Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden preliminary concept design.

Since the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden opened in 1974, its collection and programs have grown and evolved, establishing the Hirshhorn as one of the most visited modern art museums in the country. The Museum is currently planning two important projects: a revitalization of the Sculpture Garden and repairs to the building envelope.  These projects will enable the Hirshhorn campus to support the museum’s mission and its expanded programming and collections, as well as enhance visitor experience and address critical infrastructure needs.


Register in advance to join the Smithsonian Institution for a public consulting parties meeting on March 10 at 3-5pm for the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden Revitalization project.  Please join this Zoom webinar to learn about and respond to supplemental materials prepared per the National Capital Planning Commission’s preliminary approval, revised reflecting pool alternative, and proposed minimization and mitigation measures.

Click here to download the NCPC Supplemental Narrative (March 1, 2021).

Link for the Zoom webinar: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xtSMyIsSRmS3k96cD9vr4Q


October 7, 2020 Public Presentation



Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden Revitalization Update, Summer 2020

Assessment of Effects on Historic Resources, Summer 2020


May 27, 2020 Public Presentation

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Click here for draft Assessment of Effects.

Click here for the meeting invitation and Zoom webinar registration.


February 24, 2020 Public Presentation

Written comments accepted until March 25, 2020

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Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden Significance and Integrity Report

Written comments accepted until March 25, 2020

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September 11, 2019: Stacked Stone Gallery Wall Mock-up Review
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The Museum will review public responses at an upcoming public meeting.


April 10th, 2019 Public Presentation
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Image: Hiroshi Sugimoto’s concept design for the Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden, aerial view from the National Mall.