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2017-11-19 Mural
Weekly Starting on: 2017-11-19 Ending on: 2018-10-28 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

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. ...

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2017-11-19 Mural
Weekly Starting on: 2017-11-19 Ending on: 2018-10-28 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

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. ...

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2017-11-19 In the Tower: Anne Truitt
Weekly Starting on: 2017-11-19 Ending on: 2018-04-01 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

The studio life of Anne Truitt (1921–2004) is explored in the first major presentation of her work at the gallery. The exhibition celebrates the mu...

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2017-11-19 In the Tower: Anne Truitt
Weekly Starting on: 2017-11-19 Ending on: 2018-04-01 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

The studio life of Anne Truitt (1921–2004) is explored in the first major presentation of her work at the gallery. The exhibition celebrates the mu...

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2017-09-03 Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Weekly Starting on: 2017-09-03 Ending on: 2018-01-28 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

In the second half of the 19th century, advances in physics, electromagnetic radiation theory, and the optical sciences provoked new thought about ...

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2017-09-03 Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Weekly Starting on: 2017-09-03 Ending on: 2018-01-28 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

In the second half of the 19th century, advances in physics, electromagnetic radiation theory, and the optical sciences provoked new thought about ...

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2017-07-23 Matthais Mansen: Configurations
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-23 Ending on: 2017-12-20 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Matthias Mansen is a contemporary Berlin-based artist (b. 1958) whose work advances the long tradition of woodblock printing. Mansen masterfully la...

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2017-07-23 Matthais Mansen: Configurations
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-23 Ending on: 2017-12-20 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Matthias Mansen is a contemporary Berlin-based artist (b. 1958) whose work advances the long tradition of woodblock printing. Mansen masterfully la...

Free admission

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2017-05-21 America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-21 Ending on: 2017-08-20 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon, arrived in the United States in 1815, he brought with him his exquisite collection of eighteenth-...

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2017-05-21 America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-21 Ending on: 2017-08-20 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon, arrived in the United States in 1815, he brought with him his exquisite collection of eighteenth-...

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2017-04-09 Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
Weekly Starting on: 2017-04-09 Ending on: 2017-07-09 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Despite his contributions to the birth of impressionism, Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) remains relatively unknown. A thematic presentation of 75 wor...

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2017-04-10 Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
Weekly Starting on: 2017-04-10 Ending on: 2017-07-09 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Despite his contributions to the birth of impressionism, Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) remains relatively unknown. A thematic presentation of 75 wor...

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2017-04-09 Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism (Induction)
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Despite his contributions to the birth of impressionism, Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) remains relatively unknown. A thematic presentation of 75 wor...

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2017-03-22 In the Tower: Theaster Gates
Weekly Starting on: 2017-03-22 Ending on: 2017-09-04 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Over the past decade, American artist Theaster Gates (b. 1973) has explored the built environment and the power of art and culture to transform exp...

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2017-03-22 In the Tower: Theaster Gates
Weekly Starting on: 2017-03-22 Ending on: 2017-09-04 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Over the past decade, American artist Theaster Gates (b. 1973) has explored the built environment and the power of art and culture to transform exp...

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2016-11-20 Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
Weekly Starting on: 2016-11-20 Ending on: 2017-03-05 11:00AM , National Gallery of Art

As one of the most important American modernists, Stuart Davis (1892–1964) blurred distinctions between text and image, high and low art, and abstr...

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2016-11-20 Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
Weekly Starting on: 2016-11-20 Ending on: 2017-03-05 10:00AM , National Gallery of Art

As one of the most important American modernists, Stuart Davis (1892–1964) blurred distinctions between text and image, high and low art, and abstr...

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2016-10-04 Drawings for Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt
Weekly Starting on: 2016-10-04 Ending on: 2017-01-02 11:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Dutch landscapes, still lifes, and scenes of daily life possess a remarkable immediacy and authenticity, giving the impression that Dutch artists...

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2016-10-04 Drawings for Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt
Weekly Starting on: 2016-10-04 Ending on: 2017-01-02 10:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Dutch landscapes, still lifes, and scenes of daily life possess a remarkable immediacy and authenticity, giving the impression that Dutch artists...

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2016-04-03 Three Centuries of American Prints
Weekly Starting on: 2016-04-03 Ending on: 2016-07-24 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Since opening in 1941, the Gallery has amassed an outstanding collection of American prints representing the history of American art from the early...

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2015-12-13 Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World
Weekly Starting on: 2015-12-13 Ending on: 2016-03-20 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Some 50 bronze sculptures and related works survey the development of Hellenistic art as it spread from Greece throughout the Mediterranean between...

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2015-12-13 Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World
Weekly Starting on: 2015-12-13 Ending on: 2016-03-20 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Some 50 bronze sculptures and related works survey the development of Hellenistic art as it spread from Greece throughout the Mediterranean between...

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2015-08-28 Jazz in the Garden: Afro Bop Alliance
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The Afro Bop Alliance will perform Afro-Cuban jazz in a concert featured by 'Jazz in the Garden,' as series hosted by the National Gallery of Art ...

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2015-08-21 Jazz in the Garden: Seth Kibel
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Seth Kibel performs jazz clarinet in a concert featured by 'Jazz in the Garden,' as series hosted by the National Gallery of Art The Jazz in the...

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2015-08-14 Jazz in the Garden: Origem
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Origem performs Brazilian jazz in a concert featured by 'Jazz in the Garden,' as series hosted by the National Gallery of Art The Jazz in the Ga...

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2015-08-07 Jazz in the Garden: Miles Stiebel
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Miles Stiebel performs jazz violin in a concert featured by 'Jazz in the Garden,' as series hosted by the National Gallery of Art The Jazz in th...

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2014-07-27 See–Wonder–Compare
Single 12:00PM - 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Artful Conversations uses observation and discussion to explore works of art in the collection. Led by museum educators, each conversation focuses ...

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2014-07-09 Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
Single 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds American artist Mary Cassatt working in Paris—an intelligent, charming, and fiercely independent artist with an ord...

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2014-06-29 Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds American artist Mary Cassatt working in Paris—an intelligent, charming, and fiercely independent artist with an ord...

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2014-06-21 Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds American artist Mary Cassatt working in Paris—an intelligent, charming, and fiercely independent artist with an ord...

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2014-06-19 Vincent Scully: Art Historian among Architects
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-19 Ending on: 2014-06-20 12:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Vincent Scully (b. 1920) is an icon of the art world, known in particular for his influential writing and lecturing. Now Sterling Professor Emeritu...

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2014-06-15 Shadows preceded by Weegee’s New York
Single 04:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Using the streets of New York as location and working with virtually no funding, John Cassavetes embarked on his directorial debut Shadows, a 16 mm...

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2014-06-15 Andrew Wyeth at the Movies: The Story of an Obsession
Single 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Henry Adams, professor of American art, Case Western Reserve University Andrew Wyeth first saw King Vidor's anti-war film The Big Parade when he...

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2014-06-14 Medium Experiments: From Film to Video
Single 04:00PM , National Gallery of Art

The final program in the series represents research, both serious and playful, into the conventions of cinematic language, as well as explorations ...

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2014-06-14 The Cool World
Single 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

A key figure in the New American Cinema movement and a true original, Shirley Clarke challenged conventional notions about feature filmmaking, mixi...

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2014-06-07 Little Fugitive preceded by In the Street
Single 03:30PM - 03:50PM , National Gallery of Art

Fleeing pranksters, a Brooklyn kid catches the elevated train to Coney Island where he wanders in wistful awe of the many amusements, then spends t...

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2014-06-05 Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection
Single 02:00PM - 02:50PM , National Gallery of Art

In May 2012, the National Gallery of Art received a magnificent bequest of 781 works of art from Ruth Cole Kainen (1922–2009). Born in Arkansas and...

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2014-06-03 Degas/Cassatt
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-03 Ending on: 2014-06-27 12:00AM - 12:00AM , National Gallery of Art

From the moment the American Mary Cassatt (1844–1926) made her debut in 1879 with the group of artists known as the impressionists, her name has be...

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2014-08-02 See–Wonder–Sound
Single 11:00AM - 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Artful Conversations uses observation and discussion to explore works of art in the collection. Led by museum educators, each conversation focuses ...

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2014-08-02 Roman Holiday: Giovanni Paolo Panini
Weekly Starting on: 2014-08-02 Ending on: 2014-08-04 10:30AM , National Gallery of Art

Explore an ancient architectural site in Rome through the painting of Giovanni Paolo Panini. Stories in Art introduces children ages 4 to 7 to art...

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2014-07-12 See–Wonder–Poetry
Single 11:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Artful Conversations uses observation and discussion to explore works of art in the collection. Led by museum educators, each conversation focuses ...

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2014-06-07 Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds American artist Mary Cassatt working in Paris—an intelligent, charming, and fiercely independent artist with an ord...

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2014-06-25 Dutch Still-Life Painting
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-25 Ending on: 2014-06-28 02:00PM - 02:50PM , National Gallery of Art

In 1648 a contemporary writer noted that Willem Claesz Heda was a specialist in breakfast and banquet still lifes, painting "fruit, and all kinds o...

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2014-06-26 "The Concert" by Gerrit van Honthorst
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-26 Ending on: 2014-06-28 12:00PM - 12:20PM , National Gallery of Art

"The painting is in remarkable condition considering its size and history, and conservation treatment at the Gallery has fully restored it to its f...

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2014-06-18 Dutch Still-Life Painting
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-18 Ending on: 2014-06-19 02:00PM - 02:50PM , National Gallery of Art

In 1648 a contemporary writer noted that Willem Claesz Heda was a specialist in breakfast and banquet still lifes, painting "fruit, and all kinds o...

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2014-06-18 "Green Wheat Fields, Auvers" by Vincent van Gogh
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-18 Ending on: 2014-06-25 12:00PM - 12:15PM , National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC―Vincent van Gogh's powerful and intense Green Wheat Fields, Auvers (1890), likely painted just weeks before the artist ended his lif...

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2014-06-17 "The Concert" by Gerrit van Honthorst
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-17 Ending on: 2014-06-20 12:00PM - 12:20PM , National Gallery of Art

"The painting is in remarkable condition considering its size and history, and conservation treatment at the Gallery has fully restored it to its f...

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2013-12-12 The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome
Weekly Starting on: 2013-12-12 Ending on: 2014-03-16 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

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 i...

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2013-12-12 The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome
Weekly Starting on: 2013-12-12 Ending on: 2014-03-16 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

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...

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2014-08-03 See–Wonder–Sound
Single 12:00PM - 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Artful Conversations uses observation and discussion to explore works of art in the collection. Led by museum educators, each conversation focuses ...

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2014-06-06 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-06 Ending on: 2014-06-27 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Prior to the 1960s, Andrew Wyeth enjoyed a stellar reputation as a rising star in the art world. Since then, critics and scholars have largely igno...

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2014-06-25 Picture This: Old Master Paintings for People with Visual Impairments
Single 01:00PM - 01:50PM , National Gallery of Art

This tour makes the collections more accessible to adult visitors with visual impairments. The basic teaching methodology employed is called intens...

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2014-06-25 "Still Life with Peacock Pie" by Pieter Claesz
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-25 Ending on: 2014-06-29 01:00PM - 01:15PM , National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC—Since September 2013, the National Gallery of Art acquired an important cross section of art from the 15th through 20th centuries, i...

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2014-06-15 Cáceres/Ramos Santana Duo
Single 06:30PM , National Gallery of Art

“Puerto Rico in 176 Keys” Music for two pianos four hands by Puerto Rican composers

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2014-06-13 Deanna Bogart (“bluesion,” blues fusion)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 14th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—sals...

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2014-06-06 Juanita Williams (jazz vocalist)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Although Juanita Williams may seem like a new face on the blues scene, one listen to her brilliant debut album on the Big Mo label, Introducing Jua...

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2014-06-03 Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-03 Ending on: 2014-06-24 11:30AM , National Gallery of Art

Prior to the 1960s, Andrew Wyeth enjoyed a stellar reputation as a rising star in the art world. Since then, critics and scholars have largely igno...

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2014-06-05 United States Army Chorus and St. Albans School Chorale
Single 12:10PM , National Gallery of Art

The U.S. Army Blues present jazz music in the big band idiom from the 1920s to present. Come enjoy some cool hot jazz with the Army Blues. Conce...

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2014-07-25 Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

It's summer guys leave work an hour early next Friday to meetup and hang out with the DC Explorers. Let's catch this free jazz performance by Incen...

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2014-08-01 Miles Stiebel (jazz violinist)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

From Presidential galas to celebrations for foreign dignitaries, contemporary jazz violinist Miles Stiebel is one of the most requested performers ...

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2014-08-15 Swingtopia (big-band swing)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

SWINGTOPIA is one of the best small bands on the scene today specializing in the instrumental music of the swing era. Doug and Cyndy Elliott are th...

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2014-05-28 Origem (Brazilian jazz)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The Brazilian music group Origem has been performing in the Washington metropolitan area for over 15 years, fostering public awareness of Brazilian...

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2014-07-26 The Golden Artist: Giotto
Weekly Starting on: 2014-07-26 Ending on: 2014-07-28 10:30AM , National Gallery of Art

Meet a shepherd boy named Giotto who becomes a famous artist, and discover how he made his paintings with gold. Stories in Art introduces children...

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2014-07-19 Made of Clay: Andrea del Verrocchio
Weekly Starting on: 2014-07-19 Ending on: 2014-07-21 11:30AM , National Gallery of Art

Hear a folktale from southern Italy of a mysterious giant and investigate the terracotta sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio. Stories in Art int...

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2014-06-20 Speakers of the House (old school funk, boogaloo and rock)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Speakers of the House is a mash up of 2 of the area’s more popular and diverse bands, All Mighty Senators and The Junkyard Saints. The band was for...

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2014-06-12 Carmina
Single 12:10PM , National Gallery of Art

Concerts The 72nd Season of Concerts 2013–2014 Carmina Music for vocal chamber ensemble

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2014-07-26 See–Wonder–Compare
Single 11:00AM - 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Artful Conversations uses observation and discussion to explore works of art in the collection. Led by museum educators, each conversation focuses ...

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2014-06-28 Degas and the Dancer
Single 12:00PM - 12:50PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds Edgar Degas in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he ...

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2014-06-01 French Collection: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-29 03:30PM , National Gallery of Art

In the 18th century, France was an absolute monarchy and the Académie des Beaux-Arts was the government's chief arbiter of taste. But in the 19th c...

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2014-06-08 Blind Chance
Single 04:30PM , National Gallery of Art

“A fascinating precursor to [Krzysztof Kieślowski’s] Three Colors trilogy and a biting condemnation of the complex choices (or lack thereof) of ind...

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2014-06-07 Spanish
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-07 Ending on: 2014-06-12 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-06-08 Degas and the Dancer
Single 12:00PM - 12:50PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds Edgar Degas in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he ...

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2014-05-25 Early Italian to Early Modern: An Introduction to the West Building Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-05-25 Ending on: 2014-05-31 03:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The West Building, a gift of Andrew W. Mellon, opened to the public in 1941. Designed by John Russell Pope, the West Building displays European and...

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2014-06-01 Italian Renaissance Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-29 01:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Exploring the period from the early 13th to the late 16th century in Italy—from the late Middle Ages to the rebirth of interest in classical humani...

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2014-07-16 Degas and the Dancer
Single 01:00PM - 01:50PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds Edgar Degas in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he ...

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2014-07-09 Getting to Know Degas and Cassatt
Weekly Starting on: 2014-07-09 Ending on: 2014-07-30 12:00PM - 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 4 and up) Join us for two animated films about Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt based on Mike Venezia’s Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Arti...

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2014-06-01 Early Italian to Early Modern: An Introduction to the West Building Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-29 11:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The West Building, a gift of Andrew W. Mellon, opened to the public in 1941. Designed by John Russell Pope, the West Building displays European and...

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2014-06-21 The New Rijksmuseum
Single 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

After ten years of convoluted politics, colossal effort, and considerable expenditure of funds, the fabled restored Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam — one ...

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2014-07-18 Tom Williams (jazz trumpeter)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

A native of Baltimore, trumpeter, drummer, composer, and bandleader Tom Williams has led a sparkling career since he began studying trumpet and dru...

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2014-06-01 The Sculpture Garden (weather permitting)
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-30 12:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery's Sculpture Garden was a gift from The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation and opened to the public in 1999. The landscapi...

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2014-06-02 French Collection: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-02 Ending on: 2014-06-30 12:30PM , National Gallery of Art

In the 18th century, France was an absolute monarchy and the Académie des Beaux-Arts was the government's chief arbiter of taste. But in the 19th c...

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2014-06-06 The Sculpture Galleries
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-06 Ending on: 2014-06-27 01:30PM , National Gallery of Art

West Building Main Floor, Rotunda Through an exploration of different styles, functions, materials, patronage, techniques, and subject matter, the...

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2013-12-07 Forward, 54th!
Single 01:30PM - 04:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Forward, 54th! highlights several characters from the Civil War era, including the “drummer boy” Alex H. Johnson; William H. Carney; Susie King Tay...

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2013-11-15 Forward, 54th!
Weekly Starting on: 2013-11-15 Ending on: 2013-11-17 12:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Forward, 54th! highlights several characters from the Civil War era, including the “drummer boy” Alex H. Johnson; William H. Carney; Susie King Tay...

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2013-12-01 Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens Shaw Memorial
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC's continuing its year-long celebration of African American history, art, music, and culture, the National Gallery of Art announces a...

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2013-11-01 Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens Shaw Memorial
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Washington, DCContinuing its year-long celebration of African American history, art, music, and culture, the National Gallery of Art announces a ma...

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2013-11-01 Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively f...

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2013-11-01 Extravagant Bodies: Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

A spectacular selection of northern mannerist prints from the Kainen Collection will be showcased at the National Gallery of Art this fall. at the ...

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2013-10-01 In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

One of the most celebrated painters currently working in the United States, Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955) has exhibited widely in both this countr...

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2013-10-01 Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens Shaw Memorial
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Washington, DCContinuing its year-long celebration of African American history, art, music, and culture, the National Gallery of Art announces a ma...

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2014-03-02 Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Single 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively f...

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2014-01-02 Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens Shaw Memorial
Single 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Runs through January 5, 2014. Nga.gov or 202-737-4215.

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2014-01-02 Extravagant Bodies: Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
Single 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

A spectacular selection of northern mannerist prints from the Kainen Collection will be showcased at the National Gallery of Art this fall. Extrava...

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2014-06-14 Degas and the Dancer
Single 12:00PM - 12:50PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds Edgar Degas in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he ...

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2014-07-23 Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
Single 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds American artist Mary Cassatt working in Paris—an intelligent, charming, and fiercely independent artist with an ord...

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2014-06-15 Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds American artist Mary Cassatt working in Paris—an intelligent, charming, and fiercely independent artist with an ord...

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2014-06-02 Early Italian to Early Modern: An Introduction to the West Building Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-02 Ending on: 2014-06-30 10:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The West Building, a gift of Andrew W. Mellon, opened to the public in 1941. Designed by John Russell Pope, the West Building displays European and...

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2014-06-19 Cathedra
Single 12:10PM , National Gallery of Art

Music for a cappella choir by Howells and other composers

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2014-06-14 Russian
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-06-07 American Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-07 Ending on: 2014-06-30 02:30PM , National Gallery of Art

By tracing the history of American art from the colonial period through the early 20th century, this tour highlights artists, patrons, styles, newl...

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2014-06-22 Degas and the Dancer
Single 12:00PM - 12:50PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds Edgar Degas in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he ...

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2014-06-01 The Sculpture Galleries
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-30 12:30PM , National Gallery of Art

West Building Main Floor, Rotunda Through an exploration of different styles, functions, materials, patronage, techniques, and subject matter, the...

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2014-06-07 The Sculpture Galleries
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-07 Ending on: 2014-06-28 11:30AM , National Gallery of Art

West Building Main Floor, Rotunda Through an exploration of different styles, functions, materials, patronage, techniques, and subject matter, the...

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2014-08-10 Getting to Know Degas and Cassatt
Weekly Starting on: 2014-08-10 Ending on: 2014-08-17 12:00PM - 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 4 and up) Join us for two animated films about Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt based on Mike Venezia’s Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Arti...

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2014-08-09 Getting to Know Degas and Cassatt
Weekly Starting on: 2014-08-09 Ending on: 2014-08-16 11:00AM - 12:00AM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 4 and up) Join us for two animated films about Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt based on Mike Venezia’s Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Arti...

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2014-06-29 National Gallery of Art Chamber Players
Single 06:30PM , National Gallery of Art

West Building, West Garden Court Music by J.S. Bach, Dittersdorf, and Mozart Made possible by support from the Gottesman Fund in memory of Milt...

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2014-06-27 DC Jazz Fest presents Sin Miedo (salsa)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Led by French pianist Didier Prossaird, Sin Miedo has been performing in the DC-Baltimore area for the past 10 years, collaborating with salsa grea...

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2014-06-27 Spanish tour of American Art
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-05-31 Philippe Entremont
Single 06:30PM , National Gallery of Art

The exceptional career of Philippe Entremont began at the age of eighteen when he came to international attention with his great success at New Yor...

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2014-06-22 Il Sorpasso
Single 04:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Wonderfully mismatched costars Vittorio Gassman and Jean- Louis Trintignant embark on a wildly reckless ride in a Lancia Aurelia convertible from R...

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2014-06-17 German
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-17 Ending on: 2014-06-21 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-06-16 French
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-06-10 Italian
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-10 Ending on: 2014-06-14 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-06-11 Mandarin
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-06-08 National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble
Single 06:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Presented in honor of Degas/Cassatt and in partnership with the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France, through a grant from SAFRAN

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2014-06-08 Home Movies and Found Footage
Single 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

The two films in this program question official Cold War–era representations of life under Socialism. Thomas Werner’s Hello, Berlin! (1987) co-opts...

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2014-06-08 ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection
Single 01:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the collection are offered in American Sign Language (ASL) and also voice interpreted into English.

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2014-06-07 Artists, Collectives, Communities
Single 01:30PM - 02:55PM , National Gallery of Art

This program explores the work of Eastern European artists and artist collectives who, like many counterparts in the West, began to turn to film in...

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2014-06-08 Japanese
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-06-04 Dragons in Art
Single 01:00PM - 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Dragon history is nearly universal throughout the world's ancient cultures. Where did this global concept originate? How did societies throughout t...

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2014-04-01 Glimpses of 17th-Century Life
Weekly Starting on: 2014-04-01 Ending on: 2014-06-26 10:30AM , National Gallery of Art

Glimpses of 17th-century France ... by God and swathed in glory, whose most trivial whim influenced the lives of nobles and the daily doings of Par...

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2014-06-02 Investigating the Gilding, Silvering, and Patination of Renaissance Bronzes with X-ray Fluorescence Analysis
Single 12:10PM - 01:10PM , National Gallery of Art

Dylan Smith, Robert H. Smith Research Conservator, National Gallery of Art; West Buidling Lecture Hall.

Free

2014-06-02 French tour of American art
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Des visites guidées gratuites en français de la collection permanente sont offertes le premier et le troisième lundi de chaque mois.

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2014-07-11 Rick Whitehead Trio (jazz guitarist)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Jazz guitar trio playing a wide variety of styles on traditional standards/ progressive jazz & some high energy contemporary sounds.

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2014-07-19 See–Wonder–Sketch
Weekly Starting on: 2014-07-19 Ending on: 2014-07-20 11:00AM - 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Artful Conversations uses observation and discussion to explore works of art in the collection. Led by museum educators, each conversation focuses ...

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2014-08-22 Seth Kibel (jazz clarinetist)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Seth Kibel, one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists. Working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more, and wowi...

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2014-08-29 Dixie Power Trio (zydeco, Cajun, and Louisiana funk)
Single 05:00PM - 08:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Marvelous Jazz Program what you can't deny. Musicians are awesome & everyone wants to give a surprise by creating magical fountain of jazz musi...

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2014-07-12 Venetian Views: Canaletto
Weekly Starting on: 2014-07-12 Ending on: 2014-07-14 12:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Travel along the canals of Venice and learn about the unique city that inspired Canaletto’s paintings. Stories in Art introduces children ages 4 t...

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2014-06-08 Getting to Know Degas and Cassatt
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-08 Ending on: 2014-06-29 01:00PM - 02:00PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 4 and up) Join us for two animated films about Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt based on Mike Venezia’s Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Arti...

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2014-06-01 Points of View: The Painter's Choices
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-30 11:30AM , National Gallery of Art

Artists make many decisions during the creative process. Some are made consciously and deliberately. Others erupt spontaneously while the artist wo...

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2014-06-01 American Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-30 01:30PM , National Gallery of Art

By tracing the history of American art from the colonial period through the early 20th century, this tour highlights artists, patrons, styles, newl...

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2014-06-02 Italian Renaissance Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-02 Ending on: 2014-06-30 02:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Exploring the period from the early 13th to the late 16th century in Italy—from the late Middle Ages to the rebirth of interest in classical humani...

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2013-12-01 In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

One of the most celebrated painters currently working in the United States, Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955) has exhibited widely in both this countr...

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2013-12-01 Extravagant Bodies: Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

A spectacular selection of northern mannerist prints from the Kainen Collection will be showcased at the National Gallery of Art this fall. Extrava...

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2013-12-01 Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively f...

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2014-02-01 Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Single 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively f...

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2013-10-01 Extravagant Bodies: Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

A spectacular selection of northern mannerist prints from the Kainen Collection will be showcased at the National Gallery of Art this fall. Extrava...

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2013-10-06 Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively f...

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2017-10-08 Bosch to Bloemaert: Early Netherlandish Drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Weekly Starting on: 2017-10-08 Ending on: 2018-01-23 11:00AM - 06:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Some 100 of the finest drawings by Netherlandish artists born before 1585 are brought together in this exhibition from the collection of the Museum...

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2017-10-08 Bosch to Bloemaert: Early Netherlandish Drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Weekly Starting on: 2017-10-08 Ending on: 2018-01-23 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Some 100 of the finest drawings by Netherlandish artists born before 1585 are brought together in this exhibition from the collection of the Museum...

Free admission

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2014-06-07 Getting to Know Degas and Cassatt
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-07 Ending on: 2014-06-28 11:00AM - 12:00AM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 4 and up) Join us for two animated films about Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt based on Mike Venezia’s Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Arti...

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2014-07-13 See–Wonder–Poetry
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Artful Conversations uses observation and discussion to explore works of art in the collection. Led by museum educators, each conversation focuses ...

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2014-06-01 Italian Renaissance Collection
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-30 02:30PM , National Gallery of Art

Exploring the period from the early 13th to the late 16th century in Italy—from the late Middle Ages to the rebirth of interest in classical humani...

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2014-06-01 Modern Sculpture: Dialogues in Three Dimensions
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-01 Ending on: 2014-06-29 12:00AM - 12:00AM , National Gallery of Art

Introductory Tours Modern Sculpture: Dialogues in Three Dimensions Offered daily, free docent-led tours explore highlights of the permanent col...

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2014-06-18 Japanese
Single 12:00PM , National Gallery of Art

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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2014-07-30 Degas and the Dancer
Single 01:00PM - 01:50PM , National Gallery of Art

(Ages 8 and up) The story finds Edgar Degas in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he ...

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2014-06-26 Hals, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh
Single 01:00PM - 01:50PM , National Gallery of Art

Gallery Talks Summer Festival of Dutch Art Hals, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh Dutch Art festivals taking place at National Gallery of Art. (50 minut...

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2014-06-18 Hals, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-18 Ending on: 2014-06-20 01:00PM - 01:50PM , National Gallery of Art

Gallery Talks Summer Festival of Dutch Art Hals, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh Dutch Art festivals taking place at National Gallery of Art. (50 minut...

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2014-06-07 Hals, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh
Weekly Starting on: 2014-06-07 Ending on: 2014-06-13 01:00PM - 01:50PM , National Gallery of Art

Gallery Talks Summer Festival of Dutch Art Hals, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh Dutch Art festivals taking place at National Gallery of Art. (50 minut...

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2013-11-01 In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall
Single 07:00AM - 07:00AM , National Gallery of Art

One of the most celebrated painters currently working in the United States, Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955) has exhibited widely in both this countr...

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2014-01-02 Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
Single 10:00AM - 05:00PM , National Gallery of Art

In the first exhibition devoted to Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, some 170 rare and important works, drawn exclusively f...

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