National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, Washington DC

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The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden is the most recent addition to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It is located on the National Mall between the National Gallery's West Building and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.Completed and opened to the public on 23 May 1999, the location provides an outdoor setting for exhibiting several pieces from the museum's contemporary sculpture collection. The collection is centered on a fountain which, from December to March, is converted to an ice-skating rink. (Such a rink predated the construction of the garden.) The outdoor Pavilion Café lies adjacent to the garden.Laurie Olin and his firm, OLIN, were the landscape architects who redesigned the garden.
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  • Must plan and go online at least the day before to obtain tickets for the special events. Missed out and found out the hard way...Was able to enter and see the other exhibits that were free on all flo...  more »
  • It's nice to rest between museums here and have lunch. There's a great place to grab a bite to eat in this sculpture garden.  more »
  • Visitors can view the works of art at the National Museum of fine arts is Morelia Smithsonian's National Gallery. Outdoor exhibition in the National Gallery's sculpture garden. Modern sculptures were exhibited unique works at the Center.
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