Local Exhibits

currently open and upcoming in the greater DC area

Foto DC

FotoDC features diverse and high-quality photography. The exhibitions include inspiring and provocative images. FotoDC collaborates with both local and international communities.

  • National Geographic Society

    Explore the National Geographic photo galleries.

  • National Portrait Gallery - 8th and F Streets, NW

    The collections present Americans of remarkable character and achievement - artists, politicians, scientists, inventors, activists, and performers - the people who form our national identity. They help us understand who we are and remind us of what we can aspire to be.

  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    The Freer and the Sackler are two Smithsonian museums linked by the exhibition, study, and sheer love of Asian art.

  • National Gallery of Art

    Current exhibitions and installations.

  • National Museum of Women in the Arts

    NMWA features remarkable women artists of the past while also promoting the best women artists working today. NWMA displays a collection of 4,500 objects and presents 10 world-class exhibitions of women artists each year.

  • National Archives

    The National Archives and Records Administration is the nation's record keeper. Each year, the staff serves visitors billions of letters, photographs, video and audio recordings, drawings, maps, treaties and posters. The materials are not for loan to the public, as a library loans material; they are protected, but are available to use in-person.

  • Phillips Collection

    The Phillips Collection, near the Dupont Circle neighborhood, offers modern art paintings by Renoir and Rothko, Bonnard and O'Keeffe, van Gogh and Diebenkorn and many other impressionist and modern works in an intimate setting.

  • National Museum of American History

    The exhibitions feature major themes in American history and culture, from the War of Independence to the present day. Everything from the original Star-Spangled Banner and Abraham Lincoln's top hat to Dizzy Gillespie's angled trumpet and Dorothy's ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz.

  • Corcoran

    The Corcoran galleries are now closed and scheduled to open once renovations to the historic Flagg Building are completed. Please go to the National Gallery of Art for more information and updates.

updated November 17, 2016