National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art

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Tracing the development of Western Art from the Middle Ages to the present
The National Gallery of Art, and its attached Sculpture Garden, is a national art museum in Washington, D.C., located on the National Mall, between 3rd and 9th Streets, at Constitution Avenue NW. Open to the public and free of charge, the museum was privately established in 1937 for the American people by a joint resolution of the United States Congress.

The Gallery's collection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, medals, and decorative arts traces the development of Western Art from the Middle Ages to the present, including the only painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the Americas and the largest mobile created by Alexander Calder.
The Gallery's campus includes the original neoclassical West Building designed by John Russell Pope, which is linked underground to the modern East Building, designed by I. M. Pei, and the 6.1-acre (25,000 m2) Sculpture Garden. The Gallery often presents temporary special exhibitions spanning the world and the history of art. It is one of the largest museums in North America. The Sculpture Garden contains plantings of Native American species of canopy and flowering trees, shrubs, ground covers, and perennials. A circular reflecting pool and fountain form the center of its design, which arching pathways of granite and crushed stone complement. (The pool becomes an ice-skating rink during the winter.) The sculptures exhibited in the surrounding landscaped area include pieces by Marc Chagall, David Smith, Mark Di Suvero, Roy Lichtenstein, Sol LeWitt, Tony Smith, Roxy Paine, Joan Miró, Louise Bourgeois, and Hector Guimard.
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Öffnungszeiten
 
Montag
10am - 5pm
Dienstag
10am - 5pm
Mittwoch
10am - 5pm
Donnerstag
10am - 5pm
Freitag
10am - 5pm
Samstag
10am - 5pm
Sonntag
11am - 6pm
 
 
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Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto
The panorama of Venetian art in the time Tintoretto
March 24, 2019 - June 9, 2019 
Tintoretto
Artist of Renaissance Venice
March 24, 2019 - July 7, 2019 
Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice
Tintoretto’s work as a draftsman
March 24, 2019 - June 9, 2019 
Dawoud Bey 
The Birmingham Project
September 12, 2018 - April 21, 2019
The American Pre-Raphaelites
Radical Realists
April 14, 2019 - July 21, 2019 
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