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      Constitution Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20565
      Neighborhood: Washington Mall
      As the museum built for the people, the National Gallery of Art is the premier art gallery in the United States. Located in Washington DC, the National... read more

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      As the museum built for the people, the National Gallery of Art is the premier art gallery in the United States. Located in Washington DC, the National Gallery of Art is on par with the Lourve of Paris and the Uffizi of Florence. It was established in 1937 and is home to priceless works of art and been host to several traveling shows. Don't miss your favorite event or favorite visiting collection. Use Eventful as your source for the National Gallery of Art schedule and for other local DC events!

      The history of the museum dates back to financier, Andrew Mellon, who donated his prestigious and variegated collection of priceless art to a trust which would eventually become the National gallery of Art. The museum finished construction in 1941 and at the time was the world's largest marble construction. The facilities were expanded in the '70s and the East Building was designed by famed architect I.M. Pei. The artwork is as precious as the buildings that house them. The collection features artwork by Rembrandt, Goya, Titian, and Raphael just to name a few.

      The National Galley of Art is one the United States's premier institutions for culture and art. It is currently ranked the 2nd most visited museum in the US and 6th most visited in the whole world. In addition to the permanent collection, the National Galley of Art schedule features traveling collections and exhibits. Don't miss a special exhibit or event on the National Galley of Art calendar. Register with Eventful and receive updates regarding all of your favorite events in the DC area!

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