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We arranged a weekend in Washington DC during a visit of several days in order to explore our favorite Smithsonian Museums. Unfortunately, due to the President's shutdown of federal offices and buildings, there was no access. We were left to recall vivid memories from earlier...More
This museum is fantastic if you wish to have an overview of the history of our American leaders. We were with an excellent docent who took us thru the American Art Gallery ,which is in one side of the same building, and then dropped us...More
The gallery is a great museum of art! I thought it was simply the place to see the presidential portraits, but it is much more.it is certainly American art, but terrific pieces. The wing with the presidential portraits was a surprise and filled with a...More
My friend and I went to see the new Obama paintings and enjoyed viewing all the presidential portraits. Especially loved the painting, The Four Justices, a portrait of the women who have served on the Supreme Court. This is a stop worth making when you...More
I hadn't been to the portrait gallery in a number of years and was blown away by what it contains. In addition to the presidential gallery of portraits and the highlight of the new Obama portraits, the second floor contains paintings and some photos of...More