Press Releases: 2014

April 22, 2014
National Gallery of Art Launches New Spring and Summer Menu in Pavilion Café

April 14, 2014
National Gallery of Art Presents 3,000th Concert of Its Free Weekly Series, Begun in 1942

April 7, 2014
National Gallery of Art Collaborates with Four Major Museums and the Outdoor Advertising Association of America to Launch Art Everywhere US

April 3, 2014
Films Series Celebrates Experimental Cinema from Eastern Europe at the National Gallery of Art

March 27, 2014
Spring Film Season at the National Gallery of Art Celebrates Restored Polish Classics, Experiments from Eastern Europe, and Finnish, Czech, and New American Independents; Plus New Washington Venues Added

March 26, 2014
The National Gallery of Art Acquires Its First Work by Carrie Mae Weems, Screenprints from Romare Bearden’s Epic Odysseus Suite Series, and Other Rarities

March 21, 2014
The National Gallery of Art to Launch NGA Online Editions, an Interactive Way to Explore Its Collection

March 21, 2014
Array of Public Programs Celebrating Degas/Cassatt at the National Gallery of Art

March 20, 2014
Sharon Percy Rockefeller Becomes Chairman of National Gallery of Art Board of Trustees

March 14, 2014
Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker’s Pledge to Transform the National Gallery of Art’s Photography Collection

February 19, 2014
The Corcoran, the National Gallery of Art and the George Washington University to Enter Historic Collaboration

February 14, 2014
Advance Exhibition Schedule

February 7, 2014
Free Family-Friendly Films at the National Gallery of Art This Winter

February 4, 2014
National Gallery Celebrates African American History Month in February with an Array of Programs

January 31, 2014
Still Life by Dutch Master Pieter Claesz, Works by Cézanne, Monet, and Gauguin, Painting by American Icon Jim Dine, and History’s First-Ever Book on the Lives of Famous Women are Among Major New Acquisitions at the National Gallery of Art

January 29, 2014
Music for Degas/Cassatt to Highlight Concerts in Spring 2014 at National Gallery of Art

January 23, 2014
Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection Charts the Evolution of German Art, from the Late 18th Century to Contemporary Works of the 1970s
February 23, 2014–June 29, 2014

January 23, 2014
Anthony Grafton of Princeton University to Present the A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

January 15, 2014
Andrew Wyeth’s Window Paintings Showcased for the First Time; Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington; Sole Venue Worldwide, May 4–November 30, 2014

January 8, 2014
Spring Lecture Program at the National Gallery of Art Celebrates Exhibitions, New Books by Noted Authors, 63rd A.W. Mellon Lectures, Annual Elson Lecture with Allan McCollum, and More

January 3, 2014
National Gallery of Art Introduces Facture, a New Journal Presenting the Latest in Conservation Research, with Lecture and Book Signing

January 2, 2014
2014 Film Season at National Gallery of Art Opens with New Experimental and Documentary Films, Recent Restorations, Tributes to Legendary Directors, and More

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