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Press Releases: 1960

January 10, 1960
Exhibition of primitive Japanese sculpture [Haniwa-Japanese Burial Mound Figures] at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.2MB)

January 22, 1960
Eakins exhibition [Thomas Eakins: A Retrospective Exhibition] to be held at the National Gallery of Art in fall of 1961 (PDF 866KB)

February 15, 1960
[Wilmarth S. Lewis to deliver the ninth A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts] (PDF 768KB)

February 17, 1960
NGA announces two new acquisitions [Bronze statue Mercury and Benjamin West's The Battle of La Hogue] (PDF 2.2MB)

March 9, 1960
Exhibition of [Honoré Daumier] at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.5MB)

March 16, 1960
Paintings bequeathed to the National Gallery of Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art by Mrs. William R. Timken moved to Washington (PDF 800KB)

March 23, 1960
[Pittsburgh high school essay winners tour National Gallery of Art] (PDF 868KB)

April 14, 1960
Seventeenth American Music Festival at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.4MB)

May 7, 1960
[Agreement reached on dividing Timken gift to the National Gallery of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art] (PDF 1.4MB)

May 15, 1960
[Division of Timken gift to the National Gallery of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art] (PDF 4MB)

May 20, 1960
New Widener Rooms (PDF 722KB)

May 23, 1960
[Tentative schedule of forthcoming exhibitions] (PDF 799KB)

August 6, 1960
[Group of Timken paintings on exhibition] (PDF 1.5MB)

August 29, 1960
[Gallery to open new graphic arts exhibition room and study room for graphic arts] (PDF 804KB)

September 2, 1960
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.5MB)

October 8, 1960
[Italian Drawings from Five Centuries exhibition to open] (PDF 2.4MB)

November 5, 1960
[The Splendid Century exhibition to open] (PDF 2.2MB)

December 2, 1960
[The Civil War, A Centennial Exhibition of Eyewitness Drawings exhibition to open] (PDF 1.2MB)

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