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Press Releases: 2010

December 22, 2010
The National Gallery Welcomes 2011 with Italian Neorealism, Exceptional Russian Documentaries, and an Array of Washington Premieres

November 16, 2010
Groundbreaking Information Revealed in First U.S. Exhibition and First Scholarly Catalogue on French Photographer Charles Marville at National Gallery of Art, Washington
October 1, 2012–January 6, 2013

November 12, 2010
Stellar Collection of Early American Furniture, Dutch and American Paintings, and Works on Paper Acquired by George M. and Linda H. Kaufman of Norfolk, VA, to be Given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington

November 8, 2010
Celebrate the Holidays with an Array of Offerings at the National Gallery of Art

November 1, 2010Ice Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens for 12th Season on November 13, Weather Permitting; A Wide Range of Skating Classes is Designed for All Ages; Free Hot Chocolate on Opening Weekend, November 13–14

October 13, 2010
Films at the National Gallery of Art this Fall Celebrate Norwegian and French Cinema, Classic and Avant-Garde Films, and D.C. Premieres

October 8, 2010
Thomas Moran's Early Landscape of Juniata Valley, Pa, is Acquired by National Gallery of Art

October 8, 2010
Notable Paintings, Sculptures, and Works on Paper, Including Renowned Evelyn Stefansson Nef Collection and Mosaic by Chagall, Are Among Recent Acquisitions by National Gallery of Art

September 27, 2010
National Gallery of Art Fall Lecture Series Showcases American Modernism and New Books on Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and The Image of the Black in Western Art

September 16, 2010
Rare Arcimboldo Painting Acquired by National Gallery of Art, Washington, On View in First U.S. Exhibition Devoted to Artist's Composite Heads, September 19, 2010 through January 9, 2011

September 15, 2010
National Gallery of Art Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Concert, Films, and Spanish-Language Offerings

August 30, 2010
National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2010–2011 Appointments

August 27, 2010
The National Gallery of Art Welcomes Fall with Activities for Children, Teens, and Families

August 26, 2010
National Gallery of Art Announces 69th Annual Concert Season

July 28, 2010
National Gallery of Art Awards 16 Summer Internships to Outstanding Students from Ten States, the District of Columbia, and Three Foreign Countries

June 25, 2010
Films at National Gallery of Art in Summer 2010 Heat Up with Phil Solomon, New Films from Mexico, Ciné-Concerts, and a Retrospective Look at Edith Carlmar, Film Noir, and the 1930s Docudrama The March of Time

May 24, 2010
With a New Children's Audio Tour and an Array of Family-Oriented Activities, the National Gallery of Art is the Ideal Summer Destination for Visitors of All Ages

April 16, 2010
National Gallery of Art Acquires Works by McCracken, Paik, Torres-García

April 14, 2010
10th Season of Jazz in the Garden Concert Series Begins on May 28 at the National Gallery of Art

April 1, 2010
Spring Lectures at the National Gallery of Art explore Ginsberg’s Photographs, Darwin and Beauty, Art and Representation in the Ancient New World, and More

March 23, 2010
United States Premiere Concert of Stephen Hough's Requiem Aeternam (after Victoria) and Catalunya Film Series—Both on Easter Sunday in Honor of The Sacred Made Real at the National Gallery of Art

March 23, 2010
National Gallery of Art Greets Spring with New Dishes by Michel Richard and Cherry-Inspired Treats in Espresso Bar and Garden Café Français

March 12, 2010
Mary Miller to Present Art And Representation In The Ancient New World for the Fifty-Ninth A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery Of Art, Washington

March 12, 2010
Film Programs at National Gallery of Art this Spring Celebrate Spanish Film, the Beat Generation, Chopin, and More

February 4, 2010
National Gallery of Art Offers Romantic Outings During the Month of February and Beyond

January 8, 2010
The 68th Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art, January–June 2010

January 8, 2010
National Gallery of Art Lecture Program Presents Byron Kim, Susan Rothenberg, Robert M. Edsel, Harold Holzer and More in Early 2010

January 8, 2010
National Gallery of Art Programs for Children and Teens in 2010 Feature a Special Performance by Kevin Reese and Acclaimed Films from Around the World

January 6, 2010
Chef Michel Richard Creates Garden Café Français in Honor of Chester Dale Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, New Menu Starts January 26

January 5, 2010
Films at the National Gallery of Art in Early 2010 Celebrate Dance, Chekhov, The Film Foundation's 20th Anniversary, and More

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