Highlights of the gathering include many paintings by Jan Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, and Leonardo da Vinci. In January 1937, Mellon formally provided to create the new Gallery. On his birthday, 24 March 1937, an Act of Congress accepted the gathering and constructing funds (provided via the Trust), and approved the construction of a museum on the National Mall. Join your National Gallery of Art for as little as $50 and revel in an array of advantages that deliver you nearer to the artwork than ever before.
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The final component of the National Gallery of Art complex, the Sculpture Garden was completed in 1999 after greater than 30 years of planning. To the west of the West Building, on the alternative side of Seventh Street, the 6.1 acres (2.5 ha) Sculpture Garden was designed by panorama architect Laurie Olin as an … Read More