Press Releases: 2000

December 22, 2000
National Gallery of Art Videodisc of European Art Available for Loan Free of Charge

December 20, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquires Core Collection of More Than 450 Photographs by Lee Friedlander

December 18, 2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries

December 7, 2000 (UPDATED)
National Gallery of Art Presents "Ginevra's Story" A New Documentary that Uncovers the Mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci's First Known Portrait, Narrated by Meryl Streep, to Air on Public Television Stations Nationwide

November 20, 2000
National Gallery of Art to Return Painting to Heirs as a Result of Gallery Research and Web Posting

November 15, 2000
National Gallery of Art Opens Redesigned Cascade Café, Offering an Enhanced Dining Experience for Visitors

October 16, 2000
Phenomenal Surge in Printmaking Explored in Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s From the Collections of Virginia and Ira Jackson and The National Gallery of Art On View 22 October 2000 - 25 February 2001

October 2, 2000
National Gallery of Art Trustees Elect Robert F. Erburu as Chairman and Appoint Victoria P. Sant as New Trustee, as Alexander M. Laughlin Retires

September 18, 2000
National Gallery of Art Begins its Fifty-Ninth Concert Season 1 October 2000

September 2, 2000
National Gallery of Art Launches Children's Web Site

August 14, 2000
Paintings and Precious Objects from the Renaissance on View in Newly Constructed Italian Cabinet Galleries; Opening 17 September at the National Gallery of Art

August 14, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquisition of Four 1960's "Projection Pieces" by James Turrell Made Possible by the Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston; Artist to Give Fifth Installation Piece

July 29, 2000
National Gallery of Art Names Elizabeth Cropper as Dean of Center for Advance Study in the Visual Arts as Center Begins Third Decade of Programs for Scholars

June 9, 2000
National Gallery of Art Presents New Documentary About Leonardo da Vinci's Masterpiece "Ginevra de' Benci" Narrated in Italian by Isabella Rosellini to Air on RAISAT this Summer

May 16, 2000
Spectacular Models and Other Works Document Masterpieces of Baroque Architecture in Europe at the National Gallery of Art, May 21–October 9, 2000

April 25, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquires Turn-of-Century Paris Metropolitan Entrance: After Exhibition Tour to be Installed in Sculpture Garden

April 20, 2000
First Exhibition Exploring Argenteuil and its Historic Role in the Development of Impressionism, at the National Gallery of Art, May 28, 2000 - 20 August 20, 2000

March 13, 2000
National Gallery of Art Launches Online Tours of Alfred Stieglitz Photography Collection

March 13, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquisitions of Late Warhol Painting, Drawing by Reinhart, and Photographs by Lyon and Winogrand, Made Possible by Collectors Committee

March 3, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquires Sheeler's Classic Landscape, Dove's Moon, and Thompson's Tree Gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Barney A. Ebsworth

February 8, 2000
Exhibition of Masterworks by Carleton Watkins Incorporates Victorian-Era Stereoscopes and State-of-the-Art Three-Dimensional Imaging Technology on Interactive Computers

January 24, 2000
Twentieth-Century Art: The Ebsworth Collection
Reveals Dramatic Developement of Modernism at National Gallery of Art, March 5–June 11, 2000

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