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Dumbarton Oaks Museum

The Dumbarton Oaks Museum is known for its specialized collections of Byzantine and Pre-Columbian art. Although far-reaching in scope and wide-ranging in stylistic expression, the objects are unified by a rare beauty and refined craftsmanship, the result of the discerning eye of the collectors and founders of Dumbarton Oaks, Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss.

For further information on the Byzantine and Pre-Columbian Collections and the display of Western medieval and Renaissance art and furniture in the Music Room, see below.

 

Plan Your Visit

The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., except federal holidays.

Admission to the museum is free.

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Transplanting the Renaissance: Italian Villa Gardens in America, 1900–1940

Orientation Gallery | Examines the transplantation of Italian gardens in the United States and explores the relationships between popular images, landscape design, and cultural identity

Seeing Cherries

Rare Book Gallery

 

 

Collections