Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

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10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily;
Closing July 10, 2017, and reopening October 14, 2017
Closed December 25

Admission is free


One of the Smithsonian's two museums of Asian art, the Sackler Gallery features both permanent and temporary exhibitions from ancient times to the present. The museum is home to an incomparable collection of art, including some of the most important ancient Chinese jades and bronzes in the world.  In addition to the exhibitions on display, the galleries feature innovative programming for visitors of all ages, such as lectures, concerts, films, and podcasts that enhance and extend the visit.

The Freer is currently closed for renovations and will reopen in October 2017. The Sackler will close on July 10th and will reopen with the Freer, with a grand public celebration, in October 2017.


South Asian sculpture, Chinese jades and bronzes, modern Japanese ceramics,  Perspectives series of contemporary art

Parking is limited to street parking and commercial lots and garages. See map.

Smithsonian station (Mall or Independence Ave. exit)