|Buffalo Trail/ Bierstadt, 1869|
The National Gallery (Washington DC) is definitely worth a visit. The variety of works include paintings, sculptures, sketches, and furniture. Most of the works are in galleries on two floors.
|Diana of the Tower/ Saint-Gaudens|
|High Chest 18th Century|
At the time of our visit in 2017, most works were by American and Western European artists.
|Washington Family / Savage, 1790-96|
Many works illustrate biblical scenes.
|Last Supper / Dali, 1955|
|The Miraculous Draft of Fishes / Bassano, 1545|
Friendliness- a few staff were friendly but many were austere
Food Service- available. An attractive Garden Café is expensive. No food and drink may be brought in to the Gallery.
Special exhibits vary
There is an outdoor sculpture garden
Photography is permitted with some exceptions.
Museum store has reasonable prices
Website is helpful for directions and more details: www.nga.gov
PLACES TO VISIT IN WASHINGTON DC
Here’s a few places to see along with some photos and links to information.
Monuments and Memorials
And here’s my webpage www.suttong.com
And some books I have published