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Corcoran Gallery of Art

Art Museum, Museum, and Art Gallery
Foggy Bottom, Washington
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  • Thompson Hotels
    "specifically recommends the highlights tour for a view"(2 Tips)
    Dora
    "always at least one exhibit aimed especially at kids on display"(11 Tips)
    Olivia
    "War photographs"(3 Tips)
    Najeema
    "30 Americans posters are complimentary."(2 Tips)
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  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursJune 16, 2013
    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
  • Maria Helena C.
    Maria Helena CApril 29, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    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.
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchJune 26, 2013
    The Corcoran houses both renaissance paintings and contemporary works of art. Visit on a Saturday, families get in free of charge.
  • Thompson Hotels
    Thompson HotelsJune 14, 2011
    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.
  • Andrea N.
    Andrea NewlandSeptember 5, 2011
    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.
  • Design Vibez
    Design VibezAugust 14, 2011
    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...
  • Olivia
    OliviaJuly 13, 2013
    Great exhibits now: War photographs and the hilarious Alien's Guide to the Ruins of Washington DC. Free on Saturdays in the Summer.
  • Unqualified Opinions
    Unqualified OpinionsSeptember 7, 2011
    Their gala events are worth the admission - Artini and NOW at Night. Take the opportunity to dress up, mingle, and check out art.
  • Norie W.
    Norie WrightMarch 7, 2015
    Amazing! Really good to visit on a special occasion such as a birthday or an anniversary.
  • raymondweil
    raymondweilNovember 10, 2011
    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.
  • Dora
    DoraJuly 21, 2010
    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 ParentsConnect.com
  • Maddie G.
    Maddie GrantMarch 23, 2013
    Here for the Pump Me Up: DC Subculture of the 80s show. SO EXCITED. This is my history!!
  • Scott N.
    Scott NorrisSeptember 21, 2014
    The sculpture work in metal exhibit is great.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeSeptember 1, 2011
    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 corcoran.org. Read more
  • Chris C.
    Chris CombsMarch 25, 2010
    In the spring, most Thursday nights are student thesis openings, open to the public sans payment. Great art, free wine, 6-8PM.
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 9, 2014
    Saw the Jackie O exhibit there , so well done with attention to every last detail.
  • Uber DC
    Uber DCMarch 22, 2013
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  • Laurenellen M.
    Laurenellen McCannJuly 23, 2012
    Word on the street is the vegan brunch options here are to die for.
  • Timothy A.
    Timothy AdvaniAugust 6, 2011
    Check out the exhibit on the second floor. It's called Sixty-Four by Forty-Eight. Lots of fun.
  • Renee C.
    Renee CrossmanAugust 24, 2014
    The gallery is now free all the time
  • Najeema
    NajeemaDecember 10, 2011
    30 Americans posters are complimentary. Visit the gift shop!
  • Kelly Ann M.
    Kelly Ann McCannJuly 11, 2010
    Great gallery all the time - but especially the Chuck Close exhibition Read more
  • Now Owl
    Now OwlAugust 7, 2010
    Enjoying the free summer Saturdays. Entrance is free until Sept. 4th. The Chuck Close exhibit is a must-see.
  • Pauline S.
    Pauline SicaJuly 1, 2012
    Really great place to spend an afternoon!
  • Lore S.
    Lore S.June 19, 2013
    Students free after 5pm.
  • Jai
    JaiNovember 30, 2011
    Love 30 Americans...I will be back!
  • Robert B.
    Robert BoleJune 13, 2010
    See Phil Solomon's multimedia American Falls, his first installation at a museum. Beautiful.
  • Stacie V.
    Stacie VotawJuly 28, 2011
    Washing Color & Light ends on August 14th, 2011 Read more
  • Meg B.
    Meg BiallasJune 10, 2012
    Lots and lots of marble.
  • Lauren S.
    Lauren SternAugust 26, 2014
    It's free now!!!
  • D W.
    D WJanuary 28, 2012
    See the 30 Americans Exhibit before it leaves on Feb. 12.
  • Sunanda P.
    Sunanda PatelMarch 5, 2010
    Go to the Corcoran Gallery and have tea with friends.
  • Felicia M.
    Felicia MOctober 15, 2011
    30 Americans
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