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National Gallery of Art - PROGRAM AND EVENTS
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Events will be added as they are scheduled. Please check back regularly for the most up-to-date calendar of events information.

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Image: Children running around sculpture from the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden TourImage: Italian gallery viewImage: Moving sidewalk connecting East and West buildings from the East Building Architectural TourImage: East building, Calder mobile from Alexander Calder Vertical Installation with Bomb tour
Admission is always free

Location and Hours
The National Gallery of Art, located on the National Mall between 3rd and 7th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW, is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on December 25 and January 1.

See also area map, public transportation, and parking.

The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, located on the National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, is bounded by Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive and by 7th and 9th Streets NW.

See also area map, location, and hours.

Location Address
4th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

Mailing Address
2000B South Club Drive, Landover, MD 20785

Exhibition and General Information
For information call (202) 737-4215 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (202) 842-6176.

Admission is always free. Please check the current exhibition page for pass information.

Visitor Guides
Less Than an Hour? West Building Highlights
(PDF 224k) (Download Acrobat Reader)

Less Than an Hour? West Building Sculpture Highlights
(PDF 136k) (Download Acrobat Reader)

Less Than an Hour? East Building Highlights
(PDF 462k) (Download Acrobat Reader)

Sculpture Garden
(PDF 270k) (Download Acrobat Reader)

For Children: The Great Picture Hunt
(PDF 244k) (Download Acrobat Reader)

Plan your visit to the National Gallery with these maps of must-see works.

Calendars of Events
Find out what's happening this month at the National Gallery of Art. To obtain a free bimonthly calendar of events by mail, call (202) 842-6662, or contact us by e-mail at calendar@nga.gov. The current bimonthly Calendar of Events is available in PDF format. (Download Acrobat Reader)

Film Calendar
To obtain a free quarterly film calendar by mail, contact us by e-mail at film-department@nga.gov. Please include your mailing address. The current bimonthly Film Calendar is available in PDF format. (Download Acrobat Reader)

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