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Press Releases: 1970

January 25, 1970
Major African sculpture exhibition opening at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 6.3MB)

January 31, 1970
New traveling exhibit program launched by National Gallery (PDF 2.4MB)

February 1, 1970
National Gallery announces recent acquisitions of American paintings (PDF 3MB)

February 1, 1970
National Gallery announces staff appointment of new deputy administrator [Joseph G. English] (PDF 877KB)

February 5, 1970
National Gallery of Art seeks public support to repeat Civilisation series (PDF 1.7MB)

February 12, 1970
National Gallery of Art introduces nationwide multi-media education program on Art and Man (PDF 1.7MB)

February 19, 1970
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner delivers 19th annual A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts (PDF 2.3MB)

March 1, 1970
Civilisation begins second run at the National Gallery March 22 (PDF 2.2MB)

March 21, 1970
National Gallery of Art introduces first major exhibition of American trompe l'oeil still-life painting [The Reality of Appearance] (PDF 2.4MB)

April 1, 1970
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 2.4MB)

April 9, 1970
National Gallery exhibits Blake watercolors and prints from Rosenwald Collection (PDF 1.5MB)

May 8, 1970
Paintings from Smith College Museum exhibited at the National Gallery (PDF 2.3MB)

May 25, 1970
Kennedy C. Watkins elected secretary of the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.4MB)

June 16, 1970
19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture from Nathan Cummings Collection exhibited at the National Gallery (PDF 8.8MB)

June 18, 1970
Civilisation moves to evening hours at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.2MB)

July 10, 1970
Turn-of-the-century French color prints displayed at National Gallery (PDF 4MB)

July 20, 1970
Catalogue of American paintings in the National Gallery published by Gallery (PDF 1.7MB)

August 1, 1970
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 2MB)

August 1, 1970
Editor's Note [Two more showings of Civilisation added to summer evening schedule] (PDF 5.9MB)

August 3, 1970
National Gallery exhibits prints of protest and social comment (PDF 7.9MB)

September 4, 1970
National Gallery announces staff appointments for construction and visual information [Robert C. Engle, Construction Manager and Chris Karras, Visual Information Specialist] (PDF 1.5MB)

September 4, 1970
National Gallery announces curatorial appointments for publishing and special exhibitions work [Theodore S. Amussen, Editor; Moussa Domit, Curator with responsibility to assist in developing and carrying out the Gallery special exhibition program; Gaillard F. Ravenel, III, Research Assistant; and Frances Smyth, Assistant Editor] (PDF 2.3MB)

September 5, 1970
National Gallery holds Mary Cassatt retrospective (PDF 2.9MB)

September 8, 1970
National Gallery announces fellowship grants (PDF 2.4MB)

September 8, 1970
Stechow named '70-'71 Kress Professor at National Gallery (PDF 1.7MB)

September 10, 1970
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3MB)

September 16, 1970
National Gallery of Art launches multi-media Art and Man program (PDF 2.6MB)

September 25, 1970
National Gallery exhibits recently acquired graphics, including rare Van Dyck drawing (PDF 1.7MB)

September 29, 1970
National Gallery acquires important early C├ęzanne painting [The Artist's Father](PDF 4.9MB)

October 6, 1970
Charles P. Parkhurst appointed Assistant Director of National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.7MB)

October 6, 1970
National photo archive for art historians, architects and environmentalists announced by National Gallery (PDF 1.6MB)

October 6, 1970
Raphael drawing scholar appointed research curator at the National Gallery [Konrad Oberhuber] (PDF 4.4MB)

October 28, 1970
British painting and sculpture of the sixties goes on view at the National Gallery (PDF 2.9MB)

November 18, 1970
Kenneth Clark receives National Gallery Medal for Civilisation film series (PDF 3.1MB)

November 18, 1970
National Gallery begins Civilisation distribution to small colleges and universities (PDF 5.3MB)

November 25, 1970
National Gallery salutes centennials of Metropolitan and Boston Museums (PDF 3.2MB)

December 1, 1970
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 2.4MB)

December 8, 1970
Kollwitz graphics from Rosenwald Collection exhibited by the National Gallery (PDF 4.5MB)

December 28, 1970
Ingres in Rome drawings exhibition begins tour at the National Gallery (PDF 2.9MB)

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