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Press Releases: 1963

January 6, 1963
Mona Lisa exhibition in Washington extended. National Gallery announces special hours (PDF 1.6MB)
January 16, 1963
[Hours for Mona Lisa exhibition] (PDF 2.7MB)

January 25, 1963
[Exhibition of Jacques Callot prints celebrating the recent gift from Rudolf L. Baumfeld] (PDF 1.8MB)

January 28, 1963
[Paul Mellon elected president of the Board of Trustees and John Hay Whitney elected vice-president] (PDF 1MB)

January 31, 1963
[Antonio Pollaiuolo's Hercules and the Hydra and Hercules and Antaeus will be given special installation in glass case at National Gallery of Art] (PDF 2.8MB)
March 3, 1963
[Exhibition of renderings from the Index of American Design to be held] (PDF 915KB)
April 7, 1963
[Orazio Gentileschi's The Lute Player is the first purchase from fund established by Ailsa Mellon Bruce] (PDF 1.6MB)
April 8, 1963
Twentieth American Music Festival at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.6MB)
May 28, 1963
Fall exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art 1963 (PDF 891KB)
June 20, 1963
[Outstanding community service awards to Junior League of Washington, Montgomery, Arlington, and Prince George Counties by the American Association of University Women for guiding children through the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 1MB)
June 23, 1963
[Pair of Joos van Cleve portraits purchased by the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 1MB)
July 2, 1963
[Smithsonian Institution announces fall openings: Turner Watercolors, Venetian Drawings, and Indian Miniatures] [Smithsonian Institution news release] (PDF 8.6MB)
July 11, 1963
[Opening of exhibition of Modern Prints and Illustrated Books from the Rosenwald Collection] (PDF 2.6MB)
July 18, 1963
[Smithsonian Institution announces opening of Turner Watercolors] [Smithsonian Institution news release] (PDF 9.3MB)
August 13, 1963
[Roma C. Harlan received cash award for sustained superior performance] (PDF 752KB)
September 1, 1963
[Goya's The Bookseller left to NGA by Mrs. P.H.B. Frelinghuysen] (PDF 1.7MB)
September 9, 1963
[Exhibition of watercolors by J.M.W. Turner to open] (PDF 2.4MB)
September 20, 1963
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.4MB)
October 22, 1963
[Exhibition of Venetian drawings from the Correr Museum in Venice to open] (PDF 1.8MB)
November 17, 1963
[Acquisition of Nicholas Poussin's The Assumption of the Virgin through A.M. Bruce Fund] (PDF 1.8MB)
December 15, 1963
Gala Preview for exhibition Paintings from The Museum of Modern Art, New York cancelled out of respect of the late President Kennedy. Exhibition will be on view to public as scheduled. (PDF 6.9MB)

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