Hours and Locations

Archives of American Art Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery

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

11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
Closed Dec. 25

Admission is free


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.


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


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

Nearest Accessible Metrorail Entrance:
Gallery Place/Chinatown
NE side of 7th St., NW, between F and G St.

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To provide an address for MetroAccess Paratransit, please use 800 G St., NW. Please note this address is located directly across the street from the museum’s entrance.


There is no public parking facility for the museum. City-operated metered parking and commercial lots are available.

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Reserved parking near the museum can be purchased in advance through ParkWhiz.
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While this location does not have dining, view dining options at our other locations.


While this location has no museum store, you can always shop online.