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All reviews modern art ai weiwei ai wei wei yayoi kusama permanent collection circular building interesting sculptures on display art pieces third floor art lovers great collection gift shop national mall across the street the lower level hirschhorn
Modern art is not really my thing, went with a friend who is REALLY into it. Some interesting pieces and it's free so there's that. Also easy to ensure you don't miss anything, unlike many other galleries and museums.
This museum confuses some because it primarily has a small number of temporary exhibits which aren't likely to appeal to the masses with kids in tow, so it's wise to check online for current features before you go. But architecture lovers will want to take...More
I personally thought that this was a waste of time - but my wife seemed to enjoy looking at the various pieces of Art. So clearly I am not cultured enough to appreciate the finer things of life. Art is in the eye of the...More
This sunken sculpture garden on the National Mall across the street from the Hirshhorn Museum that is always wonderful to wander about and enjoy.
There are at least a couple dozen or more bronze sculptures that include the Burghers of Calais by Rodin and the...More
We weren’t actually planning on viewing the museum but it was on our way and we really enjoyed ourselves. An interesting set up of outer and inner circular galleries and the work was interesting. The ones that stood out were about the impact of technolgy...More
Didn't know what to expect. Seems to be a lesser visited Smithsonian museum. I'm soooo glad I stopped in. Really cool, modern art and outdoor sculpture garden. Just the right size for an art gallery. Great coffee bar too. Not to be missed.
The problem with museums that collect things that they can’t dispaly is that most of it ends up in warehouses. How does the donor of items to such a museum as this, have their wishes fulfilled, if there bequests spend more time in storage than...More
I will start by saying that those who do not love art will probably not enjoy this museum. But those who do, and are willing to be intellectually challenged, this is a must see. Its iconic brutalist design lends itself well to the type of...More
It’s always been free when I have visited, even for the special exhibitions. Sometimes you need to reserve space for lectures, etc. but that was also free. Check out si.edu for all the latest info and enjoy! They also have... More
It’s always been free when I have visited, even for the special exhibitions. Sometimes you need to reserve space for lectures, etc. but that was also free. Check out si.edu for all the latest info and enjoy! They also have a handy app.