National gallery

A national gallery is a country's major public art gallery. Among the galleries which have this name are:

**National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
**National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
*Bermuda: Bermuda National Gallery
*Bulgaria: National Art Gallery (Bulgaria) (Национална художествена галерия), Sofia
*Canada: National Gallery of Canada (Musée des beaux-arts du Canada), Ottawa
*Ireland: National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
*New Zealand: National Art Gallery of New Zealand, Wellington (now defunct)
*Singapore: National Art Gallery of Singapore
*South Africa: South African National Gallery, Cape Town
*Thailand: National Gallery of Art, Bangkok
*Indonesia: Galeri Nasional, Jakarta
*United Kingdom:
**National Gallery, London, England
**National Gallery of Scotland
**National Museum Cardiff, formerly the National Museum and Gallery, Wales
*United States: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Galleries whose name can be translated into English as "National Gallery" or something similar include:

*Armenia: National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan
*Czech Republic: Národní galerie v Praze, Prague (National Gallery in Prague)
*Denmark: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Art, Kopenhagen), Copenhagen
*Finland: Valtion Taidemuseo/Statens Konstmuseum (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki
**Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
**Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin
*Greece: National Art Gallery and Alexandros Soutzos Museum
*Iceland: Listasafn Íslands (National Gallery of Iceland), Reykjavik
*Jordan: Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman
*Liechtenstein: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
*Norway: Nasjongalleriet (National Gallery of Norway)
*Slovakia: Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava
*Slovenia: Narodna Galerija (National Gallery of Slovenia)

ee also

*National archive
*National library
*National museum

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