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.


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London Calling: Fsu College of Fine Arts Students Explore Acting, Design, Bookmaking in the ...

"I cannot think of a better place to study 19th-and 20th-century interiors history," Florida State University's Yelena McLane says. The assistant professor and program leader was among a group of...more

Breathe London Announces Final Round of Community Groups to Receive Free Air Sensors
Foundation: Bloomberg Philanthropies

"Air pollution is detrimental to people's health and livelihoods, especially for children and those who suffer from chronic illnesses," says an official with Bloomberg Philanthropies in...more

Editorial: Philanthropy Is the Problem

Shelby White is a mega-donor to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, who has given the museum tens of millions of dollars, and who has had more than 100 looted objectsmostly antiquities from the...more

Arts Briefs: Apparently Cats Can Be Trained
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Hmong Cultural Center Museum in St. Paul, Minn., is getting a major boost from a $49,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The money will be used to expand the...more

A Legendary Private Collection of Early Blues Music Is out for Everyone to Hear

In the 1960s, a white ethnographer named Mac McCormick started knocking on the doors of black musicians in what he called "Jim Crow" regions of Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas to find them. The...more

Marietta Health Foundation Distributes over $35K in Grants

An Ohio museum is getting $1,000 to install an automated external defibrillator, while a sheriff's department cruisers will get $2,000 worth of medical trauma kits. The Columbus Dispatch reports...more

County of Ventura and Museum of Ventura County Announce Upcoming Series of Events in ...
Foundation: Ventura County Community Foundation

Ventura County, Calif., is turning 150 years old this year, and to mark the occasion, the county is holding a series of "family-friendly pop-up celebrations," the Los Angeles Times reports. The...more

Ahepa-Haverhill Grants Boost Proposed Shoe Museum, Five Other Local Nonprofits

A pair of shoes designed by Stuart Weitzman could soon be worth a million dollars. The fashion designer has donated a pair of his signature shoesestimated to be worth up to $1 millionto the...more

Lessons in ingenuity with PACE Creative Director Adam Van Osdel

"There's a saying from a book that I really love," Adam Van Osdel tells KETV. "The walker doesn't choose the path, the path chooses the walker." Van Osdel is the creative director of Edge of...more

London South Bank University Presents 10 Architecture Student Projects

If you're an aspiring architect, there's a new degree program out of London's London South Bank University that may have just the thing for you. Called a BA in Architecture (full-time or...more

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