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Art Thursday – Virtual Tour of National Gallery of Art’s Campus
Thursday, January 07, 2021, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM
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Art Thursday – Virtual Tour of National Gallery of Art’s Campus, Thursday, January 7th, 1:00 pm
Join the National Gallery of Art’s Chief Architect, Susan Wertheim, on a virtual tour of the Gallery’s campus. The Gallery’s buildings are considered some of the finest works of museum architecture and design. We will focus on the most recent renovations within the Gallery’s East Building, designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, and will also explore John Russell Pope’s neo-classical West Building, and the Gallery’s Sculpture Garden, designed by landscape architect Laurie D. Olin. Susan Wertheim leads the National Gallery of Art’s Office of Architecture and Engineering and is in charge of the Gallery’s Master Facilities Plan, a major capital renewal program.