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.
LocationWashington, D.C.
Coordinates38°54′03″N 77°02′47″W / 38.9007°N 77.0463°W / 38.9007; -77.0463
TypeArt museum
Public transit accessWMATA 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


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