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October 2017

Free

“Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting”

October 22, 2017 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2017

National Gallery of Art, Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565 United States
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The last time the National Gallery presented a Vermeer show, in 1995, it was a blockbuster, with predawn lines, a visit from President Clinton, and public fury after a government shutdown closed the museum mid-exhibit. Twenty-two years later, some things are different: This year’s show doesn’t include “Girl With a Pearl Earring,” and it’s harder to imagine the current President making an appearance. Other things, for better or worse, remain the same. The show–which includes ten Vermeers among 65 works…

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