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National Gallery of Art
Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Closed Christmas and New Year's Day. Metro: Judiciary Square or Archives-Navy Memorial. 202/737-4215, www.nga.gov
• “Bronze and Boxwood: Masterpieces from the Robert H. Smith Collection.” Forty-six bronzes and eight statuettes carved out of either boxwood or ivory, all from one of the most important private collections of Renaissance bronze sculpture. West Building Main Floor. Jan. 27-May 4.
• Rotunda holiday decorations: Red and white poinsettias, amaryllis plants and 12 Christmas trees with white lights in the West Building Rotunda and Garden Courts.
• Sunday holiday concert: West Building, West Garden Court, or East Building. 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 30. Free. Admission first-come, first-served beginning at 6 p.m. See listing under Classical Music. For a full concert listing, see www.nga.gov/programs/music.shtm or call 202/842-6941.
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW. Open daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 202/633-1000, www.nmai.si.edu
• Fourth Annual Holiday Celebration. Native art and fashion demonstrations, music and storytelling throughout the museum. Dec. 27-29. Free.
Alexandria Black History Museum
902 Wythe St., Alexandria. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 703/838-4356.
• Allen “Big Al” Carter: “God Has Made a Way in Leesburg.” Through Jan. 20.
Anacostia Museum and Center for African-American History and Culture
1901 Fort Place SE. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed Dec. 25. 202/287-3306.
Baltimore Museum of Art
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