In Focus: The National Artist as a Filipino
Highlights of the gathering embody many work by Jan Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, and Leonardo da Vinci. In January 1937, Mellon formally offered to create the brand new Gallery. On his birthday, 24 March 1937, an Act of Congress accepted the gathering and constructing funds (offered by way of the Trust), and permitted the construction of a museum on the National Mall. Join your National Gallery of Art for as little as $50 and enjoy an array of benefits that deliver you closer to the art than ever before.
One of DC’s most stunning buildings, the Freer was the primary Smithsonian museum devoted solely to art when it was first built, whereas the Sackler houses decorative and devotional objects from across Asia. Together, the collections hold more than 25,000 objects spanning 6,000 years.
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