Press Releases: 2008

December 8, 2008
National Gallery of Art Seeks School Docents for Student Tours

November 17, 2008
National Gallery of Art Celebrates the 2008 Holiday Season

October 30, 2008
Dutch Cityscapes Exhibition Premieres to U.S. Audiences at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, February 1 through May 3, 2009; Jan Van Goyen's Monumental View of The Hague Only in Washington Venue

October 30, 2008
Ice-Skating Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens November 15

October 17, 2008
Mary L. Levkoff Appointed New Curator of Sculpture

September 5, 2008
Sculptor Leo Villareal to Install New Site-Specific Work at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Installation Begins in Early September

August 15, 2008
Leo Villareal, Rafael Moneo, Rachel Whiteread, Peter Schjeldahl, and Calvin Tomkins Are Among the Headliners in National Gallery of Art's Fall 2008 Lecture Series

August 15, 2008
National Gallery of Art Concerts in 2008-2009 Include Four World Premieres and a Revival of A Work Commissioned by the Gallery

August 15, 2008
National Gallery of Art's Fall 2008 Film Series Brings Classical and Contemporary Cultures to the Screen

August 11, 2008
George de Forest Brush: The Indian Paintings

August 11, 2008
Oceans, Rivers, and Skies: Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, and Alfred Stieglitz

August 7, 2008
Students and Scholars From Fifteen States and Four Countries Awarded Summer Internships at the National Gallery of Art

July 17, 2008
National Gallery of Art Summer 2008 Film Series Goes from Kabul to Kubrick

June 3, 2008
Native Washingtonian Martin Puryear's Career to be Showcased at National Gallery of Art, Washington, June 22–September 28, 2008

May 14, 2008
Jan Lievens' Enigmatic Career And Relationship with Rembrandt Van Rijn Are Reconsidered in an Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, October 26, 2008–January 11, 2009; Traveling to Milwaukee and Amsterdam

May 2, 2008
Franklin Kelly to Become Deputy Director and Chief Curator of National Gallery of Art in October 2008; Allan Shestack to Retire After 43-Year Career in Museums

April 22, 2008
Afghan Children's Songbook is Celebrated with Performance on Opening Day of the U.S. Premiere of "Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul"at National Gallery of Art, May 25, 2008

April 17, 2008
From Dürer to Ruscha: Exceptional Works on Paper Dating from the 15th Century On View at the National Gallery Of Art,
May 4–November 2, 2008

April 11, 2008
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, A National Gift Program of Contemporary Art, Is Announced by the National Gallery of Art, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services

April 4, 2008
Stellar Collection of Renaissance Sculpture Promised to National Gallery of Art by Robert H. Smith

April 3, 2008
"Jazz in the Garden" Concerts Return for Eighth Summer in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Every Friday, 5:00 – 8:30 p.m., May 23–October 3, 2008; Rain or Shine

March 20, 2008
The National Gallery of Art Celebrates Italy's Rich Cultural Links to Washington, DC During Italian Culture Week,
April 1–6, 2008

February 29, 2008
Johannes Vermeer Masterpiece to Travel from the National Gallery Of Art, Washington, to the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, in Late 2008

February 21, 2008
The Fantastical World of Max Ernst on Display March 2–September 6, 2008, at the National Gallery of Art

February 19, 2008
Richard Misrach: On the Beach, May 25 to September 1, 2008

February 14, 2008
National Gallery of Art to Premiere Looking In: Robert Frank's "The Americans"; a 50th-Anniversary Celebration of Frank's Book Goes on View in Washington, San Francisco, and New York in 2009

February 5, 2008
National Gallery of Art 2008 Winter Film Program Includes Retrospectives Honoring Hungarian Filmaker István Szabó and Russian Director Alexander Sokurov, Washington Premieres, and Personal Appearances

Update: February 4, 2008
National Gallery of Art Seeks Drawings, Watercolors, and Paintings on Paper by Mark Rothko in Italy for Essential reference Volumes

January 18, 2008
Salomon Van Ruysdael Masterpiece and Renowned Wolfgang Ratjen Collection are Among Late 2007 Acquisitions by National Gallery of Art

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