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Press Releases: 2011

January 5, 2011
National Gallery of Art Welcomes 2011 with Films and Offerings for Children and Teens (PDF 217KB)

January 7, 2011
One of Oldest Gondolas in the World Goes on View January 6, East Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Will Complement Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals February 20–May 30, 2011 (PDF 206KB)

January 13, 2011
Permanent Collection Audio Tours for Adults and Children Now Offered Free of Charge at National Gallery of Art (PDF 295KB)

January 24, 2011
National Gallery of Art to Remove and Reinstall East Building Façade Veneer through 2014; East Building Will Remain Open to the Public (PDF 188KB)

January 25, 2011
National Gallery of Art 2011 Lecture Program Celebrates Canaletto and Gauguin Exhibitions, New Systematic Catalogue, 60th Mellon Lectures, and More (PDF 275KB)

January 28, 2011
Edgar Degas Sculpture Presents Historical and Scientific Studies on Premier Degas Sculpture Collection at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 281KB)

February 7, 2011
Chef Fabio Trabocchi Creates Garden Café Italia in Honor of Exhibitions And Collection of Italian Art at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 302KB)

February 7, 2011
National Gallery of Art Celebrates African American History Month with a Film and Lecture Program, Concerts, and Podcasts (PDF 288KB)

February 7, 2011
The Sixty-ninth Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 125KB)

February 8, 2011
National Gallery of Art Offers Romantic Outings During the Month of Valentines and Beyond (PDF 405KB)

February 11, 2011
First Nam June Paik Exhibition at National Gallery of Art, Washington, Includes Most Ambitious Installation to Date of One Candle, Candle Projection(PDF 199KB)

March 3, 2011
Lewis Baltz' Prototypes to be Presented at the National Gallery of Art, Washington March 20-July 31, 2011 (PDF 191KB)

March 4, 2011
Thomas Moran's Masterpiece Green River Cliffs, Wyoming is Acquired by National Gallery of Art, Washington; Special Installation Goes on View March 4, 2011 through June 26, 2011 (PDF 182KB)

March 11, 2011
Mary Beard to Present The Twelve Caesars: Images of Power From Ancient Rome to Salvador Dalí for the Sixtieth A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 288KB)

March 29, 2011
Dutch Painter Gabriel Metsu Celebrated in First U.S. Monographic Exhibition, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 238KB)

March 29, 2011
Spring 2011 Films at the National Gallery of Art Feature Eric Rohmer, Nam June Paik, Igor Stravinsky, Kevin Jerome Everson, plus New Documentaries, Exhibition Films, and More (PDF 362KB)

April 4, 2011
Official Statement Regarding Two Tahitian Women by Paul Gauguin (PDF 107KB)

April 8, 2011
National Gallery of Art Events Note 100th Anniversary of the Death of Gustav Mahler (PDF 206KB)

April 22, 2011
National Gallery of Art Acquires Works by Kerry James Marshall and Anne Truitt (PDF 261KB)

April 25, 2011
Italian Drawings from Renowned Wolfgang Ratjen Collection Presented at the National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 257KB)

April 25, 2011
John Taylor Arms' Exquisite Prints on View in His First Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 252KB)

April 26, 2011
Joan Miró's Work Examined in Landmark Exhibition, a First at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Sole U.S. Venue (PDF 335KB)

April 29, 2011
Eleventh Season of Jazz in The Garden Concert Series Begins on May 27 at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 229KB)

May 13, 2011
Kerry James Marshall's Painting Great America Acquired by National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 300KB)

May 23, 2011
Summer Season of the National Gallery of Art 2011 Lecture Program Celebrates Canaletto, Italian Master Drawings, Gauguin, and Baltz Exhibitions, and 150th Anniversary of Italy (PDF 228KB)

June 3, 2011
Important Roman Statue Capitoline Venus Leaves Rome for Second Time Since 1797; Officially on View at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, June 8 to September 5, 2011 (PDF 505KB)

June 10, 2011
Summer Brings Films for Children and Teens, Stories in Art, and More Family-Friendly Programming to the National Gallery of Art (PDF 283KB)

June 10, 2011
Summer Dishes Added to Garden Café Italia, Created by Chef Fabio Trabocchi in Honor of Italian Art Exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 296KB)

June 17, 2011
Gallery of the Louvre by American Inventor Samuel F.B. Morse On View at Natioanl Gallery of Art, Washington, June 25, 2011-July 8, 2012 (PDF 745KB)

June 28, 2011
Summer Films at the National Gallery of Art Celebrate Recently Preserved Cinematic Treasures, International Classics, 50th Year of the Film-Makers' Co-op, and More (PDF 347KB)

July 1, 2011
National Gallery of Art Awards 13 Summer Internships, Two Volunteer Internships, and One Culturex Fellowship to an International Group of Students from Eight States and Four Foreign Countries (PDF 360KB)

July 13, 2011
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 843KB)

July 18, 2011
Gothic Tapestries from Spain, Recently Restored, On View Together for First Time in the United States at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, September 18, 2011 to January 8, 2012 (PDF 621KB)

August 4, 2011
Jonathan Bober Joins National Gallery of Art, Washington, as Curator of Old Master Prints; Organizing Castiglione Exhibition Planned for Spring 2012 (PDF 247KB)

August 26, 2011
Fall Lecture Series at the National Gallery of Art Highlights Artist Ann Hamilton, Warhol and Bochner Exhibitions, New Books by Noted Authors, the Sydney J. Freedberg Lecture on Italian Art, and a Panel Discussion, The Image of the Black in Western Art (PDF 291KB)

August 30, 2011
Warhol On the Mall: A Fall Celebration Presented by the National Gallery Of Art and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (PDF 292KB)

September 2, 2011
National Gallery of Art Announces Fall Concerts in its 70th Annual Concert Season, Including a Broadcast of From the Top with Christopher O'Riley (PDF 279KB)

September 2, 2011
The Seventieth Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 217KB)

September 8, 2011
One of Japan's Most Celebrated Cultural Treasures - Colorful Realm of Living Beings by Itō Jakuchū - to be Seen in Its Entirety for the First Time Outside of Japan (PDF 264KB)

September 9, 2011
Photographer Harry Callahan Centennial Celebrated at the National Gallery of Art, Washington October 2, 2011-March 4, 2012 (PDF 502KB)

September 12, 2011
National Gallery of Art Launches Second Edition of the Gemini G.E.L. Online Catalogue Raisonné; National Gallery Home to Archive Since 1981 (PDF 170KB)

September 16, 2011
National Gallery Fall Film Events Feature Andy Warhol's Film and Video, French Cinéma Fantastique, Americans Lynne Sachs and Fred Worden, Soviet-Era Filmmakers, and More (PDF 343KB)

September 30, 2011
Family of Harry Callahan Gives Stellar Collection of Artist's Photographs to National Gallery of Art (PDF 208KB)

September 30, 2011
First Comprehensive Exhibition in Three Decades of George Bellows' Prolific Career to Open at National Gallery of Art, Washington, June 10 through October 8, 2012; Travels to New York and London (PDF 189KB)

September 30, 2011
Joan Miró's Work Examined in Landmark Exhibition, a First at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Sole U.S. Venue (PDF 344KB)

October 4, 2011
Fall Dishes Added to Garden Café Italia, Created by Chef Fabio Trabocchi in Honor of Italian Art Exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 241KB)

October 4, 2011
National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2011–2012 Appointments (PDF 237KB)

October 14, 2011
Newly Renovated and Freshly Installed 19th-Century French Galleries to Reopen At National Gallery of Art on January 28, 2012 (PDF 340KB)

October 18, 2011
Free Family-Friendly Programs at the National Gallery of Art this Fall Celebrate Warhol Exhibition, Permanent Collection, and More (PDF 320KB)

October 20, 2011
Antico's Rare Renaissance Sculpture Goes on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington, in First Show of His Work in United States, November 6, 2011-April 8, 2012 (PDF 152KB)

October 24, 2011
Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes Celebrated With In-Depth Web Feature and Array of Related Programs at National Gallery of Art (PDF 190KB)

October 25, 2011
Mel Bochner's Thesaurus Works on View at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, November 6, 2011-April 8, 2012 (PDF 346KB)

November 8, 2011
Christo Donates Two Preparatory Collages for Over The River Project to National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 339KB)

November 8, 2011
Ice Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens for 13th Season November 18, Weather Permitting; A Wide Range of Skating Classes is Designed for All Ages and Interests; Free Hot Chocolate on Opening Weekend, November 19–20 (PDF 272KB)

November 10, 2011
Celebrate the Holidays with an Array of Seasonal Offerings at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 302KB)

December 9, 2011
National Gallery of Art Cherry Blossom Music Festival Celebrates Cherry Blossom Centennial and Landmark Exhibition of Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings by Itō Jakuchū (PDF 253KB)

December 20, 2011
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Presents Installation of Three Rothko Seagram Murals that are Depicted in Arena Stage's Production of Red (PDF 249KB)

December 29, 2011
Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) (PDF 233KB)

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