Press Releases: 2014

August 18, 2014
Corcoran Gallery of Art, the George Washington University and National Gallery of Art Receive Approval to Implement Agreements

August 4, 2014
World's Largest Outdoor Art Show, Art Everywhere US, Goes Live in Times Square and Throughout All 50 States and the District of Columbia

July 25, 2014
Once-in-a-Lifetime Piero di Cosimo Retrospective Premieres at National Gallery of Art, Washington, February 1–May 3, 2015

July 18, 2014
Array of Public Programs Celebrating Degas's Little Dancer at the National Gallery of Art

July 18, 2014
Degas's Famous Sculpture Little Dancer Aged Fourteen Celebrated in Focus Exhibition at National Gallery of Art on Occasion of Kennedy Center's World-Premiere Musical Little Dancer in Fall 2014

July 17, 2014
Rarely Seen Landscape Watercolors on View for Only Two Months in The Color of Nature, July 13–September 14, 2014

July 11, 2014
National Gallery of Art Names Lynne Cooke Senior Curator, Special Projects in Modern Art; New Exhibition to be Organized by Cooke

July 3, 2014
New Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art Introduces Italian Art from the Neoclassicism to Futurism; On View September 1, 2014 through February 1, 2015

July 3, 2014
Final Exhibition from the Kainen Collection Showcases the Vitality and Innovation of American Art; On View from September 1 to February 1, 2015

July 2, 2014
National Gallery of Art Takes Film Program on the Road this Summer; Partners with 5 Washington-area Institutions

June 27,
Summer Lecture Series Highlights Dutch Art in Honor of Recently-Released NGA Online Edition

June 23, 2014
Chef Michel Richard Introduces New Seasonal Dishes at the Garden Café Français

June 19, 2014
Italy to Lend Prized Titian Painting to National Gallery of Art to Celebrate Commencement of EU Presidency

June 17, 2014
National Gallery of Art Awards 18 Summer Internships to a Group of International Students from 12 States and 2 Foreign Countries

June 13, 2014
The National Gallery of Art Acquires Pistoletto's Playful Donna che indica, Kentridge's Affecting Portage and Nares' Video Street; Also Entering the Gallery's Collection are a New Dutch Masterpiece, Rare Medieval Sculptures, and a Sweeping Landscape

June 13, 2014
National Gallery of Art Trustees Elect Frederick W. Beinecke as President, Succeeding Victoria P. Sant, Who Remains as Trustee through June 2015

June 10, 2014
Shops Highlight Wyeth and Degas/Cassatt Exhibitions

May 30, 2014
Modern Sculpture Highlighted in East Building Installation; New Guided Tour Added

May 23, 2014
Father and Daughter Famously Immortalized by Vincent van Gogh to be Reunited This Summer; On View June 8 through September 18, 2014, Just in Time for Father’s Day

May 23, 2014
Masterpieces from Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Bring Depth to National Gallery of Art’s French and American Collections

May 22, 2014
Free Family-Friendly Films at the National Gallery of Art This Summer Highlight Degas/Cassatt

May 15, 2014
The Corcoran, the National Gallery of Art and the George Washington University Sign the Final Agreements for Their Historic Collaboration

April 30, 2014
Summer Lectures Celebrate Andrew Wyeth and Degas/Cassatt Exhibitions, Experimental Cinema, and More

April 25, 2014
Fourteenth Season of Jazz in the Garden Concert Series Begins on May 23 at the National Gallery of Art

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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