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Press Releases: 1985

January 11, 1985
Maurice Prendergast monotypes to go on view at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.6MB)

January 22, 1985
Advance Fact Sheet: The Sculpture of India: 3000 B.C.-1300 A.D. (PDF 4.1MB)

January 30, 1985
Leonardo da Vinci Drawings of Horses from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle to premiere at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.8MB)

February 14, 1985
Ancient Art of the American Woodland Indians exhibited at National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.5MB)

February 22, 1985
Advance Fact Sheet [Ansel Adams: Classic Images] (PDF 2.2MB)

March 4, 1985
Advance Exhibition Schedule: July 1985-March 1986 (PDF 5.4MB)

March 5, 1985
Statement by Donald E. Guinn, Chairman
Pacific Telesis Group [concerning Ansel Adams exhibition] [Pacific Telesis Group news release]
(PDF 4.3MB)

March 19, 1985
Collection for a King: Old Master Paintings from the Dulwich Picture Gallery opens at National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.5MB)

March 22, 1985
Exhibition Fact Sheet [The Treasure Houses of Britain: 500 Years of Private Patronage and Art Collecting] (PDF 16.0MB)

April 3, 1985
Joseph J. Krakora appointed External Affairs Officer (PDF 1.9MB)

April 5, 1985
Prime Minister of Turkey announces exhibition at NGA [The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent] (PDF 2.5MB)

April 15, 1985
Leonardo to Van Gogh: Master Drawings from Budapest first U.S. showing at National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.0MB)

April 16, 1985
The Sculpture of India: 3000 B.C.-1300 A.D. marks beginning of Festival of India 1985-1986 (PDF 4.5MB)

April 17, 1985
Stubbs: An Exhibition in Honor of Paul Mellon opens at National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.4MB)

May 2, 1985
Visiting senior fellows appointed by Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (PDF 3.6MB)

May 2, 1985
Two scholars named to board of Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts [Charles Dempsey and Ilene Haering Forsyth] (PDF 1.8MB)

May 3, 1985
Paul Mellon named Gallery's first honorary trustee and receives first Andrew W. Mellon Medal on board retirement (PDF 1.7MB)

May 3, 1985
Board elects new chairman [Franklin Murphy], trustee [Robert H. Smith], Trustees' Council chairman [Alexander M. Laughlin]. President announces Mellon retirement from board (PDF 3.5MB)

May 20, 1985
The National Gallery of Art announces The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886 to premiere January 1986 in Washington (PDF 2.8MB)

May 30, 1985
The National Gallery of Art announces Rauschenberg exhibition to open in 1988 (PDF 1.7MB)

June 1, 1985
Fact Sheet: Important newly discovered archaeological finds added to the National Gallery of Art's The Sculpture of India: 3000 B.C.-1300 A.D. Objects to be on view beginning with visit to Gallery of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi Wednesday, June 12, 1985 (PDF 1.1MB)

June 18, 1985
Richard Bales to retire after forty-two years as Director of Music, National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.7MB)

June 27, 1985
Master Drawings from Titian to Picasso: The Curtis O. Baer Collection to premiere at National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.5MB)

July 1, 1985
[Revised] Exhibition Fact Sheet: The Treasure Houses of Britain: 500 Years of Private Patronage and Art Collecting (PDF 18.1MB)

July 1, 1985
The National Gallery of Art announces new Assistant to the Director for Music [George Manos] (PDF 2.7MB)

July 9, 1985
Ansel Adams: Classic Images to go on view in October 1985 at National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.5MB)

July 31, 1985
Robert Rauschenberg work on loan to National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.7MB)

August 5, 1985
Survey of twentieth-century collection installed in East Building concourse level galleries (PDF 4.4MB)

August 14, 1985
Dürer to Delacroix: Great Master Drawings From Stockholm from Swedish National Museum coming to the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.0MB)

August 19, 1985
German Expressionist Prints from the Collection of Ruth and Jacob Kainen go on view at National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.7MB)

August 30, 1985
The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886 presents works from original eight Impressionist exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art in January 1986 (PDF 3.8MB)

September 25, 1985
44th season of Sunday evening concerts at National Gallery of Art to begin October 6, 1985 (PDF 3.2MB)

October 1, 1985
Advance Exhibition Schedule: October 1985-June 1986 (PDF 5.7MB)

October 1, 1985
Revised Exhibition Fact Sheet: The Treasure Houses of Britain: 500 Years of Private Patronage and Art Collecting (PDF 17.8MB)

October 1, 1985
Treasure Houses of Britain Explores 500 Years of Privilege, Power and Cultural Patronage [WETA26 news release] (PDF 3.5MB)

October 1, 1985
Statement on Treasure Houses of Britain from the British Embassy (PDF 1.5MB)

October 8, 1985
George Kubler appointed National Gallery Kress Professor for 1985-1986 (PDF 1.8MB)

October 8, 1985
1985-1986 fellowships awarded by Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (PDF 5.3MB)

October 8, 1985
Visiting senior fellows appointed by Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (PDF 2.7MB)

October 25, 1985
Robert Rauschenberg work on loan to the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.7MB)

November 1, 1985
Media AdvisoryTreasure Houses of Britain special hours and admission (PDF 1.4MB)

November 12, 1985
Seagram Murals by Mark Rothko to go on view in National Gallery of Art's East Building (PDF 1.7MB)

November 15, 1985
Daniel Herrick named Treasurer of National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.7MB)

December 5, 1985
Henry Moore sculptures from the Collection of George and Virginia Ablah on view at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.8MB)

December 10, 1985
Background information [Purchase of Rembrandt Peale's Rubens Peale with a Geranium] (PDF 2.0MB)

December 16, 1985
Exhibition of watercolors at the National Gallery of Art celebrates the 150th anniversary of Winslow Homer's birth (PDF 3.4MB)

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