Essential Architecture- Washington D.C.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

architect

 

location

on the National Mall (in Washington, D.C.), directly behind the Smithsonian Castle

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style

Postmodern

construction

concrete, stone

type

museum/gallery
 
  Entrance to the Sackler Gallery.
 
  Sackler Gallery in the snow.
 
 

A bronze ritual wine vessel, dating from the Shang Dynasty in China in the 13th century BC, one of the many artifacts exhibited at the Sackler Gallery.

The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery is a gallery of Asian art located in Washington, DC, United States, part of the Smithsonian Institution. The Sackler is one of two galleries of the National Museum of Asian Art, the other being the Freer Gallery.

The gallery is located on the National Mall (in Washington, D.C.), directly behind the Smithsonian Castle. Its main spaces are underground, and connects to both the Freer and the National Museum of African Art. The Sackler's main entrance is situated off of the gardens of the Smithsonian Castle along Independence Avenue.

links

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
www.essential-architecture.com