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5 Stunning DC Ceilings That You Need in Your Instagram Feed

The National Portrait Gallery. Photo by @ncsweaters via Instagram.

In these ornate spaces around the city, the interior rivals the exterior. These are some of the standout DC ceilings we’ve caught on Instagram.

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The Kennedy Center’s crystal chandelier against a dramatic crimson backdrop.

Perfect symmetry in the Capitol’s main rotunda.

I could sit in this courtyard and stare up for hours.

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The undulating atrium shared by the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum.

This shadow-throwing light fixture at Compass Rose.

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Sixth & I’s light-inviting dome.


Rosa is a senior editor at Bitch Magazine. She’s written for Washingtonian and Smithsonian magazine.