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Smithsonian American Art Museum

The nation's first collection of American art offers an unparalleled record of the American experience. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. The museum's Renwick Gallery is home to its collection of contemporary craft and decorative art, one of the finest and most extensive collections of its kind.

Highlights Photography, modern folk and self-taught art, African American art, Latino art, New Deal art, impressionist paintings, and the Luce Foundation Center for American Art, an interactive public study center

11:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m. daily
Closed December 25

Admission is FREE



8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

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Metro Station
Metro Red Yellow GreenGallery Place-Chinatown (9th St. exit)

There is no parking at the museum. Parking is limited to street parking and commercial lots and garages.