National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art

We are delighted to welcome you back to the National Gallery of Art! The well-being of our visitors and staff is our top priority, and we have adjusted our visitor experience to meet new health and safety guidelines. Free, timed passes are required for West Building entry. Passes here.

Alexander Condemning False Praise
Alexander Condemning False Praise
Francesco de Mura

The National Gallery of Art, founded as a gift to the nation, serves as a center of visual art, education, and culture. Our collection of more than 150,000 paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photographs, prints, and drawings spans the history of Western art and showcases some of the triumphs of human creativity. Across 363 days a year, the Gallery offers a full spectrum of special exhibitions and public programs free of charge.

Current Hours 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. daily

West Building: OPEN, Select Ground and Main Floor galleries
Sculpture Garden: OPEN, No Timed Passes Required
East Building: Currently CLOSED

West Building
6th St and Constitution Ave NW
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. daily

Sculpture Garden
7th St and Constitution Ave NW
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. daily

East Building
4th St and Constitution Ave NW
Closed

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