Corcoran Gallery of Art
While museums on the National Mall will close for a government shutdown, many other Washington attractions plan to stay open for tourists.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art will exhibit works from the National Gallery’s collection while the National Gallery’s East Building undergoes renovation.
The board of trustees overseeing the Corcoran Gallery of Art has decided the Washington museum should remain in its historic building near the White House after studying a possible move for six months.
Historic preservationists are nominating the interior of the Corcoran Gallery of Art as an architectural landmark to try to protect the building as the struggling museum considers selling it.
Washington’s Corcoran Gallery of Art is considering moving from its century-old home across from the White House.