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Press Releases: 2002

January 16, 2002
National Gallery of Art's Education Program Art Around the Corner Wins Mayoral Award (PDF 98KB)

January 17, 2002
National Gallery of Art Premieres Two Acclaimed Documentaries on the Contemporary American Art World (PDF 113KB)

February 11, 2002
The First Major Exhibition Dedicated to Images of Women by Francisco Goya on View at the National Gallery of Art, March 10 - June 2, 2002 (PDF 142KB)

February 26, 2002
Passion for Art and Science Merge in The Flowering of Florence: Botanical Art for the Medici on View at the National Gallery of Art
March 3 - May 27, 2002
(PDF 135KB)

March 1, 2002
Recent Acquisitions at the National Gallery Include Pablo Picasso's Head of Fernande and Late 15th-Century German Polychromed Wood Altarpiece (PDF 223KB)

March 15, 2002
National Gallery of Art Seeks Drawings, Watercolors, and Paintings on Paper by Mark Rothko for Essential Reference Volumes (PDF 90.50KB) 

April 8, 2002
National Gallery of Art's Garden Café Offers Spanish-Style Buffet During the Exhibition Goya: Images of Women (PDF 106KB)

April 8, 2002
National Gallery of Art Launches New Audio Tour in Spanish and English for Goya: Images of Women(PDF 116KB)

April 16, 2002
Jazz in the Garden Resumes in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Every Friday, 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., May 31 - August 30, 2002 (PDF 101KB)

May 20, 2002
Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown On View at the National Gallery of Art, June 2 - September 2, 2002 Provides New Insights into the 50-Year Career of This Seminal Artist (PDF 185KB)

June 4, 2002
The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt Presents the Largest Group of Antiquities Ever Loaned by Egypt for Exhibition in North America; National Tour Begins In Washington, DC June 30-October 14, 2002 (PDF 136KB)

June 6, 2002
Stunning Still Lifes by Anne Vallayer-Coster, Foremost 18th-Century Painter in Court of Marie-Antoinette, On View at the National Gallery of Art June 30 through September 22, 2002 (PDF 135KB)

June 13, 2002
President Bush Announces the Nomination Of National Gallery Of Art Director Earl Powell To Serve On National Council On The Arts [National Endowment for the Arts Endowment news release] (PDF 88KB)

June 18, 2002
[Earl A. Powell, Director, National Gallery of Art, Statement on the Passing of J. Carter Brown] (PDF 94KB)

June 18, 2002
Statement from the Family of J. Carter Brown (PDF 101KB)

June 20, 2002
Visitors to The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt May Gain Free Entry on First-Come, First-Served Basis or Opt to Get Advance Passes at Ticketmaster (PDF 102KB)

June 26, 2002
National Gallery Of Art's Terrace Café Offers Eastern Mediterranean Menu During The Quest For Immortality: Treasures Of Ancient Egypt (PDF 109KB)

June 26, 2002
National Gallery of Art Opens Exhibition Shop for The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt(PDF 115KB)

June 28, 2002
The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt Presents the Largest Group of Antiquities Ever Loaned by Egypt for Exhibition in North America; National Tour Begins In Washington, DC June 30-October 14, 2002 (PDF 136KB)

July 5, 2002
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 496KB)

July 5, 2002
Nicholas Penny Named Senior Curator of Sculpture at National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 106KB)

July 12, 2002
Media Advisory: Memorial Service for J. Carter Brown (1934-2002) Director Emeritus, National Gallery of Art
(PDF 214KB)

July 18, 2002
Curriculum Vitae: J. Carter Brown (PDF 178KB)

August 15, 2002
Beautiful and Provocative Images of the Female Form in First Comprehensive Survey of Willem de Kooning's Drawings of Women (PDF 121.46KB)

September 9, 2002
New West Building Sculpture Galleries Presenting 900 Works of Art from Nine Centuries Open to the Public on September 29, 2002 (PDF 157.33KB)

September 19, 2002
Selections from the Collection of Jacob Kainen, from Rembrandt to David Smith, At National Gallery of Art September 22, 2002 - February 9, 2003 (PDF 109.74KB)

September 24, 2002
National Gallery of Art Holds Eighth Dinner in Honor of Founder Andrew W. Mellon and in Celebration of Its New Sculpture Galleries (PDF 74KB)

October 1, 2002
The Playful and Intellectual Nature of Trompe l’Oeil is Revealed in the Most Comprehensive Exhibition Ever Done of the Genre, on View at the National Gallery of Art, October 13, 2002 - March 2, 2003 (PDF 143KB)

October 17, 2002
Earl A. Powell III ("Rusty") on the occasion of his tenth anniversary as director of the National Gallery of Art will speak on "Art for the Nation in the New Millennium" at the National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Friday, October 25, 2002 (PDF 102KB)

October 25, 2002
Major Romare Bearden Retrospective to go on National Tour; Opens at the National Gallery of Art September 14, 2003 (PDF 284KB)

October 25, 2002
National Gallery of Art Present Most Comprehensive Exhibition Ever of Renowned French Artist Edouard Vuillard; World Tour Begins in Washington, D.C. January 19, 2003 (PDF 135KB)

October 25, 2002
New Deal Artists' Extraordinary Renderings Presented with Original Objects in Drawing on America's Past: Folk Art, Modernism, and the Index of American Design at the National Gallery of Art, November 27, 2002 -- March 2, 2003 (PDF 146KB)

October 30, 2002
National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2002-2003 Appointment (PDF 156KB)

October 30, 2002
National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces Appointment of First Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor (PDF 100KB)

November 6, 2002
National Gallery of Art Announces 61st Concert Season (PDF 125KB)

November 6, 2002
The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice-Skating Rink Opens in Mid-November and Continues Its Live Jazz Series (PDF 113KB)

December 20, 2002
Rare Kirchner Sculpture Acquired by the National Gallery of Art; On View in Major Kirchner Retrospective Opening March 2003 (PDF 134KB)

December 20, 2002
Major Kirchner Retrospective Premieres at the National Gallery of Art, March 2, 2003 (PDF 141KB)

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