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A long hallway with a row of tall, arched explanatory panels separated with vitrines containing small objects hanging on the wall

Special Exhibition Gallery

The Dumbarton Oaks Museum organizes temporary special exhibitions that offer new and different perspectives on the collections. These exhibitions are intended to enhance and complement the permanent exhibitions. Special exhibitions may be on view in the museum’s Special Exhibition Gallery, as well as in the Bliss Gallery, the Textile Gallery, and the Orientation Gallery.

Map of the museum with the Special Exhibition gallery highlighted