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Washington
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at Seventh Street
Washington DC 20560
Phone 202 357-2700
Alt Phone  202 357-1300
Web Site www.si.edu/hirshorn
Description modern and contemporary work of all media and cultures
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Collection N-Z Sculpture

DC
Washington
Howard University Gallery of Art
Childers Hall
2455 6th Street NW
Washington DC 20059
Phone 202 806-7070
Web Site http://www.founders.howard.edu/Art@Howard/GoA/default.htm
Description African and African American art and artifacts, Renaissance and Baroque, European prints
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings
Group Identity African American

DC
Washington
Kreeger Museum
2401 Foxhall Road NW
Washington DC 20007
Phone 202 337-3050
Web Site www.kreegermuseum.org
Description 19th and 20th century art in house designed by Philip Johnson
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Field of Study Science Facility Architecture
Collection N-Z Paintings

DC
Washington
Meridian International Center
1630 Crescent Place NW
Washington DC 20009
Phone 202 667-6800
Fax 202 667-1475
Web Site http://www.meridian.org/index3.html
E-mail mailto:info@meridian.org
Description organizes international people exchanges, educational programs, arts exhibits
Type of Resource Education
Primary Focus: Arts

DC
Washington
National Gallery of Art
600 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington DC 20002
Phone 202 737-4215
Web Site www.nga/gov
Description extensive collections in all areas, in two buildings
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts

DC
Washington
National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington DC 20560
Phone 202 357-1300
Web Site www.su.edu/nmafa
Description artifacts, photos, memorabilia
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Group Identity African American
Research or Reading Library

DC
Washington
National Museum of American Art
8th & G NW
Washington DC 20560
Phone 202 357-1300
Web Site www.nmaa.si.edu/
Description American Art, housed in same building as National Portrait Gallery
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts

DC
Washington
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone 202 628-1068
Alt Phone  202 783-5000
Web Site www.nmwa.org
Description Exclusively women artists
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Group Identity Women

DC
Washington
National Portrait Gallery
910 F Street NW
Washington DC  20004
Phone 202 357-1300
Web Site www.npg.si.edu
Description Portraits of people throughout American history, housed in 1836 Patent Office, later used as a Civil War hospital
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Era  1836

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  Washington

  National Trust Artists & Studios Program

  1785 Massachusetts Ave, NW

  Washington  DC   20036    

  Phone  202 588-6074

  Web Site http://www.nationaltrust.org/historic_artists/index.html

  Toll Free   800 944-6847

  Description  information on 30 historic artists' homes & workspaces in 17 states

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Arts

  New or Updated:  7/2/2007
 

  DC

  Washington

  Navy Art Gallery

  Washington Navy Yard

  Building 67

  Washington  DC   20374    

  Phone   202 433-3815

  Web Site  www.history.navy.mil/branches/nhcorg6.htm

  Description  13,000 items depicting ships, personnel and actions, gallery and

                    online exhibits

  Type of Resource   Gallery

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Industry /Profession Naval

  Collection   Drawings

  Collection   Paintings

  Owner/Operator:  Naval Historical Center

  New or Updated:   2/24/2006

DC
Washington
Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street NW
Washington DC  20009
Phone 202 387-2151
Web Site www.phillipscollection.org/
Description 19th and 20th century painting
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings

DC
Washington
Renwick Gallery
Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW
Washington DC 20006
Phone 202 357-1300
Web Site http://americanart.si.edu/
Description Smithsonian venue for American crafts
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts
Nature of Group or Site Crafts

DC
Washington
University Gallery, George Washington U
805 21st Street NW
Media & Public Affairs Building
Washington DC
Phone 202 994-1525
Web Site http://www.gwu.edu/~dimock/
Description rotating exhibits
Type of Resource Gallery
Primary Focus: Arts

DC
Washington
US Senate Commission on Art
US Senate Office of the Curator
Room S-411 US Capitol
Washington DC 20510
Phone 202 224-2955
Web Site www.senate.gov/learning/learn_art_about.html
E-mail curator@sec.senate.gov
Description maintains Senate art collection and Old Senate and Old Supreme Court Chambers
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: Arts

DC
Washington
Watkins Gallery
American U
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC
Phone
202 885-1670
Web Site
http://www.american.edu/academic.depts/cas/art/watkins/
Description 5 rotating exhibits during academic year & student works, 4400 item collection of works on paper
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Arts

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