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Corcoran Gallery of Art, {CATEGORY}

This is Washington's largest private museum of art, with a permanent collection that numbers more than 14,000 works. It includes paintings by the famous American portraitist Gilbert Stuart and works from the Hudson River school. Established in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran, the museum also showcases fine European works, especially French Impressionism. Performances are often held in the auditorium and the Gospel Sunday Brunches at the atrium cafe transform the ambiance of the entire museum. Suggested contribution: $3 adults, $1 senior citizens and students and $5 families.

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Address: 500 17th Street North West, Washington, DC 20006-4804

City: Washington

State: District Of Columbia (DC)

Country: United States

Phone 1: +1 202 639 1700

Email: SDurkee@corcoran.org

Official site: www.corcoran.org

Opening hours: Wed and Fri-Sun 10am-5pm. Thurs 10am-9pm

Exceptionally closed: Closed on Monday and Tuesday, December 25th and January 1st

Entrance fee: $10 general admission, $8 for seniors, military, and students, admission fee may be higher for special exhibits. Always free for children 6 and under

Access by subway: Metro Farragut West (17th St. exit) or Farragut North (K St. exit)

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Corcoran Gallery of Art, {CATEGORY}

This elegant art museum, a stone's throw from the White House, is a favorite party site in the city, hosting everything from inaugural balls to wedding receptions. The first art museum in Washington, the Corcoran Gallery was housed from 1869 to 1896 in the red-brick and brownstone building that is now the Renwick. The collection outgrew its quarters and was transferred in 1897 to its present Beaux Arts building, designed by Ernest Flagg. The collection, shown in rotating exhibits, focuses chiefly on American art. A prominent Washington banker, William Wilson Corcoran was among the first wealthy American collectors to realize the importance of encouraging and supporting this country's artists. Enhanced by further gifts and bequests, the collection comprehensively spans American art from 18th-century portraiture to 20th-century moderns like Nevelson, Warhol, and Rothko. Nineteenth-century works include Bierstadt's and Remington's imagery of the American West, Hudson River School artists, expatriates like Whistler, Sargent, and Mary Cassatt, and two giants of the late 19th century, Homer and Eakins. The Corcoran is not exclusively an American art museum. On the first floor is the collection from the estate of Sen. William Andrews Clark, an eclectic grouping of Dutch and Flemish masters, European painters, French Impressionists, Barbizon landscapes, Delft porcelains, a Louis XVI salon dore (an extravagant room with gilded ornaments and paneling) transported in toto from Paris, and more. Clark's will stated that his diverse collection, which any curator would undoubtedly want to disperse among various museum departments, must be shown as a unit. He left money for a wing to house it, and the new building opened in 1928. Don't miss the small walnut-paneled room known as "Clark Landing", which showcases 19th-century French Impressionist and American art, a room of exquisite Corot landscapes, another of medieval Renaissance tapestries, and numerous Daumier lithographs donated by Dr. Armand Hammer. Allow an hour for touring the collection. Pick up a schedule of events or check the website for information about temporary exhibits, gallery talks, concerts, art auctions, and more. There is some street parking. The Corcoran Café is open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 3pm staying open on Thursday until 8pm, call tel. 202/639-1786 for more information. The Corcoran has a nice gift shop.

Corcoran Gallery of Art, {CATEGORY}

This is Washington's largest private museum of art, with a permanent collection that numbers more than 14,000 works. It includes paintings by the famous American portraitist Gilbert Stuart and works from the Hudson River school. Established in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran, the museum also showcases fine European works, especially French Impressionism. Performances are often held in the auditorium and the Gospel Sunday Brunches at the atrium cafe transform the ambiance of the entire museum. Suggested contribution: $3 adults, $1 senior citizens and students and $5 families.

Corcoran Gallery of Art, {CATEGORY}

This is Washington's largest private museum of art, with a permanent collection that numbers more than 14,000 works. It includes paintings by the famous American portraitist Gilbert Stuart and works from the Hudson River school. Established in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran, the museum also showcases fine European works, especially French Impressionism. Performances are often held in the auditorium and the Gospel Sunday Brunches at the atrium cafe transform the ambiance of the entire museum. Suggested contribution: $3 adults, $1 senior citizens and students and $5 families.

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