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Press Releases: 1999

January 5, 1999
150 New Objects on View in Edo Exhibition, January 15-February 15; Edo Experts Present Lecture and Symposium, January 8 and 9(PDF 2.2MB)

January 5, 1999
Public Invited to Ring in New Year on Giant, Rare, Edo Bell at National Gallery of Art, January 9 and 10; Taiko Drummers Perform January 9 and 10(PDF 2.3MB)

January 8, 1999
Renowned Horowitz Collection of American Impressionism and Realism on View at National Gallery, January 24-May 9, 1999(PDF 17MB)

January 14, 1999
Exquisite Dutch and Flemish Flower Still Lifes on View at National Gallery of Art, January 31-May 31, 1999(PDF 11MB)

February 1, 1999
Updated Release: John Singer Sargent on View at the National Gallery of Art, February 21-May 31, 1999(PDF 23MB)

February 2, 1999
Paul Mellon, Renowned Philanthropist and Patron of the Arts, Leaves Behind a Great Legacy(PDF 6MB)

February 5, 1999
National Gallery of Art Launches Monthly Children's Film Program(PDF 2.5MB)

February 5, 1999
National Gallery Hits Ten-Year High in Attendance for 1998 and Acquires More than 1,000 Works of Art, Including the Renowned Whitney Collection(PDF 3.3MB)

March 5, 1999
Advance Exhibition Schedule(PDF 13.5MB)

March 19, 1999
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden to Open May 23; New Acquisitions in Dynamic Space Will Offer Year-Round Enjoyment on the National Mall(PDF 4.4MB)

March 22, 1999
Photographs from the Collection at the National Gallery of Art, April 25-July 5, 1999(PDF 10.6MB)

March 24, 1999
The National Gallery of Art's Micro Gallery is Now Available on CD-ROM(PDF 1.4MB)

March 24, 1999
Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch on View at the National Gallery of Art, May 23-August 22, 1999(PDF 27MB)

April 2, 1999
Addendum to Advance Exhibition Schedule Dated March 5, 1999(PDF 1.5MB)

April 9, 1999
Revised Addendum to Advance Exhibition Schedule(PDF 1MB)

April 29, 1999
National Gallery of Art's Fifty-Sixth American Music Festival Begins May 2(PDF 2MB)

May 3, 1999
Free Jazz Concert on the Mall, May 22, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and Dukes of Dixieland to Celebrate New National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden(PDF 1.5MB)

May 6, 1999
Caravaggio's The Taking of Christ: Saints and Sinners in Baroque Painting on View at the National Gallery of Art, May 30-July 18, 1999(PDF 4.1MB)

May 13, 1999
Collectors Committee Selects Rare Painting by Edward Steichen, Major Photograph by David Smith, and Works on Paper for Gallery's 20th-Century Collection(PDF 3MB)

May 17, 1999
Updated Release: National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden to Open May 23; New Acquisitions in Dynamic Space Will Offer Year-Round Enjoyment on the National Mall(PDF 13.6MB)

March 24, 1999
Comprehensive Survey of Mary Cassatt's Work on View at National Gallery of Art, June 6-September 6, 1999(PDF 13.7MB)

June 8, 1999
National Gallery of Art Presents Stieglitz; the Largest Collection of Stieglitz Photographs in Two Books, on the Internet, and in an Exhibition(PDF 4.3MB)

June 8, 1999
National Gallery of Art Releases New Edition of Its Award Winning 1983 Book Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings(PDF 6.9MB)

June 9, 1999
National Gallery Board Elects David Maxwell as New Trustee(PDF 2MB)

June 25, 1999
Gifts from Paul Mellon Bring Depth to National Gallery's French, American, and British Collections(PDF 2.8MB)

June 28, 1999
National Gallery 1999 Summer Film Season Begins July 3 with Special Premiere of The Ten Commandments and Feature Films from Around the World(PDF 3MB)

July 28, 1999
Advance Exhibition Schedule(PDF 7MB)

August 2, 1999
Powerful and Evocative Master Drawings by Annibale Carracci on View at National Gallery, September 26, 1999-January 9, 2000(PDF 7.7MB)

August 16, 1999
The Golden Age of Chinese Archaeology: Celebrated Discoveries from the People's Republic of China Opens at the National Gallery of Art, September 19, 1999(PDF 5.8MB)

August 18, 1999
Unprecedented Exhibition of Renaissance Drawings and Watercolors Includes Masterworks by Schongauer, Dürer, Grünewald, Cranach, and Holbein; At the National Gallery of Art, October 24, 1999-January 9, 2000(PDF 1.9MB)

August 23, 1999
The Bronze Bells of the Marquis Yi of Zeng Will Ring in Celebration of The Golden Age of Archaeology, at National Gallery of Art, September 19, 1999-January 2, 2000(PDF 1.7MB)

September 8, 1999
National Gallery of Art's Fifty-Eighth Concert Season Begins October 3, 1999(PDF 3.7MB)

September 20, 1999
Virtuoso Examples of Late Gothic Carving by Tilman Riemenschneider on View at the National Gallery, October 3, 1999-January 9, 2000(PDF 5.6MB)

September 24, 1999
National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 1999-2000 Appointments(PDF 3.3MB)

October 12, 1999
National Gallery of Art Presents Brassaï: The Eye of Paris, First Major U.S. Retrospective of the Celebrated Photographer(PDF 2.2MB)

October 18, 1999
National Gallery of Art Names Jeffrey Weiss Head of Department of Modern and Contemporary Art(PDF 971KB)

October 19, 1999
Updated Release: Unprecedented Exhibition of Renaissance Drawings and Watercolors Includes Masterworks by Schongauer, Dürer, Grünewald, Cranach, and Holbein; at the National Gallery of Art, October 24, 1999-January 9, 2000(PDF 8.6MB)

October 20, 1999
National Gallery of Art Awards Medals to Leaders in Corporate Philanthropy for Distinguished Service to Education(PDF 2MB)

October 22, 1999
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Skating Rink Opens November 15, 1999(PDF 967KB)

November 3, 1999
Exhibition of Masterworks Honors Paul Mellon's Legacy of Gifts to the Nation; Includes 14 Rare Degas Waxes(PDF 8.4MB)

November 5, 1999
Johannes Vermeer's Extraordinary Masterpiece The Art of Painting Travels from Vienna for Exclusive Showing at the National Gallery of Art November 4, 1999-February 6, 2000(PDF 2.7MB)

November 23, 1999
National Gallery of Art Celebrates the 1999 Holiday Season(PDF 1.6MB)

December 3, 1999
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Skating Rink Opens for the Season(PDF 1MB)

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