George Washington University Art Galleries

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George Washington University Art Galleries
George Washington University Art Galleries is located in Washington, D.C.
George Washington University Art Galleries
Location within Washington, D.C.
Location Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′03″N 77°02′47″W / 38.9007°N 77.0463°W / 38.9007; -77.0463
Type Art museum
Public transit access WMATA Metro Logo.svg           Foggy Bottom – GWU

The George Washington University Art Galleries, the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery and the Dimock Gallery, are two university-owned and operated art galleries that showcase the University's permanent art collections, as well as visiting exhibitions.[1] In addition, The George Washington University has a myriad of galleries showcasing student work throughout its buildings and academic/support facilities.[2] Collections include painting, sculpture, and photographs, ranging from rare historic pieces to Washingtonia and Americana to modern art.

"Portrait of George Washington" (1795 - 1823), by Rembrandt Peale. Peale is contained in the GWU permanent collection.

Notable Collections[edit]

  • Henry Bacon, The Boston Boys and General Gage, 1775, Oil on canvas
  • Gilbert Stuart, George Washington, 1800, Oil on canvas
  • Rembrandt Peale, Porthole Portrait of George Washington, c. 1820, Oil on canvas


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Coordinates: 38°53′58.5″N 77°2′48.0″W / 38.899583°N 77.046667°W / 38.899583; -77.046667