists' Books and Literature
July 30, 2011–January 29, 2012

Artists' books exemplify the creative and inventive abilities of their makers. Working in a visual and tactile format, they transform the book into a total art concept, with poignant, humorous, and clever results....
2013_DC_NGA_Ovid39DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Transformation of Ovid's Metamorphoses
From the Library: The Transformation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses
August 10, 2013 – February 9, 2014
By the sixteenth century, Ovid’s Metamorphoses had become the most important single source for mythological lore from the ancient world. It was read in many different languages, from the original Latin to...
2002_DC_NGAP10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2004_DC_NGAP28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2005_DC_NGAP93DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2007_DC_NGAP25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2008_DC_NGAP39DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2010_DC_NGAP29DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2011_DC_NGAP64DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
Including William J. Stone's "Declaration of Independence"
2012_DC_NGAP294DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
Including the reopening of the French wing.
2013_DC_NGAP22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2014_DC_NGAP59DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2015_DC_NGAP70DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2016_DC_NGAP53DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
The Corcoran acquisitions have been incorporated further.
2017_DC_NGAP2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2018_DC_NGAP25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2019_03_27D2_NGAP4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_13C2_NGAP19DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings (Partially reviewed)
2009_DC_NGAP1429DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings (1 of 3)
My summer project was to try to photograph the entire public art collection at the National Gallery of Art.
2009_DC_NGAP2547DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings (2 of 3)
My summer project was to try to photograph the entire public art collection at the National Gallery of Art.
2009_DC_NGAP3343DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings (3 of 3)
My summer project was to try to photograph the entire public art collection at the National Gallery of Art.
1997_DC_NGAS6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
1998_DC_NGAS2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2002_DC_NGAS22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2004_DC_NGAS76DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2005_DC_NGAS28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2007_DC_NGAS13DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2008_DC_NGAS97DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2009_DC_NGAS186DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2012_DC_NGAS18DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2013_DC_NGAS77DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2014_DC_NGAS5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2015_DC_NGAS10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2016_DC_NGAS8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2017_DC_NGAS3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2018_DC_NGAS28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
1999_DC_NGASG10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2002_DC_NGASG11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2003_DC_NGASG5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2004_DC_NGASG2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2005_DC_NGASG20DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2006_DC_NGASG3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2007_DC_NGASG1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2008_DC_NGASG53DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Including the ice skating rink.
2009_DC_NGASG49DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Several visits:
(090904) Friday night jazz concert. Includes running into Mara Mayor and her granddaughter.
(091021) They're preparing for both the ice skating rink and a new outdoor sculpture.
(091108) Graft by Roxy Paine.

At the National Gallery, art that goes out on a limb
By Blake...
2010_DC_NGASG6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Preparing for the fountains to come back on.
2013_DC_NGASG6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2014_DC_NGASG5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2015_DC_NGASG14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2016_DC_NGASG12DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Taking down the ice skating ring.
2017_DC_NGASG5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Ice skating rink is still open.
1997_DC_NGA_Shaw8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
1999_DC_NGA_Shaw2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2000_DC_NGA_Shaw2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2002_DC_NGA_Shaw9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2004_DC_NGA_Shaw5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2008_DC_NGA_Shaw21DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2009_DC_NGA_Shaw26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2013_DC_NGA_Shaw3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2016_DC_NGA_Shaw13DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial
2010_DC_World_10032111Env Film Festival (2010) -- World In Our Hands @ Natl Gallery
The World in Our Hands (A Selection of Children's Films) (52 min.)
Join us for a program of award-winning animated short films, each with an inspiring message about caring for the environment. The main character in each film imagines a better world and finds a way to contribute to the greater good with...
2018_12_09A1_Meyers157National Gallery of Art -- Artist talk: linn meyers: work
linn meyers: work
linn meyers, artist and cofounder, STABLE, in conversation with Jonathan Frederick Walz, director of curatorial affairs and curator of American art, Columbus Museum
Artist linn meyers creates works that reveal the expansive potential of drawing. In monumental installations drawn... (Partially reviewed)
2007_DC_NGKemp_07090311National Gallery of Art -- Image Before My Eyes and Partisans of Vilna (w/Aviva Kempner)
"Image Before My Eyes": Joshua Waletzky's landmark documentary, Image Before My Eyes, tells the story of Jewish life in Poland between the two world wars, using historical footage of urban and rural life as well as interviews with survivors of the period. Shown in conjunction with Foto: Modernity in...
2009_DC_Soler_0906289National Gallery of Art -- Introduction to "The Art of Power" w/Alvaro Soler del Campo
Introduction to the Exhibition—"The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain".
Alvaro Soler del Campo, curator, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid

From http://www.nga.gov/press/exh/3018/curator.shtm
Alvaro Soler del Campo is director of the Royal Armory in Madrid. He...
2019_04_28B_Burns21National Gallery of Art -- Ken Burns and the American Story w/David M. Rubenstein
Ken Burns, filmmaker, in conversation with David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, trustee of the National Gallery of Art, and chairman of the Smithsonian Institution This program is coordinated with the Foundation... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_Taikoza_12033165National Gallery of Art -- Taikoza Drum Performance
Taikoza

Marco Lienhard
Satsuki (Month of May)
Odori (Summer Festival)
Utsu Hachijo (Song from the Island of Hachijo)
Lienhard
Eisa (Okinawan Festival)
Odaiko (Big Drum)
Chichibu Yatai Bayashi (Chichibu Festival Drum Song)

The Musicians:
Founded in 1995 in New York City by members of...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2019_09_12D2_Johnston154DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance. Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and Katherine Baird (Head of the Washington Secre... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_11A1_NPHarris205DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Neil Patrick Harris ("The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third")
NBF Presents: Neil Patrick Harris | The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third Join us for the kick-off event of the Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents series for an exciting evening of magic and moderated conversation with award-winning actor and author Neil Patrick Harris as he celebrates... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_14A1_SPX_Other195MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2019) -- Other (Saturday)
Folks shown here include Randy Tischler, Sheena Wolf, Sara Duke, R.M. Rhodes, Dustin Harbin, Karen Green, Michael Cavna, Mike Rhode, Eddie Campbell, Jamie Noguchi, David Crispino, Mike Riley, Jordan Clark, Keith Knight, Rick Banning, Rikke Villadsen, Kate Lacour, R. Sikoryak, Lenora Yerkes, Ted Rall... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_04E1_Munroe132Politics & Prose @ Sidwell Friends -- Randall Munroe ("How To")
Randall Munroe - How To — in conversation with Alexandra Petri at Sidwell Friends Randall Munroe, the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, brings readers a way to better understand the science and technology behind... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_26A1_Van_Ness262Sixth & I -- Jonathan Van Ness ("Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love") w/Mara Keisling
Jonathan Van Ness In Conversation with Mara Keisling Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey. The truth is, it hasn’t always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy. Before he stole our hearts as the grooming and self-care expert on Netfli... (Partially reviewed)


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