Pennsylvania Ave. at 17th St. N.W Washington. DC 20006 Tel: (202) 357-2531 Fax: (202) 7 6-2M0 TDD Y: (202) 357-1729
Internet Address: www.mnaa.si.edu/
Cura tor- in-Charge: Mr Kenneth R. Trapp Admission: free.
Attendance: 200.000 Established: 1972 ADA Compliant: Y Parking: metered on freet and nearby commercial lots.
Open: Daily. 10am-5:30pm.
Closed: Christmas Day.
Activities: Concerts Demonstrations. Films, Guided Tours (group. Monday-Friday.
Temporary Exhibitions. Publications: calendar (monthly): exhibition catalogues: pamphlets.
Tne Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art. located in a historic Second Empire-style building across from the White House, exhibits American crafts and decorative arts and include- .he Grand Salon and Octagon period room- furnished in the styles of the 1860s and 1t?70s. The Gallery feature- a permanent collection of outstanding contemporary works in glass, ceramics. Aood, fiber and metal. Complementing the acquisition program are exhibitions, fellowships for scholarly re-earch in the modern craft movement, and a variety of educational programs, including lecture-, craft demonstration.-, and film-. Barrier free access is available via a ramp on 17th St. The Renwick Gallerys parent organization, the National Museum of American Art (see separate listing) is located at 5th and G Street- Northwest.