Upcoming Exhibitions

Advance Exhibition Schedule

Pride of Place:
Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age
February 1–May 3, 2009

Looking In: Robert Frank’s
"The Americans"
January 18–April 26, 2009

Current Exhibitions

Pompeii and the Roman Villa:
Art and Culture Around the Bay of Naples
October 19, 2008–March 22, 2009

Oceans, Rivers, and Skies: Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, and Alfred Stieglitz
October 12, 2008–March 15, 2009

September 14, 2008–January 4, 2009

Exhibitions on Tour

Jan Lievens: A Dutch Master Rediscovered
Milwaukee Art Museum
February 7–April 26, 2009
Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam
May 17–August 9, 2009.

George de Forest Brush:
The Indian Paintings
Seattle Art Museum
February 26–May 24, 2009.

Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco,
October 24, 2008–January 25, 2009
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, February 22–May 17, 2009
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 23–September 20, 2009

Richard Misrach: On the Beach
Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, Seattle
October 11, 2008–January 18, 2009
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta
May 23–August 16, 2009


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National Gallery of Art's Fall 2008 Film Series Brings Classical and Contemporary Cultures to the Screen

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, A National Gift Program of Contemporary Art, Is Announced by the National Gallery of Art, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Stellar Collection of Renaissance Sculpture Promised to National Gallery of Art by Robert H. Smith

Johannes Vermeer Masterpiece to Travel from the National Gallery Of Art, Washington, to the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, in Late 2008

National Gallery of Art Seeks Drawings, Watercolors, and Paintings on Paper by Mark Rothko in Italy for Essential reference Volumes

Staff News

Mary L. Levkoff Appointed New Curator of Sculpture

Franklin Kelly to Become Deputy Director and Chief Curator of National Gallery of Art in October 2008; Alan Shestack to Retire After 43–Year Career in Museums