National Gallery of Art - East Building

Art Museum
Constitution Ave NW (4th St. NW), Washington, D.C. 20565, United States
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    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 8:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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    Bill M.
    Small French paintings was nice Picasso, Monet, Matisse originals(3 Tips)
    Mike C.
    The "Dying Gaul" as well as the Art of Byzantium exhibits are great.(5 Tips)
    Danny F.
    Picasso, Mondrian, O'Keefe and Dali are all here.(2 Tips)
    K12 Inc
    Architect I.M. Pei’s 1978 addition to the gallery(2 Tips)
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  • stepher

    Check to see if the renovations are complete before you stop by.

    stepher · April 21
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  • Kien N.

    Cool space. Currently closed due to construction

    Kien Nguyen · March 30
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  • Liam F.

    Currently being renovated so only about seven exhibits showing... Kind of a buzz kill

    Liam F · March 24
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  • Sarah P.

    pick up a momento from the gift shop; you're bound to find something you ----

    Sarah Paine · September 11, 2014
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  • Mike C.

    The "Dying Gaul" as well as the Art of Byzantium exhibits are great. Being able to compare Italian and French art alone is totally worth the visit. Plus there are cool ties for sale in their store.

    Mike C · January 25, 2014
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  • Ben F.

    Check the listings to see what movie/music/lecture events are scheduled for the main auditorium downstairs. I just saw a classic Buster Keaton silent film, with live orchestral accompaniment.

    Ben Fortney · January 13, 2014
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  • Jessica H.

    The most confusing museum I've ever been to!

    Jessica Henderson · August 13, 2013
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  • Stephanie S.

    Closes 5pm!

    Stephanie Swinton · June 22, 2013
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  • Julia C.

    Diaghilev and the ballet russe is an amazing exhibition

    Julia Chernysheva · May 19, 2013
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  • suicide_blond

    pro tip: squirrels reflected in the IM Pei sculpture are especially hard to catch!

    suicide_blond · April 29, 2013
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  • Tatiana B.

    Francisco Goya is a must!

    Tatiana Berman · March 31, 2013
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  • Jorge Eduardo M.

    Con Concepción Martín gallega que vive en vigilia pacifista antinuclear frente. A la Casa Blanca

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  • Jorge Eduardo M.

    Distrito histórico de DC

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  • Neil T.

    Take your kids to the Art Series 4-7 yo.

    Neil Taylor · March 24, 2013
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  • Danny F.

    Picasso, Mondrian, O'Keefe and Dali are all here.

    Danny Friedman · March 16, 2013
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  • S. Lisa H.

    You will need to leave your backpacks at check room be prepared for the line.

    S. Lisa Herndon · March 16, 2013
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  • Sarah K.

    Can't complain about the food! Nice selection of international cuisine (and more "American" things). Great for a brunch or lunch in a nice space, thought it could very well be loud when busy.

    Sarah K. · March 2, 2013
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  • Leah P.

    They moved the Barnett Newmans from the basement to the tower. I think they are happy here.

    Leah Peeks · February 19, 2013
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  • Sarah S.

    Best free museum ever

    Sarah Segal · January 20, 2013
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  • Cameron C.

    View the Small French Paintings exhibit.

    Cameron Cundiff · January 1, 2013
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  • Japhy

    Love the Caulder, Lichtensteins and many of the other pieces. Great collection.

    Japhy · June 17, 2012
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  • David D.

    Avoid the East Gallery. Not much to see.

    David D · April 14, 2012
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  • Bill M.

    Small French paintings was nice Picasso, Monet, Matisse originals

    Bill Maffei · March 28, 2012
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  • Humberto M.

    A nice short museum crawl (comparatively) with so many great modern pieces. Make sure to check out the underground walkway.

    Humberto Martinez · January 17, 2012
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  • Domini L.

    Stop and smell the flowers, they're all real!

    Domini LeNoir · November 29, 2011
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  • Domini L.

    The earlier, the better: privacy, that is. :-)

    Domini LeNoir · November 29, 2011
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  • Cindy S.

    what's your favorite artist here?

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  • Alina

    The most terrifying Van Gogh painting I have ever seen is here.

    Alina · July 31, 2011
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  • K12 Inc

    Did you know? Architect I.M. Pei’s 1978 addition to the gallery has an unusual layout – two isosceles triangles – in order to work with the gallery site’s irregular trapezoidal shape. Read more

    K12 Inc · June 24, 2011
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  • Daniel H.

    Rothko. Three works.

    Daniel Holmes · June 19, 2011
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  • Ted W.

    Gauguin show worth the trip

    Ted Wedel · April 23, 2011
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  • Bob B.

    Check out Chuck Close's finger painting of older woman on bottom floor

    Bob Brier · December 28, 2010
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  • Chris U.

    Small French Paintings is not to be missed, though it is tucked into a corner near the entrance and is easily overlooked.

    Chris Ubik · August 15, 2010
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  • Joanna C.

    For exhibitions and information visit: http://nga.gov

    Joanna Champagne · August 11, 2010
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