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Press Releases: 2009

December 31, 2009
Robert H. Smith, President Emeritus, National Gallery of Art, dies at 81

December 15, 2009
Gleaming Steel Graft Installed in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden by Artist Roxy Paine

December 16, 2008
Chester Dale Collection Celebrated with Array of Public Programs and Special Offerings in Garden Café and Shops

December 8, 2009
Opening of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink
Ice Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens for Eleventh Season on December 12, Weather Permitting

November 30, 2009
Synecdoche, Watershed Work by Byron Kim, Installed at the National Gallery of Art

November 20, 2009
Opening of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink Postponed Until Further Notice

November 19, 2009
National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2009–2010 Appointments

Novermber 5, 2009
National Gallery of Art Presents 64th American Music Festival in Honor of The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works

October 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Celebrates the 2009 Holiday Season

October 28, 2009
Ice-Skating Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens for Eleventh Season on November 14, Weather Permitting; Free Hot Chocolate for Skaters on Opening Weekend; Childrens' Placemats Available

September 17, 2009
National Gallery of Art Honors Hispanic Heritage Month with Exhibitions, Programs, Tours, and Online Offerings

September 17, 2009
American Café Highlights Cuisine of the East Coast in Honor of The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works

September 3, 2009
National Gallery of Art 2009 National Gallery of Art Lecture Program Closes 2009 With Brice Marden, Toni Morrison, and More

September 2, 2009
National Gallery of Art 2009 Film Program Enters Fall Season With Dynamic Line-Up Including D.C. Film Premieres and Guest Speakers

August 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Presents Film Program for Children and Teens Featuring Acclaimed Films From Around the World

August 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Concerts in 2009–2010 Present Music Relating to the Visual Arts

August 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Awards 20 Summer Internships to Outstanding Students from 12 States, One U.S. Territory, and Two Foreign Countries

August 25, 2009
Family-Friendly Activities Engage Visitors of All Ages with The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits From Imperial Spain

July 31, 2009
Mary Morton Named Curator of French Painting at National Gallery of Art, Washington

July 20, 2009 (Update)
Garden Café España at National Gallery of Art Features Menu by Chef José Andrés in Honor of Spanish Exhibitions

June 29, 2009
Summer Films at the National Gallery of Art

June 25, 2009
National Gallery of Art Summer Lectures Explore Exhibitions, and Intertwined Works of Art

June 2, 2009
Roxy Paine Makes New "Dendroid" for National Gallery of Art; Slated for Fall 2009 Installation in Sculpture Garden

May 15, 2009
Two Manet Master Paintings Reunited at the National Gallery of Art Thanks to Reciprocal Loan Program with Norton Simon Museum

April 22, 2009
National Gallery of Art Acquires Presidency I–V Photographs by Thomas Demand

April 3, 2009
National Gallery of Art Acquires Seminal Painting by Norman Lewis; Works by Hugonnier, Rugg, and Bochner Also Acquired

March 30, 2009
National Gallery of Art's 2009 Jazz in the Garden Concerts Coincide with Reinstallation of Renowned American Collection

March 30, 2009
National Gallery of Art Presents Film Program for Children and Teens Featuring Acclaimed Films From Around the World

February 9, 2009
American Galleries in National Gallery of Art's West Building Begin Reopening After Two Years of Facilities Renovations

February 6, 2009
National Gallery of Art Acquires Hendrick Ter Brugghen's Remarkable Bagpipe Player in Profile

January 30, 2009
Philip Guston Focus Exhibition Inaugurates Series of Modern and Contemporary Shows "In The Tower"

January 16, 2009
Abraham Lincoln's 200th Birthday is Celebrated by National Gallery of Art

January 16, 2009
National Gallery of Art's Film Offerings in Early 2009 Celebrate Robert Frank and Welcome Leading Filmmakers and Experts

January 9, 2009
National Gallery of Art Welcomes Visitors of All Ages with Family-Friendly Films and Activities

January 9, 2009
National Gallery of Art Begins 2009 Lecture Program with Robert Frank, Jonathan Lopez, Paul Sanderson, and More

January 2, 2009
Reba and Dave Williams' Collection of American Prints is Acquired by National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

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