Creative Brilliance

The MGM National Harbor Heritage Collection features pieces from more than a dozen artists working with a variety of mediums including aluminum, clay, stainless steel, bronze, watercolors, photography and more. Objects range from large-scale sculptures and paintings to photography and LED light boxes, creating a rich visual experience.

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From the three 60-foot-tall stainless steel figures of the Unity sculpture greeting visitors at the hotel’s porte cochere, to the whimsical seven-foot-tall Cinderella Shoe in the retail promenade, guests to MGM National Harbor in Maryland are immersed in a permanent collection of high-quality art seamlessly integrated into the resort’s public spaces.

Inspired by the rich heritage of the Capital Region, the MGM National Harbor Heritage Collection showcases commissioned and procured works by visionary local and international sculptors, photographers and mixed-media artists, including Bob Dylan, Margaret Boozer, Alice Aycock, Sam Gilliam, John Dreyfuss, John Safer, Liao Yibai and Chul Hyun Ahn, among others.

Every aspect of the collection has been carefully selected and strategically designed to complement its unique location on the resort. Guests encounter works that are diverse and approachable, rivaling the quality and caliber of masterpieces displayed in public collections throughout the DC area.

The MGM National Harbor Heritage Collection features:

John Safer - Unity, stainless steel, three 60-foot-tall figures with satin and polish finished surfaces – [Entry Outside the Hotel’s Porte Cochere]

Alice Aycock – Whirlpools, 2016, aluminum, 80 feet long, varying in height from 3 - 14 feet and finished in a white powder coating – [Entry Drive of the Casino Porte Cochere]

Bob Dylan – Portal, 2016, metal, 26 feet by 15 feet [Casino West Entrance]

Margaret Boozer – Untitled, 2016, clay, 34 feet wide, 24 feet tall [Hotel Lobby]

Ronald Beverly – photography [Lobby, Elevator Cabs, Casino Center Bar, Hotel Suites]

Charles Dwyer – Untitled, watercolors and mixed media [Corridor Leading from VIP Lobby to the Hotel Elevators]

Liao Yibai – Fighting Cash, polished stainless steel, 12 feet wide, 7 feet tall, 5 feet deep [Main Entry Leading from Casino Porte Cochere to Conservatory]; Cinderella Shoe, polished stainless steel, 7 feet tall [Retail Promenade]

Chul Hyun Ahn – Untitled, 2016, light, color and illusion [Retail Promenade]

Charles Hinman – Untitled, 2016, three-dimensional colored canvases [Retail Promenade]

Sam Gilliam – Rondo IX, Rondo XI, Rondo XIII, 1983, mixed media paintings, five feet square [Retail Promenade]

Martha Jackson Jarvis – Untitled, mosaic [Casino]

John Dreyfuss – Series on Early Toolmaking: Early I, Early II, Untitled I, Untitled II, Portrait of the Prince, Cornwall, patinated bronze, five to eight feet in height [Potomac Plaza]

Terry O’Neill – Untitled, photography, four 7-foot-square photographs [Pool Corridor]