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Press Releases: 1989

January 13, 1989
Media Advisory: Black Tie Reception in Honor of the Exhibition Twentieth-Century Art: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building (PDF 3.8MB)

January 24, 1989
National Gallery of Art features works from permanent collection concurrent with Cézanne: The Early Years 1859-1872 (PDF 12.5MB)

January 30, 1989 
Gallery talks with twentieth-century themes highlight educational offerings at National Gallery of Art in February 1989 (PDF 2.9MB)

February 1, 1989
Drawings from National Gallery of Canada coming to Washington (PDF 2.5MB)

February 1, 1989
Art from Britain's Fitzwilliam Museum at National Gallery of Art in 1989 (PDF 2.5MB)

February 9, 1989
Tea house moves from National Gallery of Art to Newport News campus (PDF 2.4MB)

February 15, 1989
Survey of nineteenth-century American Art from a private collection (PDF 2.5MB)

February 21, 1989
Recent Acquisition: Benjamin West, The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise (PDF 1.5MB)

February 24, 1989
First major exhibition devoted to color prints of Mary Cassatt to premiere at National Gallery of Art (PDF 19.4MB)

March 3, 1989
Sunday Lectures highlight special exhibitions from Canada and Fitzwilliam in March 1989 (PDF 1.9MB)

March 8, 1989
National Gallery of Art to present rare Dutch, Flemish and German still lifes from the Heinz family collection (PDF 11.4MB)

March 10, 1989
Major photography exhibition at National Gallery this summer (PDF 3.3MB)

March 21, 1989
Tribute to Duke Ellington highlights 46th American Music Festival (PDF 2.5MB)

April 6, 1989
Robert Rauschenberg work inspired by Cuba on display at the NGA (PDF 1.7MB)

April 6, 1989
National Gallery to offer summer art institutes for teachers (PDF 2.6MB)

April 17, 1989
Amherst Ballet Theatre Company returns to the National Gallery of Art for Special Family Program (PDF 1.4MB)

April 17, 1989
Oleg Grabar to deliver 1989 Andrew W. Mellon Lectures (PDF 2.8MB)

May 25, 1989
National Gallery presents pianists in June (PDF 914KB)

May 26, 1989
Summer film series at the National Gallery (PDF 3.1MB)

May 31, 1989
WETA-26 celebrates 11th anniversary of National Gallery of Art's East Building with encore presentation of A Place To Be Friday, June 16 at 9 p.m. [WETA26 news release] (PDF 2.8MB)

June 1, 1989
Advance exhibition schedule (PDF 2.1MB)

June 4, 1989
The National Gallery of Art presents a full summer season of special exhibitions (PDF 1.9MB)

June 7, 1989
National Gallery of Art in Washington lends Catlin paintings of South America for 1989 Latin America tour (PDF 2.6MB)

June 8, 1989
Evans photographs given to the National Gallery (PDF 1.6MB)

June 16, 1989
National Gallery of Art to sponsor seminar on personnel and administrative management for museums (PDF 1.5MB)

June 20, 1989
Three major twentieth-century works by Picasso, Matisse and Brancusi given to the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.8MB)

June 20, 1989
National Gallery of Art announces partial gift by Pamela Harriman of Van Gogh's Roses (PDF 1.7MB)

June 28, 1989
National Gallery appoints new head of education [Linda Anne Bank Downs] (PDF 1.6MB)

July 12, 1989
National Gallery appoints assistant curator to department of American art [Nancy Anderson] (PDF 1.7MB)

July 12, 1989
National Gallery Vocal Arts Ensemble begins 2nd concert tour of Europe (PDF 888KB)

July 12, 1989
National Gallery of Art to present first major exhibition of Frans Hals paintings outside the Netherlands (PDF 2.4MB)

July 22, 1989
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces 1989-1990 appointments (PDF 4.1MB)

July 27, 1989
National Gallery of Art's educational activities for August [Italian Etchers of the Renaissance and Baroque: Parmigianino to Giordano] (PDF 5.4MB)

August 1, 1989
National Gallery of Art's educational activities for August (PDF 1.7MB)

August 2, 1989
National Gallery to present Connecticut landscapes by American Impressionist John Twachtman (PDF 1.7MB)

August 10, 1989
Frederic Edwin Church landscapes at the National Gallery (PDF 7.3MB)

August 23, 1989
Important new acquisition [Francis Picabia, Machine tournez vite (Machine Turn Quickly) 1916/1918] included in Dada installation at the National Gallery (PDF 3.2MB)

August 25, 1989
The National Gallery of Art presents September educational activities (PDF 1.7MB)

August 28, 1989
Comprehensive exhibition of works by John Marin to be presented by National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.2MB)

August 28, 1989
National Gallery to present 1980s: Prints from the Collection of Joshua P. Smith (PDF 4.6MB)

September 12, 1989
48th season of Sunday concerts begins October 1 at National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.5MB)

September 18, 1989
Expressionist and other modern German painting [from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection] at National Gallery (PDF 2.6MB)

September 27, 1989
The National Gallery of Art offers a fall season full of special educational activities (PDF 3.6MB)

September 28, 1989
National Gallery of Art appoints curator of southern Baroque painting [Diane de Grazia] (PDF 1.7MB)

October 12, 1989
Quincentenary of Columbus' first voyage to America to be celebrated at National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.8MB)

October 12, 1989
President Francesco Cossiga address at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.3MB)

October 12, 1989
Quinquecentenario del Primo Viaggio in America de Colombo Che se Celebrera alla Galleria Nazionale d'Arte (PDF 2.4MB)

October 12, 1989
Titian exhibition at National Gallery (PDF 1.8MB)

October 12, 1989
Mastra di Tiziano Alla Galleria Nazionale (PDF 2.3MB)

October 12, 1989
[J. Carter Brown announced that Galileo Industrie Ottiche of Venice will sponsor Titian exhibition] (PDF 755KB)

October 16, 1989
National Gallery of Art to present Paul Strand photographs on centennial of the artist's birth (PDF 1.7MB)

November 14, 1989
Matisse's Art inspired by Morocco to begin U.S.A.-U.S.S.R. tour at National Gallery Show. Includes newly discovered works (PDF 2.6MB)

November 20, 1989
National Gallery acquires twentieth-century sculpture [Lever No. 3 by Martin Puryear, Untitled 89 by Joel Shapiro and Mirrored Cell 1969-88 by Lucas Samaras] (PDF 4.3MB)

December 12, 1989
The National Gallery of Art holiday offerings (PDF 1MB)

December 15, 1989
Frederick Edwin Church exhibition extended (PDF 935KB)

December 15, 1989
National Gallery of Art winter concerts feature New Year gala and Bales birthday celebration (PDF 3.3MB)

December 29, 1989
Film illustrates new understanding of old master [Bellini/Titian’s The Feast of the Gods] (PDF 1.7MB)

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