Corcoran Gallery of Art

Art Museum, Museum, and Art Gallery · Foggy Bottom
500 17th St NW (at New York Ave. NW), Washington, D.C. 20006, United States
Closed until 10:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Wed
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Thu–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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    Now Owl
    "The Chuck Close exhibit is a must-see."(2 Tips)
    Washington Blade
    "highlights tours from noon"(2 Tips)
    "War photographs"(4 Tips)
    Scott N.
    "The sculpture work in metal exhibit is great."(2 Tips)
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  • Norie W.

    Amazing! Really good to visit on a special occasion such as a birthday or an anniversary.

    Norie Wright · March 7
  • Scott N.

    The sculpture work in metal exhibit is great.

    Scott Norris · September 21, 2014
  • Lauren S.

    It's free now!!!

    Lauren Stern · August 26, 2014
  • Renee C.

    The gallery is now free all the time

    Renee Crossman · August 24, 2014
  • Dirty B.

    Saw the Jackie O exhibit there , so well done with attention to every last detail.

    Dirty Bird · August 9, 2014
  • Maria Helena C.

    Sit on a bench and close your eyes. Breathe in the spirit of art and the passion that exudes in every room. Enjoy every aspect of this gallery: it is a treasure and a special part of DC.

    Maria Helena C · April 29, 2014
  • Olivia

    Great exhibits now: War photographs and the hilarious Alien's Guide to the Ruins of Washington DC. Free on Saturdays in the Summer.

    Olivia · July 13, 2013

    This fine art museum located just across from the White House holds an appropriately world-class collection of American and European portraits, paintings, sculptures, tapestries, and photography. Read more · June 26, 2013
  • ToryBurch

    The Corcoran houses both renaissance paintings and contemporary works of art. Visit on a Saturday, families get in free of charge.

    ToryBurch · June 26, 2013
  • Lore S.

    Students free after 5pm.

    Lore S. · June 19, 2013
  • IWalked Audio Tours

    Bldg designed by Ernest Flagg. Is oldest/largest privately managed art museum in D.C. World-renowned collection of American art dating from 1718-1945. >16,000 works inside. Full site history via<LINK> Read more

    IWalked Audio Tours · June 16, 2013
  • Maddie G.

    Here for the Pump Me Up: DC Subculture of the 80s show. SO EXCITED. This is my history!!

    Maddie Grant · March 23, 2013
  • Uber DC

    Here for ARTINI? Get home safe and in style! Get $20 off your first Uber Black Car ride with promo code ARTINI when you sign up:

    Uber DC · March 22, 2013
  • Laurenellen M.

    Word on the street is the vegan brunch options here are to die for.

    Laurenellen McCann · July 23, 2012
  • Pauline S.

    Really great place to spend an afternoon!

    Pauline Sica · July 1, 2012
  • Meg B.

    Lots and lots of marble.

    Meg Biallas · June 10, 2012
  • D W.

    See the 30 Americans Exhibit before it leaves on Feb. 12.

    D W · January 28, 2012
  • Najeema

    30 Americans posters are complimentary. Visit the gift shop!

    Najeema · December 10, 2011
  • Jai

    Love 30 Americans...I will be back!

    Jai · November 30, 2011
  • raymondweil

    Catch the works of 30 African-American artists at $10/ticket. There're also 2 complementary exhibits running, including works of the late photographer Gordon Parks. Be independent.

    raymondweil · November 10, 2011
  • Felicia M.

    30 Americans

    Felicia M · October 15, 2011
  • Unqualified Opinions

    Their gala events are worth the admission - Artini and NOW at Night. Take the opportunity to dress up, mingle, and check out art.

    Unqualified Opinions · September 7, 2011
  • Andrea N.

    Free summer Saturdays..Love the replica of Venus and the prison exhibit they have now.This gallery is nice as it doesn't feel overwhelming but I did expect a bit more.

    Andrea Newland · September 5, 2011
  • Washington Blade

    Last free summer Saturday with chalk drawings from 11am to 4pm & sketching in the Atrium; highlights tours from noon to 3pm For more information, visit Read more

    Washington Blade · September 1, 2011
  • Design Vibez

    Free Summer Saturdays are almost over! A trained docent at hand helps, but browsing at your pace is cool, too - might catch a special something otherwise missed. Like a fellow Bison's work, perhaps...

    Design Vibez · August 14, 2011
  • Timothy A.

    Check out the exhibit on the second floor. It's called Sixty-Four by Forty-Eight. Lots of fun.

    Timothy Advani · August 6, 2011
  • Stacie V.

    Washing Color & Light ends on August 14th, 2011 Read more

    Stacie Votaw · July 28, 2011
  • Thompson Hotels

    Our concierge Clay notes that there is always plethora of interesting art and photography exhibits. He specifically recommends the highlights tour for a view of the entire museum.

    Thompson Hotels · June 14, 2011
  • Now Owl

    Enjoying the free summer Saturdays. Entrance is free until Sept. 4th. The Chuck Close exhibit is a must-see.

    Now Owl · August 7, 2010
  • Dora

    There's always at least one exhibit aimed especially at kids on display, as well as regular family programs and a special family memberships. Powered by

    Dora · July 21, 2010
  • Kelly Ann M.

    Great gallery all the time - but especially the Chuck Close exhibition Read more

    Kelly Ann McCann · July 11, 2010
  • Robert B.

    See Phil Solomon's multimedia American Falls, his first installation at a museum. Beautiful.

    Robert Bole · June 13, 2010
  • Chris C.

    In the spring, most Thursday nights are student thesis openings, open to the public sans payment. Great art, free wine, 6-8PM.

    Chris Combs · March 25, 2010
  • Sunanda P.

    Go to the Corcoran Gallery and have tea with friends.

    Sunanda Patel · March 5, 2010

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