Archives of American Art Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery

Archives of American Art
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC

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Wednesday through Sunday
11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Admission is free

About

The Archives of American Art is the world’s largest and most widely used resource dedicated to collecting and preserving the papers and primary records of the visual arts in America. 

The Archives of American Art’s primary exhibition space, the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, can be found on the first floor of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture in D.C.’s Penn Quarter neighborhood—also home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.

Highlights

Rotating exhibitions in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery of the Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.

  • Courtyard Café
    The Café offers a fresh and seasonal menu of American-inspired dishes, as well as coffee drinks, wine, beer, and desserts. Specialty sandwiches, soups, pastries, organic salads, wraps, antipasti, and organic options are all on the menu at this gorgeous, all-seasons location.
    11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday

    Free visitor Wi-Fi
    Discounts are available for Smithsonian Members with a valid membership card.

We encourage the use of public transportation.

Metro Station: Gallery Place/Chinatown (9th Street exit); Red, Green, or Yellow line

There is no public parking facility for the museum. Limited 3-hour metered parking and commercial lots are available—see parking map. Reserved parking near the museums can be purchased in advance through ParkWhiz.

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