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Press Releases: 2000

January 4, 2000
National Gallery Kicks Off Second Year of Children's Free Film Series (PDF 1.4MB)

January 24, 2000
First Retrospective in 30 Years of American Artist Martin Johnson Heade on View at the National Gallery of Art, February 13-May 7, 2000 (PDF 5.5MB)

January 24, 2000
Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection Reveals Dramatic Development of American Modernism at National Gallery of Art, March 5-June 11, 2000 (PDF 4.7MB)

February 8, 2000
Exhibition of Masterworks by Carleton Watkins Incorporates Victorian-Era Stereoscopes and State-of-the-Art Three Dimensional Imaging Technology on Interactive Computers National Gallery of Art, February 20-May 7, 2000 (PDF 4.8MB)

February 25, 2000
Media Advisory National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Skating Rink to Close March 5 (PDF 771KB)

February 28, 2000
National Gallery of Art Free Slide Lecture and Book Signing (PDF 999KB)

February 28, 2000
Volunteers Sought for National Gallery of Art School Docent Program (PDF 837KB)

February 29, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquires Sheeler's Classic Landscape and Dove's Moon; Gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Barney A. Ebsworth (PDF 1.6MB)

March 3, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquires Sheeler's Classic Landscape, Dove's Moon, and Thompson's Tree; Gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Barney A. Ebsworth (PDF 1.8MB)

March 13, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquisitions of Late Warhol Painting, Drawing by Reinhardt, and Photographs by Lyon and Winogrand, Made Possible by Collectors Committee (PDF 1.8MB)

March 13, 2000
National Gallery of Art Launches Online Tours of Alfred Stieglitz Photography Collection (PDF 1.7MB)

March 27, 2000
Virtuoso Works on Paper by Georgia O'Keeffe on View at the National Gallery of Art, April 9-July 9, 2000 (PDF 4.2MB)

April 11, 2000
First International Exhibition Devoted to Paintings of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Master Gerrit Dou at the National Gallery of Art, April 16-August 6, 2000 (PDF 4.9MB)

April 20, 2000
First Exhibition Exploring Argenteuil and its Historic Role in the Development of Impressionism at the National Gallery of Art, May 8, 2000-August 20, 2000 (PDF 6MB)

April 25, 2000
Most Comprehensive Art Nouveau Exhibition Ever Mounted at the National Gallery of Art, October 8, 2000-January 28, 2001 (PDF 3.7MB)

April 25, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquires Turn-of-the-Century Paris Metropolitan Entrance: After Exhibition Tour to be Installed in Sculpture Garden (PDF 1.4MB)

May 3, 2000
The Influence of Raphael and his Circle on Western Art is Revealed in Drawings From Windsor Castle at the National Gallery of Art, May 14-July 23, 2000 (PDF 4MB)

May 16, 2000
Spectacular Models and Other Works Document Masterpieces of Baroque Architecture in Europe at the National Gallery of Art, May 21-October 9, 2000 (PDF 13.2MB)

May 26, 2000
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Extends Hours Through Labor Day (PDF 820KB)

June 9, 2000
National Gallery of Art Presents New Documentary about Leonardo da Vinci's Masterpiece Ginevra de'Benci Narrated in Italian by Isabella Rossellini to Air on RAISAT this Summer (PDF 2.6MB)

June 27, 2000
Students from Twelve States and Three Foreign Countries Awarded Summer Internships at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.6MB)

July 19, 2000
National Gallery of Art names Elizabeth Cropper as Dean of Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts as Center Begins Third Decade of Programs for Scholars (PDF 3.8MB)

August 1, 2000
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 8.9MB)

August 1, 2000
Small Northern European Portraits from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore on View at the National Gallery of Art September 17, 2000-February 19, 2001 (PDF 6.1MB)

August 4, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquisition of Four 1960s Projection Pieces by James Turrell Made Possible by the Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston; Artist to Give Gallery a Fifth Installation Piece (PDF 1.7MB)

August 14, 2000
Paintings and Precious Objects from the Renaissance on View in Newly Constructed Italian Cabinet Galleries; Opening September 17 at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 6.6MB)

August 28, 2000
National Gallery of Art Names Elizabeth Croog As Secretary and General Counsel (PDF 830KB)

September 1, 2000
National Gallery of Art Launches Children's Web Site (PDF 1.4MB)

September 11, 2000
From Rembrandt to Rubens and Monet to Matisse Exhibition Presents Acquisitions of the Last Decade at the National Gallery of Art, October 1, 2000-February 4, 2001 (PDF 20.2MB)

September 12, 2000
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Skating Rink Opens in November 2000; Pavilion Café and Carts Offer Light Fare (PDF 961KB)

September 18, 2000
National Gallery of Art Begins its Fifty-Ninth Concert Season October 1, 2000 (PDF 1.8MB)

September 19, 2000
National Gallery of Art Opens Exhibition Shop, September 25 to January 28 (PDF 2.4MB)

September 22, 2000
National Gallery of Art Offers Variety of Free Activities for the Public during Art Nouveau 1890-1914 (PDF 3.7MB)

October 1, 2000
National Gallery of Art Offers Variety of Free Activities for the Public during Art Nouveau 1890-1914 (PDF 3.6MB)

October 2, 2000
National Gallery of Art Offers Tearoom Menu During Art Nouveau 1890-1914 Exhibition (PDF 1.8MB)

October 2, 2000
National Gallery of Art Trustees Elect Robert F. Eburu as Chairman and Appoint Victoria P. Sant as New Trustee, as Alexander M. Laughlin Retires (PDF 1.7MB)

October 3, 2000
Most Comprehensive Art Nouveau Exhibition Ever Mounted at National Gallery of Art, October 8, 2000-January 28, 2001 (PDF 41.8MB)

October 16, 2000
Phenomenal Surge in Printmaking Explored in Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s from the Collections of Virginia and Ira Jackson and the National Gallery of Art on View October 22, 2000-February 25, 2001 (PDF 15.8MB)

October 25, 2000
National Gallery of Art Names Judy Metro as Editor-in-Chief (PDF 861KB)

November 1, 2000
National Gallery of Art Presents Ginevra's Story, A New Documentary that Uncovers the Mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci's First Known Portrait, Narrated by Meryl Streep, To Air on Public Television Stations Nationwide (PDF 4.9MB)

November 20, 2000
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice-Skating Rink Open (PDF 927KB)

November 20, 2000
National Gallery of Art to Return Painting to Heirs as a Result of Gallery Research and Web Posting (PDF 2.5MB)

November 20, 2000
National Gallery of Art Opens Redesigned Cascade Café, Offering an Enhanced Dining Experience for Visitors (PDF 3.3MB)

November 20, 2000
National Gallery of Art Videodisc of European Art Available for Loan Free of Charge (PDF 1.5MB)

November 30, 2000
National Gallery of Art Holiday Shop Goes Online (PDF 1.1MB)

November 30, 2000
National Gallery of Art Celebrates the 2000 Holiday Season (PDF 1.2MB)

December 15, 2000
National Gallery of Art Offers Variety of Special Programs for the Public During Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries (PDF 20.1MB)

December 18, 2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries on View at the National Gallery of Art January 28-April 22, 2001 (PDF 20.5MB)

December 22, 2000
National Gallery of Art Acquires Core Collection of More than 450 Photographs by Lee Friedlander (PDF 2MB)

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