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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.

We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.