National Gallery of Art
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The National Gallery of Art was created in 1937 for the people of the United States of America by a joint resolution of Congress, accepting the gift of financier and art collector Andrew W. Mellon.
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This museum spans two buildings, an East and West Wing, showcasing priceless artworks from Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, John Singleton Copley, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent van Gogh, and Henri Matisse. Tip: Starting May through the end of August, relax in the museum's gorgeous sculpture garden and…
If you dig art, go get lost...epic collection. Free. And then you can just walk the mall to the Capitol or the Lincoln Monument...
The nation's museum preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. Open daily. Admission is always free!
... for art lovers, but also a place to learn history from another view point. East Wing features modern and contemporary art ... be sure to see the Blue Chicken on the rooftop, and West Wing has European paintings and sculpture beginning in the 13th Century, American Art including furniture, and…
We like the East wing for the kids. The tunnel that connects the two buildings is not to be missed. Also the cafe has some of the best food of any of the museum's (but it's pricey).
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