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Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing, and Japan

photo of Freer floorplan from

First-floor plan, Freer Gallery of Art, 1919

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Plan showing the original arrangement of galleries, with the Japanese screen gallery (labeled "Japanese Paintings") linking the Whistler galleries to the other galleries devoted to American art.

As renovation work continues in the Freer Gallery, the Sackler Gallery also will close on July 10, 2017. This museum-wide closure will allow us to completely reinstall our exhibitions and revitalize features to improve your visit. Both spaces will reopen on October 14, 2017, when we will welcome the public back to the Freer|Sackler: two galleries, one destination. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.