All I can say is that you can easily spend two days in the Gallery. I recommend you go in with a plan Get a map and locate the art you want to see Also it seems most people don’t realize that they have a...More
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I visited for the Vermeer exhibit. If you like sculpture and paintings, prepared to be wowed by this place. It was an almost overwhelming amount of beautiful paintings. They even have a DaVinci. There is no charge to visit. If I lived in this area...More
I had never seen the National Gallery before this visit, and I was unprepared for the amazing collection and building interiors. I was lucky enough to be there for a collection of Dutch portrait art, but that was only one sample of a huge range...More
A lot of the artwork is European, so if you are looking for United States culture in art I suggest the Portrait Gallery instead. However there are many amazing masterpieces here which are a must see.
The National Gallery of Art is simply massive and has portraits that commemorate great Americans - including the native Americans who were here for centuries. My personal favorite was the Presidents Gallery and the Civil War Exhibit. It's a very big place and can take...More
Less crowded than the Met in NY. It has a feeling of gracious space. I enjoy relaxing for a few moments at a time in one of the spacious glassed in courtyards & the art collection is superb.
If you are in DC be sure and stop by the National Gallery and catch a free art show that will make your day. Great collection of contemporary art that is constantly being reworked along with interesting special shows of single artists or group shows...More
We arrived at 10:30 am for 11 a.m opening time of the museum. We waited only a few minutes outside before we were allowed inside and could check our coats. It took about 45 minutes to get into the exhibit. The crowds were intense but...More