The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

National Gallery of Art, DC

National Gallery of Art - West Building facade

The National Gallery of Art is the U.S. national art museum in Washington, D.C., is open to the public and free of charge.

The Masterpieces of the National Gallery of Art include:

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