The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
It is a prime example of the positive role that government and philanthropy play in support for the arts. Enjoy this gallery of some of its holdings.
Funding for Museums
Foundation and philanthropic support for museums from around the Web.
Portrait of a Graduate Lab
Students at a Virginia K-12 school are getting a lot more than a college degree this year.
The Roanoke Times reports on Waynewood Elementary School's " Portrait of a Graduate" lab, a place where...more
Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers Media Storytelling Mini-Series
"We know stories can't save the world.
But they can provide moments of respite, transporting us into an imaginative realm where other possible paths we might take shimmer briefly into...more
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Tomâ€™s, the social enterprise popular for its shoes, has released a pair of shoes and a pair of shades to benefitÂ Make It Right, a nonprofit founded by Brad Pitt in 2007 that builds affordable, greenÂ homes, buildings and communities for underserved and low-income populations.