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Press Releases: 2015

December 10, 2015
National Gallery of Art Celebrates Hellenistic Bronzes Exhibition with Array of Related Public Offerings from Contemporary Greek Films to a Greek-themed Café

December 3, 2015
Gifts for Art Lovers from the Nation's Collection: Holiday Shopping this Year at the National Gallery of Art Shops and Online Store

November 23, 2015
Rare Bronze Sculptures from Hellenistic Period on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington, December 13, 2015–March 20, 2016

November 6, 2015
Exquisite Works on Paper and Photographs are Among Highlights of Recent Acquisitions of the National Gallery of Art

October 27, 2015
Stephen G. Stein Employee Benefit Trust Promises Exceptional Gift of Key Photographs to National Gallery of Art, Washington

October 27, 2015
Ice Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens November 14; Free Hot Chocolate on Opening Weekend; Wide Range of Skating Classes for All Ages and Levels

October 23, 2015
Celebrating Photography at the National Gallery of Art: Recent Gifts

October 20, 2015
Film Events at the National Gallery of Art This Fall Include Washington Premieres, New Restorations, Retrospectives for Maya Deren, Agnès Varda, Wojciech Jerzy Has, and Frederick Wiseman, Appearances by Filmmakers and Artists, and Ciné-Concerts

October 16, 2015
National Gallery of Art Announces Second Round of Acquisitions from the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC; Fifty-Eight Works from the Corcoran Collection are on View

October 9, 2015
National Gallery of Art Announces Major Acquisition of Jacob Ochtervelt Painting

September 22, 2015
National Gallery of Art’s World-Renowned Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) to Host Wyeth Lecture on Post‒Civil War Funerary Monuments on October 21, 2015, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

September 4, 2015
Fall Lecture Program Highlights Artists Carrie Mae Weems and Deborah Luster, Exhibitions, the Vermeer Phenomenon, and More

September 2, 2015
Vermeer's Exquisite Woman in Blue Reading a Letter Returns to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, September 19 through December 1, 2015

August 31, 2015
Bourgeois's Surrealist and Existentialist Ties are Explored in Louise Bourgeois: No Exit at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, November 15, 2015 Through May 15, 2016

August 26, 2015
National Gallery of Art's World-Renowned Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 2015–2016 Academic Year Appointments

August 12, 2015
17 Exemplary Series Created at Gemini G.E.L. by Major Artists on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington, October 4, 2015–February 7, 2016

August 10, 2015
Seventy-Fourth Concert Season at the National Gallery of Art Includes Concerts in Honor of Four Exhibitions, Holiday Caroling, World-Class Local Musicians, and Beethoven Trio Festival

August 5, 2015
Rare Portrait by Mary Cassatt, Lewis Carroll Photograph, Jan Molenaer's Self-Portrait, and Gifts from Harry W. Havemeyer Join the Collection of the National Gallery of Art

July 29, 2015
Update: Advance Exhibition Schedule

July 29, 2015
Summer Films at National Gallery of Art Include Albert Maysles Retrospective, Rare 35mm Prints from Italian Film Archives, Tribute to Titanus Studio, and Special Appearance by Indie Filmmakers

July 22, 2015
Facture, National Gallery of Art's Conservation Journal, Features New Research on Works by Giotto, Marin, Rodin, Rothko, Warhol, and More

July 15, 2015
New Orleans Jazz and Blues, Bluegrass, New Americana Folk, and Latin American Musical Styles Are on the Menu during September Concerts at the National Gallery of Art Pavilion Café's Sunday Brunch

June 24, 2015
David M. Rubenstein Becomes National Gallery of Art Trustee and Victoria Sant Becomes Trustee Emerita, Effective July 1, 2015

June 18
National Gallery of Art Awards 19 Summer Internships to International Students from 13 States and Washington, DC, and 2 Foreign Countries

June 12, 2015
Summer Lecture Series Highlights French Art in Honor of Caillebotte Exhibition

May 29, 2015
George Caleb Bingham's Great American Masterpiece, The Jolly Flatboatmen, is Acquired by the National Gallery of Art, Washington

May 28, 2015
Dutch Master Joachim Wtewael Subject of First Monographic Exhibition, on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington, June 28–October 4, 2015

May 27, 2015
Works By Cecily Brown, Roni Horn, Martha Rosler, and Joseph Yoakum Enter the National Gallery of Art's Collection Thanks to Its Collectors Committee and Other Donors

May 27, 2015
"Ideas Made Flesh" in 16th-Century Italian Prints Revealed at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

May 14, 2015
Met Museum and National Gallery of Art, Washington, Each Acquire Significant Work by Leading Harlem Renaissance Artist Aaron Douglas

May 1, 2015
Vidya Dehejia of Columbia University to Give the 65th Annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

April 29, 2015
Upcoming Lectures at the National Gallery of Art Celebrate 25 Years of Photography, Exhibitions, and More

April 23, 2015
15th Season of Jazz in the Garden Concert Series Kicks Off on May 22 at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

April 9, 2015
The Memory of Time on View at National Gallery of Art; Most Contemporary Photography Show to Date, Made Possible with Funds from Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad

April 9, 2015
In Light of the Past at National Gallery of Art Celebrates 25 Years of Collecting Photographs

April 6, 2015
Mysteries of Metalpoint Technique Revealed in First Comprehensive Exhibition at National Gallery of Art, Washington

April 2, 2015
C.D. Dickerson III to Become Curator and Head of Sculpture Department at National Gallery of Art, Washington, Starting July 27, 2015

April 2, 2015
Groundbreaking Research Reveals Significantly Different Composition in Jean-Honoré Fragonard's Young Girl Reading, at National Gallery of Art, Washington

March 27, 2015
Films at National Gallery of Art This Spring Include Recent American Experiments in Narrative, Polish Media Artist Wojciech Bąkowski, a Weekend with Barbara Hammer, the Architecture Films of Heinz Emigholz, plus Area Premieres and Appearances by Fourteen Filmmakers

March 26, 2015
ARLIS/NA Announces 2014 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Awar

February 20, 2015
Thomas Crow of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Delivers the 64th Annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

February 12, 2015
National Gallery of Art Reunites Rubens' Portraits of the Three Magi for the First Time in More Than a Century

February 5, 2015
National Gallery of Art Announces Historic Acquisition of More Than 6,000 Works of Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC; Plus Upcoming Installations at the Gallery and the Corcoran

January 22, 2015
Florentine Publishing in the Renaissance Complements Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence; Focus Exhibition from Library Collection on View February 1–August 2, 2015, at the National Gallery Of Art

January 20, 2015
Upcoming Lectures at the National Gallery of Art Celebrate Exhibitions, New Books, 64th A. W. Mellon Lectures, the 68th American Music Festival, and More

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