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The National Gallery of Art was conceived and given to the people of the United States by Andrew W. Mellon (1855–1937). Mellon was a financier and art collector from Pittsburgh who came to Washington in 1921 to serve as secretary of the treasury. During his years of public service he came to believe that the United States should have a national art museum equal to those of other great nations.

National Gallery of Art press release, blog etc

12/07/2017 - 05:15 500th Anniversary of Jacopo Tintoretto's Birth Celebrated in Exhibitions in Venice, New York, and Washington, DC
12/06/2017 - 14:50 Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints into Maiolica and Bronze
11/29/2017 - 09:27 Rare Early Work by Morris Louis and Bound Photographic Album by Ringl + Pit Enter the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington
11/28/2017 - 10:58 Major Exhibition of Paul Cezanne's Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through
11/16/2017 - 11:38 Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna
11/02/2017 - 15:24 Jackson Pollock's Largest Painting Makes DC Debut at the National Gallery of Art, Washington
11/01/2017 - 04:46 American Self-Taught and Avant-Garde Art Explored in Major Traveling Exhibition Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington
10/25/2017 - 13:34 National Gallery of Art Awards Six Internships
10/16/2017 - 14:14 Shopping & Dining: A Celebration of Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
10/05/2017 - 15:45 Wyeth Lecture in American Art
09/29/2017 - 02:07 Rare Netherlandish Drawings on Loan From Rotterdam Unveiled at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Drawings by Hieronymus Bosch Among Stunning Works
09/22/2017 - 13:02 Fall and Winter Lecture Series
09/01/2017 - 08:39 Photographic Portraits are Explored in Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington
08/20/2017 - 12:36 National Gallery of Art Seeks Docents for Group Tours
08/20/2017 - 11:44 National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 20172018 Academic Year Appointments
08/14/2017 - 09:48 Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
08/11/2017 - 14:52 National Gallery of Art, Washington, Announces New Staff Appointments
08/02/2017 - 10:24 Evenings at the Edge, the Popular After-Hours Program at the National Gallery of Art Returns to the East Building with Four Events during the 2017-2018 Season