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National Gallery of Art - Annual Report 2015

2015 National Gallery of Art
Annual Report

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Annual Report 2015

The founding story of the National Gallery of Art begins with an act of extraordinary personal generosity. Andrew W. Mellon, noting the lack of a national art gallery worthy of the nation’s capital, offered the people of the United States a framework for just such a museum: a superb collection and the funds to construct a building to house it. Since then, the Gallery has served a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards. This mission and dedication to excellence continued to guide the activities of fiscal year 2015.

I join with Gallery President Frederick W. Beinecke in welcoming David M. Rubenstein as a trustee. David has been involved with the Gallery for more than a decade. His generous gifts have supported a number of Gallery programs and the recent renovation of the East Building. We thank Victoria P. Sant, who becomes trustee emerita, for her fifteen years of service on the board, twelve of them also as Gallery president. We are excited to welcome C. D. Dickerson III, our new curator and head of the department of sculpture and decorative arts. C. D. returns to the Gallery where he was a graduate curatorial intern and an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow at our Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. He has a great familiarity with our collection and brings fresh insights to exhibitions, acquisitions, and presentations of the art.

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