News Releases: 2013

December 20, 2013
Van Gogh's Green Wheat Fields, Auvers from Paul Mellon Enters Collection of National Gallery of Art, Goes on View in West Building on December 20, 2013

December 20, 2013
Monuments Men and the National Gallery of Art: The Inside Story

December 16, 2013
Degas/Cassatt Exhibition Reveals New Information About Relationship of Two Renowned Impressionists at National Gallery of Art, Washington, Sole Venue Worldwide, May 11–October 5, 2014

December 6, 2013
The National Gallery of Art’s Your Art App Is Now Available for Android and Select Content Has Been Translated Into 5 Languages

November 26, 2013
National Gallery of Art, Roma Capitale, and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC Present The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome

November 26, 2013
National Gallery of Art Unveils Chagall Mosaic Orphée

November 22, 2013
Celebrate the Holidays with the National Gallery of Art's New Online Shop

November 22, 2013
National Gallery of Art Announces Major Acquisition of Gerrit van Honthorst's The Concert, 1623

November 21, 2013
Exciting Array of Holiday Offerings at the National Gallery of Art Includes Decorations, Caroling, Concerts, Children’s Films, and Much More!

November 14, 2013
Ice Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens November 15 with Free Hot Chocolate on Opening Weekend; Wide Range of Skating Classes Available for All Ages and Interests

October 17, 2013
Chef Michel Richard Creates Garden Café Français at the National Gallery of Art in Honor of Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris

September 27, 2013
Public Programs in Honor of Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections at the National Gallery of Art

September 27, 2013
National Gallery of Art Announces Virginia Dwan Collection Promised Bequest and Exhibition for Reopening of East Building, From Los Angeles to New York: The Dwan

Sept 17, 2013
Array of Public Programs Celebrating "Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working At Crown Point Press" at the National Gallery of Art

September 13, 2013
72nd Season of Concerts at National Gallery of Art Includes Five World Premieres and the 65th American Music Festival

September 13, 2013
72nd Season of Concerts at National Gallery of Art Includes Five World Premieres and the 65th American Music Festival

August 28, 2013
Fall Lecture Program at the National Gallery of Art Headlines Artists, Fall Openings, Noted Lecture Series, Book Signings, and Symposiums

August 27, 2013
Robert Indiana’s AMOR Installed in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

August 16, 2013
Array of Public Programs Celebrate Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial at the National Gallery of Art

August 9, 2013
National Gallery of Art Presents Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press

July 26, 2013
National Gallery of Art Acquires Important Works of Art in Several Mediums by Weston, Gérôme, Smithson, Mann, Loving, and Others

July 17, 2013
The 54th Massachusetts Regiment is Honored in “Tell It with Pride” Exhibition to Mark the 150th Anniversary Year of the Battle of Fort Wagner, National Gallery of Art, September 15, 2013–January 20, 2014

July 10, 2013
Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection to be Presented at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

July 3, 2013
Summer Films at the National Gallery of Art Celebrate Kerry James Marshall, Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, American Folklife Festival, Hitchcock, and More

June 20, 2013
National Gallery of Art Awards 16 Summer Internships to an International Group of Students from Ten States and Three Foreign Countries

June 18, 2013
Advance Exhibition Schedule

June 13, 2013
Free Family-Friendly Films at the National Gallery of Art this Summer

June 7, 2013
Exhibition of Photographs by Frederick Sommer and Friends Examines Continuities and Connections within the Artist’s Work

May 30, 2013
National Gallery of Art Trustees Appoint Andrew M. Saul as New Trustee, Effective September 2013

May 14, 2013
Summer Lecture Program Celebrates Kerry James Marshall, New Books by Noted Authors, and More

May 1, 2013
Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections Premieres at National Gallery of Art, Washington from October 6, 2013, through March 2, 2014

April 25, 2013
Thirteenth Season of Jazz in the Garden Concert Series Begins on May 24 at the National Gallery of Art

April 22, 2013
National Gallery of Art Pays 150th Birthday Tribute to Edvard Munch through Celebrated Works on Paper from the Collection

April 12, 2013
National Gallery of Art Acquires Sculptures by Richard Artschwager, Allan McCollum, and Hans Haacke; Video Installation by Rineke Dijkstra and Seminal Work by Ed Ruscha Also Acquired

April 3, 2013
Spring Film Season at National Gallery Includes Major Restorations and Premieres, Tributes to African American Filmmakers, Universal Pictures, and the Ballets Russes, and Special Events with Filmmakers Jem Cohen, Jonas Mekas, Zoe Beloff, and More

March 27, 2013
Chef Michel Richard Creates Garden Café Ballets Russes at the National Gallery of Art in Honor of Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music

March 13, 2013
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Receives $30 Million in Donations to Add 12,260 Square Feet of New Exhibition Space to the East Building; East Building Galleries to Start Closing in July 2013 for Renovations

February 20, 2013
National Gallery of Art Explores Ovid's Myths through Art in Programs Coinciding with Arena Stage Production of Metamorphoses

February 8, 2013
Barry Bergdoll to Present Out of Site in Plain View: A History of Exhibiting Architecture since 1750 for the 62nd A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

February 8, 2013
Chef Cathal Armstrong Creates Garden Café Britannia at the National Gallery of Art to Celebrate Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design, 1848-1900

February 6, 2013
National Gallery of Art Celebrates African American History, Art, Music, and Culture Throughout 2013

February 1, 2013
Celebrate Valentine's Day at the National Gallery of Art throughout February

January 30, 2013
Array of Public Programs Celebrates Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design, 1848–1900 at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

January 29, 2013
Lecture Program Celebrates Exhibitions, Kaufman Collection, New Books by Noted Authors, 62nd A.W. Mellon Lectures, Annual Elson Lecture with Glenn Ligon, and More

January 22, 2013
Spring 2013 Concerts at National Gallery of Art Highlight Composer-in-Residence Jeffrey Mumford, Music for Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, Festival of Music from the European Union, and More

January 18, 2013
Albrecht Dürer Watercolors and Drawings from the Albertina on Loan for Unprecedented Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art

January 18, 2013
Following Final Gift from the Estate of Ruth Cole Kainen, National Gallery of Art to Showcase Works from the Kainen Collection

January 17, 2013
First Major Exhibition on Pre-Raphaelite Art and Design in United States on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington, February 17–May 19, 2013

January 17, 2013
Pre-Raphaelite Books and Illustrations in Library Exhibition at National Gallery of Art, Washington, February 17–May 19, 2013

January 16, 2013
First Major Exhibition Devoted to History of Manipulated Photography through the 1980s Opens at National Gallery of Art February 17

January 14, 2013
Warm Up with Free Family-Friendly Films This Winter at the National Gallery of Art

January 14, 2013
French Romantic, Realist, and Impressionist Drawings on View at National Gallery Of Art, Washington

January 11, 2013
Diaghilev's Groundbreaking Ballets Russes to be Showcased at National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 12–September 2, 2013—Sole Us Venue

January 11, 2013
Opening 2013 Film Season at National Gallery of Art Highlights Recent Restorations, Classic Cinema, and Experimental Works by Jean Grémillon, Isaki Lacuesta, Su Friedrich, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, and More

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