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Press Releases: 2007

January 8, 2007
Sources for Shakespeare's Plays: Selections from the National Gallery of Art Library on View through April 17, 2007 (PDF 282KB)

January 10, 2007
National Gallery of Art Recruits Volunteers for Adult Program Docents (PDF 296KB)

January 11, 2007
Washington's First Major Survey of Edward Hopper's Career and Nighthawks First Visit to DC; On View at the National Gallery of Art, September 16, 2007– January 21, 2008 (PDF 277KB)

January 23, 2007
Major Breakthrough in Jasper Johns' Early Career Explored at the National Gallery of Art, Washington Premieres January 28-April 29, 2007(PDF 325KB)

January 23, 2007
States and Variations: Prints by Jasper Johns Highlights Johns' Distinctive Printmaking Process, March 11–October 28, 2007 (PDF 393KB)

February 2, 2007
Rare and Distinguished 19th-Century British Photographs and Major Work by László Maholy-Nagy are added to National Gallery of Art's Collection of Photographs (PDF 298KB)

February 7, 2007
African American History Month at the National Gallery of Art Includes Sculpture, Lectures, and an Online Tour (PDF 359KB)

February 15, 2007
First American Exhibition in 30 Years to Focus on Works by Eugene Boudin, on View March 25 – September 3, 2007 (PDF 362KB)

February 15, 2007
Popular Sunday Brunch Returns to National Gallery of Art Terrace Café (PDF 341KB)

February 21, 2007
Largest and Most Comprehensive Retrospective of Art by J.M.W. Turner Ever in the United States to Debut at National Gallery of Art, Washington, October 1, 2007 through January 6, 2008(PDF 218KB)

February 23, 2007
Advance Exhibition Schedule(PDF 468KB)

March 6, 2007
National Gallery of Art to Acquire Landmark Collection of Some 1,700 Prints Annotated by Jasper Johns (PDF 122KB)

March 6, 2007
"Saturday Bookcase" at the National Gallery of Art Begins with Artist and Critic William Dunlap on March 24, Artist and Scholar David C. Driskell on April 14, and Author and Professor Leonard Barkan on May 5 (PDF 155KB)

March 15, 2007
First American Exhibition in 30 Years to Focus on Works by Eugene Boudin, on View March 25 – September 3, 2007 (PDF 362KB)

March 28, 2007
The Legacy of Paul Mellon at the National Gallery of Art to be Celebrated During the Centennial of His Birth (PDF 317KB)

March 30, 2007
First Survey Exhibition of Central European Photography between the Wars Premieres at the National Gallery of Art June 10-September 3, 2007 [Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945](PDF 258KB)

March 30, 2007
Updated Release: J.M.W. Turner to Debut at National Gallery of Art, Washington, in the Largest and Most Comprehensive Retrospective Ever in the United States, October 1, 2007 through January 6, 2008(PDF 257KB)

April 5, 2007
National Gallery of Art Spring Film Series Celebrates Paris of the 1920s, Prague of the 1930s, Premieres of New Musical Scores, and New Documentaries on Winslow Homer and Paul Mellon (PDF 277KB)

April 9, 2007
National Gallery of Art Acquires Important Works by Jensen, Morris, Ruscha, Scully, Mendieta, and Taylor-Wood (PDF 282KB)

April 16, 2007
Exhibition of Old Master and Modern Drawings from a Private Collection Covers 400 Years of European Art: On View May 6 – September 16, 2007 (PDF 418KB)

April 16, 2007
Fabulous Journeys and Faraway Places: Travels on Paper, 1450–1700 on View at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 6– September 16, 2007 (PDF 390KB)

April 17, 2007
"Jazz in the Garden" Concerts Return for Seventh Consecutive Summer in National Gallery of Art sculpture Garden every Friday, 5:00 – 8:30 PM, May 25–August 31, 2007 (PDF 121KB)

April 18, 2007
Desiderio da Settignano: Sculptor of Renaissance Florence Premieres in United States in First International Exhibition at National Gallery of Art, Washington, July 1–October 8, 2007 (PDF 331KB)

April 20, 2007
Rembrandt's Titus Makes a Return Visit to the National Gallery of Art, Launching a Series of Exchanges with the Norton Simon Foundations (PDF 278KB)

May 2, 2007
Benny Goodman-Style Jazz and Wednesday Noon Piano Concerts Celebrate the Legacy of Paul Mellon at the National Gallery of Art; May 2—June 6, 2007 (PDF 104KB)

May 10, 2007
First American Exhibition in Almost 25 Years to Focus on Works by Claude Lorrain, on View May 27-August 12, 2007(PDF 241KB)

May 10, 2007
Steve Martin Narrates Edward Hopper Exhibition Film, Produced by National Gallery of Art, Washington; Premieres May 2007; Features Interviews with Artists Eric Fischl and Red Grooms(PDF 183KB)

May 22, 2007
Paul Mellon: In His Own Words, A new Documentary by the National Gallery of Art Premieres on WETA-TV and Apple iTunes© in June (PDF 327KB)

May 25, 2007
See Old Masters in a New Way The National Gallery of Art Presents Crosscurrents: American and European Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection, through December 31, 2008 (PDF 325KB)

June 15, 2007
Rare 17th-Century Ivory and Significant Schongauer Engraving are Among Major Acquisitions of May 2007 at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 226KB)

June 22, 2007
World Premiere Announced for Later the Same Evening: an opera inspired by five paintings of Edward Hopper A joint project of the National Gallery of Art, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, and University of Maryland School of Music (PDF 253KB)

July 19, 2007
Undisturbed by Color: Art and the Early Photographic Album, on View Through September 16, 2007 (PDF 250KB)

July 31, 2007
College Graduates and Post-Graduates from Twelve States and Four Countries Awarded Summer Internships at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 329KB)

August 8, 2007
Important Early Sculpture by Donald Judd Now on View Near Bochner Wall Drawing; Recent Minimalist Acquisitions to Replace Rothko Mural Paintings on View Since 2003 at the National Gallery of Art, East Building (PDF 136KB)

August 17, 2007
Updated release: Edward Hopper Exhibition Film Features Interviews with Artists Eric Fischl and Red Grooms; Produced by National Gallery of Art, Washington(PDF 147KB)

August 21, 2007
Concerts in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Extended through September 28, 2007. United States Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble Celebrates the Art of Edward Hopper(PDF 199KB)

August 23, 2007
Edward Hopper Exhibition Shop Opens at National Gallery of Art September 16, 2007(PDF 187KB)

August 23, 2007
National Gallery of Art Offers Exciting Programs Related to Edward Hopper Exhibition September 26, 2007-January 21, 2008(PDF 245KB)

August 23, 2007
Updated release: Washington's First Major Survey of Edward Hopper's Career and Nighthawks First Visit to D.C.; on View at the National Gallery of Art, September 16, 2007-January 21, 2008(PDF 220KB)

August 30, 2007
Exceptional Baroque Woodcuts on View October 28, 2007 through March 30, 2008(PDF 165KB)

August 30, 2007
World Premiere Announced for Sanctuary at the National Gallery of Art on November 18, 2007; Presented in Celebration of Rauschenberg Exhibition (PDF 1.5MB)

September 11, 2007
Jeremy Irons Narrates J.M.W. Turner Exhibition Film, Produced by National Gallery of Art, Washington(PDF 176KB)

September 11, 2007
Updated release: J.M.W. Turner Premieres at National Gallery of Art, Washington, in the Largest Turner Retrospective Ever in the United States, October 1, 2007 through January 6, 2008(PDF 334KB)

September 11, 2007
National Gallery of Art Offers Exciting Programs Related to J.M.W. Turner Exhibition(PDF 232KB)

October 12, 2007
World Premiere Announced for Sanctuary at the National Gallery of Art on November 18, 2007; Presented in Celebration of Rauschenberg Exhibition (PDF 109KB)

October 12, 2007
Five Decades of Robert Rauschenberg Prints from the National Gallery of Art and Related Collections on View October 28, 2007 through March 30, 2008 (PDF 398KB)

October 17, 2007
Final Celebrations at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and at Windsor Castle Mark the Centenary of Paul Mellon’s Birth (PDF 256KB)

October 18, 2007
National Gallery of Art Announces Performances for first Half of 2007–2008 Concert Season through December 30 (PDF 127KB)

October 18, 2007
National Gallery of Art 2007 Fall Film Series Premieres New Films From Romania and Salutes Edward Hopper and J.M.W. Turner (PDF 128KB)

October 19, 2007
National Gallery of Art Announces 2007 Fall Lecture Program (PDF 147KB)

October 19, 2007
National Gallery of Art Celebrates the 2007 Holiday Season (PDF 119KB)

October 19, 2007
National Gallery of Art Names Harry Cooper as Head of Department of Modern Art (PDF 238KB)

October 19, 2007
National Gallery of Art Trustees Appoint Frederick W. Beinecke as New Trustee; John Wilmerding Becomes Chairman, and John C. Fontaine Becomes Trustee Emeritus (PDF 129KB)

October 19, 2007
Popular Ice Skating Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens in Mid-November for Ninth Consecutive Year (PDF 115KB)

November 7, 2007
Holiday Shopping At The National Gallery Of Art Includes Edward Hopper And J.M.W. Turner Exhibition Shops (PDF 388KB)

November 13, 2007
National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2007–2008 Appointments (PDF 154KB)

November 19, 2007
Master Sculptures from the Robert H. Smith Collection on View at the National Gallery of Art, January 27 through May 4, 2008 (PDF 251KB)

December 18, 2007
Complete Survey of Renaissance Medals Collections at the National Gallery of Art Now Available (PDF 263KB)

December 18, 2007
National Gallery of Art Seeks Drawings, Watercolors, and Paintings on Paper by Mark Rothko for Essential Reference Volumes (PDF 336KB)

December 19, 2007
Plein-Air Practice in the Forest of Fontainebleau to be Explored in Exhibition Premiering at National Gallery of Art, Washington, March 2-June 8, 2008 (PDF 3MB)

December 21, 2007
Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul
Begins U.S. Tour at National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 25 through September 7, 2008
(PDF 351KB)

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