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American Visionary Art Museum

Located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the museum displays "outsider" works of art. These artists have received no formal training, yet one has created a scale model of the Lusitania out of toothpicks. Admission $4-6. Open Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm. Open Friday
800 Key Highway Baltimore MD
Phone: 410.244.1900
ID Number : 996
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Art Museum of the Americas

The Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States was established in 1976 by resolution of the OAS Permanent Council in tribute to the two-hundredth anniversary of the independence of the United States, host country of the OAS.The historic building housing the Museum was designed by noted architect Paul Cret in 1912 as the residence for the Secretaries General of the Organization of American States. It is Spanish colonial in style with white walls, iron grilles, a red tiled roof and a loggia decorated with richly colored tiles in patterns modeled after Aztec and Inca legends. Today as a Museum, the building provides a warm and intimate atmosphere to enjoy art.
ID Number : 17843
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Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

1050 Independence Ave.Containing over 1000 works of Asian art, the Sackler is renown for its Chinese Bronzes and jades. In 1987, the gallery added the Vever collection; a series of Islamic arts from the 11th to the 19th century. SW. Washington, DC 20560 Telephone: 202.357.2700 Open Daily 10am to 5:30pm (Open Thursdays until 8pm in summer.)
ID Number : 1012
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Baltimore Museum of Art

Art Museum Drive (Off Charles Street above 31st Street)Baltimore, MD Phone: 410.396.7100 Open Wednesday through Friday 10am to 4pm. Saturday and Sunday 11amto 6pm Centered around the Cone Collection whichrevolves around impressionist masterpieces,the BMA boasts more than 100,000 pieces of art. Sixteen galleries have been added for post-1945 modern art. Admission range $1.50 to 5.50.
ID Number : 999
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Baltimore Streetcar Museum, Inc.

1901 Falls Road P.O. Box 4881Baltimore, Maryland 21211 INFORMATION LINE: 410-547-0264 Open Year round - Sunday Noon to 5PM Open Saturdays (June through October)Noon - 5PM
ID Number : 1000
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Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum

The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum has been established with one purpose in mind: to foster love of the Bible through the graphic arts. The Museum is a walk throughthe Hebrew Bible via visual arts. The Museum is a non-profit foundation open to the public that hopefully will serve as a prototype for other communities globally.
10001 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel: 301-897-1518


ID Number : 5476
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Hillwood Museum and Gardens

Hillwood offers a variety of programs related to the museum’s art and horticulture collections. Please call toll free 1/877-HILLWOOD or 202/686-5807 for further information and to register.
ID Number : 18217
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Hirshhorn Museum And Sculpture Garden

7th St. and Independence Ave. SW Washington, DC 20560 Phone: 202.357.2700 Open Daily A beautifully designed circular building with a fountain of concentric circles, the Hirshorn is based upon the extensive 11,000-piece modern art collection of Joseph Hirshhorn.
ID Number : 1004
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Janus Museum

Photographs, paintings and an online journal from a local virtual museum.
ID Number : 4108
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MOCA DC, Museum of Contemporary Art

Grassroots alternative artspace devoted to supporting contemporary art from regional, national and international across a diverse range of mediums and disciplines.Monthly openings on 3rd Friday of the month. Artist member shows give new and unknown artists an opportunity to exhibit their art, held once or twice yearly.
ID Number : 9509
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National Gallery Of Art

Scattered throughout the meandering hallways and wings and exhibit rooms of the National Gallery's West Wing is a display of art stretching from the third century to present times - a display over 90,000 pieces strong.
4th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20565
Phone: 202.842.6353 Fax: 202.682.0660
ID Number : 1005
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National Museum of Women in the Arts

1250 New York Avenue NW Washington DC Phone: 202.783.5000Representing more than 500 women from nearly 30 countries, this museum holds 2,000 of the world's most important works of art by women. Open Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm. Sunday noon to 5pm.
ID Number : 1009
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Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery opened its doors to the public. The two museums and their activities are now known collectively as the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.

, N.W.

TTY: 202-357-1729
Show Details | Visit Page | ID Number : 23142
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum collection began with gifts of art donated to the federal government in 1829 and has evolved into the world's most important American art holdings with approximately 39,000 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, photographs, folk art and contemporary crafts.

For more information on exhibitions and programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, visit our award-winning Web site at AmericanArt.si.edu, write us at info@saam.si.edu, or call (202) 275-1594.

While the three-year renovation of the museum's main building-the Old Patent Office-continues, American Art offers a full program of exhibitions at its Renwick Gallery (Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street N.W.), which is dedicated to exhibiting American crafts from the 19th to the 21st century. Fore more information about Renwick Gallery activities, call (202) 357-2700.

ID Number : 17769
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The Corcoran Gallery

17th and New York AvenueWith over 14,000 pieces of European and American art, The Corcoran is the largest non-Federal museum in Washington DC. The Corcoran also has rotating world-class exhibitions year round. Suggested contribution is $3. NW Washington, DC Phone: 202.639.1700 Open Wednesday through Monday 10am to 5pm. Closed Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.
ID Number : 1001
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The Kreeger Museum

2401 Foxhall Road, NW, 202-337-3050www.kreegermuseum.orgDesigned by Philip Johnson, The Kreeger Museum showcases David and Carmen Kreeger’s art collection of 19th and 20th century paintings and sculptures, including works by Monet, Picasso, Moore and van Gogh. Open hours are Sat, 1-4 p.m. Guided tours by reservation only Tu-Sat at 10:30 am and Tu-Fri at 1:30 pm. Free parking on museum grounds. Suggested donation.
ID Number : 18907
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The National Museum Of African Art

950 Independence Ave. SW The museum's extensive collection consists of 7,000 African artworks in wood, metal,ceramic, cloth, and ivory.
Washington, D.C. 20560
Phone: 202.357.4600

ID Number : 1007
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The National Portrait Gallery

8th and F St NWHoused in one of the oldest government structures in Washington - the Old Patent Office Building - the Portrait Gallery was established by Congress as "a free public museum for the exhibition and study of portraiture and statuary depicting men and women who have made significant contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of the United States, and the artists who created such portraiture and statuary. Washington, DC Phone: 202.357.1300
NOTE: This museum closes for 4 years of renovation effective January 9, 2000.
ID Number : 1010
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 1  The Textile Museum

The Textile Museum is dedicated to furthering the understanding of mankind's creative achievements in the textile arts.

Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday 1:00 to 5:00pm
Show Details | Visit Page | ID Number : 11760
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is an outstanding art collection spanning 6,000years including Faberge, Art Nouveau, ArtDeco, Impressionism, post-Impressionism,Contemporary, American, Classical,Byzantine, African, Egyptian, Chinese, Japanese, Tibetan and Indian art.
ID Number : 4080
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Washington Area Conceptual Museum of Art Production

The Conceptual Museum is the result of a synthesis of ideas. Conceptual museums have been formed before largely to avoid dealing with the physicality of art. This conceptual Museum is here for the purpose ofartists defining the historical references from their work in connection with the work of other artists and institutions.This is a nice resource for all artists. Ed if you read this tell us which pages actually have your work on them.
ID Number : 40
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