Public parking is limited to the surrounding streets and commercial garages. Parking spaces, ramps, and elevators provide access to public areas and galleries for visitors with disabilities at the East Building entrance on 4th Street NW and the West Building entrance on Constitution Avenue at 6th Street NW. The nearest Metro stops are Judiciary Square on the Red Line, Archives on the Yellow/Green Lines, and Smithsonian on the Blue/Orange Lines. Metro bus stops are located on 4th Street and 7th Street NW.
The Gallery has an ongoing schedule of free family-friendly activities including family workshops, special family weekends, family concerts, storytelling programs, guided conversations, teen studios, and exhibition discovery guides. Families may explore the collection together using the children's audio and video tour which highlights 50 masterpieces on display in the West Building's Main Floor galleries.