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Floor Plans: West Building | East Building

Please note that building floor plans are also available at the Art Information Desks.

Concourse | Ground Level | Mezzanine | Upper Level | Tower | Legend
See also, Architecture Tours
Concourse level map

The Concourse contains a large auditorium for lectures, films, and other educational programs, a smaller auditorium, and expansive gallery space; in addition, the Concourse has an underground walkway connecting the East Building to the Cascade Café, Concourse sales shop, and West Building.

Ground level map

Ground Level
The Ground Level contains the central court -- the main orientation space for visitors in the East Building -- and two additional areas for exhibiting works of art, as well as a checkroom and an Art Information Desk.

Mezzanine level map

On the Mezzanine are exhibition spaces and a bridge connecting the two terraces.

Upper level map

Upper Level
The Upper Level has extensive exhibition space and a terrace for displaying monumental paintings and sculpture.

Tower level map

At the top of the south Tower, galleries house special works from the modern and contemporary collections.

Map color key
men Men's Restroom (disabled access may require some assistance) women Women's Restroom (disabled access may require some assistance)
family Family Restroom (for visitors requiring assistance from their companions) checkroom Checkroom
art information Art Information TDD Phone TDD Phone
Telephone Telephone firstaid First Aid
Assistive Listening Device Assistive Listening Device Elevator Elevator (all elevators are accessible to visitors with disabilities)
Escalator Escalator Cafe or Food Service Café or Food Service
Facility for Visitors with Disabilities Facility for Visitors with Disabilities Stairway Stairway