Did a Corcoran Gallery memo in 1945 foretell the future?

Soon after the National Gallery opened in 1941, the Corcoran Gallery knew it had a strong rival for top art museum in Washington. Corcoran leaders met in 1945 to come up with a plan. They'd never believe what's happening now.

By David Montgomery July 13

9/11 Museum sets admission price at $24

The 9/11 Memorial Museum at the World Trade Center has just dropped some bad news: Not only will it charge admission, but the price point has also been set at $24. A family of four would have to shell out almost $100 to visit, which means the museum is betting on people being swayed more […]

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum celebrates 20th anniversary

Called "a living memorial to the Holocaust," and hailed as groundbreaking,the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum unsparing narrative--populated with artifacts, oral and video histories, and conversations with survivors --has attracted nearly 35 million visitors.

By Lonnae O'Neal Parker and Katherine Boyle April 22, 2013

National Gallery of Art by the numbers

Tuesday’s news that an ambitious renovation will transform the East Building of the National Gallery of Art came with lots of numbers.

By Lonnae O'Neal Parker March 13, 2013