National Gallery of Art
Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.
Months after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.
Paintings of African-American history from slavery to suburban life by artist Kerry James Marshall and portraits of the Rev. Martin Luther King’s rise to prominence will help mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington this year.
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The National Gallery of Art plans to close its modern art galleries for three years to complete a $68 million renovation, adding new galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden.
The National Gallery of Art is presenting the first major U.S. survey of Britain’s first avant-garde art movement.
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A set of paintings from the 1700s owned by Japan’s royal family and considered a cultural treasure is being shown at the National Gallery.
A few of the well-known galleries in the D.C. area offer exhibitions devoted specifically to the artists of the Impressionist Period. Visit one of these free exhibitions and come away with a good impression.
Some of the best and most inspiring works of art are right at home in our nation’s Capital. Check out some of the top art museums in D.C.