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Press Releases: 2017

December 7, 2017
500th Anniversary of Jacopo Tintoretto's Birth Celebrated in Exhibitions in Venice, New York, and Washington, DC

December 6, 2017
Influence of Renaissance Prints on Maiolica and Bronze Explored at the National Gallery of Art, April 1–August 5, 2018

November 30, 2017
Celebrate the Holiday Season at the National Gallery of Art with Caroling, Gallery Talks, Concerts, Ice-Skating, Gifts from the Gallery Shops, Seasonal Offerings from the Pavilion Café, and Decorations in the East and West Buildings

November 30, 2017
Rare Early Work by Morris Louis and Bound Photographic Album by Ringl + Pit Enter the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington

November 28, 2017
Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne's Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

November 16, 2017
Prints of La Verna Explore Franciscan Imagery at the National Gallery of Art, February 25 through July 8, 2018

November 7, 2017
National Gallery of Art Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary of Director Earl A. Powell III; 2019 Retirement Announced

November 7, 2017
Popular Ice Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens Mid-November

November 2, 2017
Jackson Pollock's Largest Painting Makes DC Debut at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

November 1, 2017
Seventy-sixth Season of Free Concerts at the National Gallery of Art Includes Pulitzer Prize-winning Composers, Grammy Award-winning Musicians, World Premiere Staged Readings, Concerts in Honor of Seven Exhibitions, a Symposium and Composer's Forum, a Brass Quartet, a Concert that Celebrates Women, and Holiday Caroling

October 25, 2017
National Gallery of Art Awards Six Internships

October 23, 2017
National Gallery of Art 2017 Fall Film Season Incorporates Early Soviet Masterworks, Restorations from Czech National Film Archive, John Akomfrah Retrospective, Classic Ciné-Concerts, Agnès Varda's Latest Film, Washington Premieres, Filmmaker Discussions, and a Collaboration with American Film Institute in the Screening of Wings with Original Musical Score

October 16, 2017
Shopping & Dining: A Celebration of Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

October 5, 2017
National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) to Host The Wyeth Lecture in American Art, October 25, 2017, at 4:30PM

September 29, 2017
Rare Netherlandish Drawings on Loan From Rotterdam Unveiled at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Drawings by Hieronymus Bosch Among Stunning Works

September 22, 2017
National Gallery of Art 2017–2018 Fall and Winter Lecture Series Brings Together Renowned Artists, Authors, Scholars, Philanthropists, Historians, and Teachers; Book Signings Feature Highly Anticipated Publications

September 1, 2017
Photographic Portraits are Explored in Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

August 20, 2017
National Gallery of Art Seeks Docents for Group Tours

August 20, 2017
National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 2017–2018 Academic Year Appointments

August 14, 2017
Michel Sittow Exhibition Celebrates Estonian Master of Early Netherlandish Art at National Gallery of Art, January 28–May 13, 2018

August 11, 2017
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Announces New Staff Appointments

August 2, 2017
Evenings at the Edge, the Popular After-Hours Program at the National Gallery of Art Returns to the East Building with Four Events during the 2017-2018 Season

July 18, 2017
Woodcut Book Illustration from the 16th Century Explored in National Gallery of Art Library Installation

July 11, 2017
Jean Honoré Fragonard Exhibition Unites Fantasy Figures and Newly Discovered Drawing at National Gallery of Art, October 8–December 3, 2017

June 27, 2017
Anne Truitt Exhibition Celebrates the Career of Leading Minimal Artist at National Gallery of Art, November 19, 2017–April 1, 2018

June 26, 2017
National Gallery of Art Awards 18 Summer Internships

June 26, 2017
Edvard Munch Prints Explore Spiritualist Color Theories at the National Gallery of Art, September 3, 2017, through January 28, 2018

June 21, 2017
National Gallery of Art 2017 Summer Film Program Includes Washington Premieres, Special Appearances, New Restorations, Retrospectives, Tributes to Canada and to French Production House Gaumont, Discussions and Book Signings with Authors, and Collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

May 17, 2017
Hal Foster of Princeton University Presents the 67th Annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts in 2018 at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

April 28, 2017
Landmark Exhibition Brings to Light Relationships Between Vermeer and his Contemporaries

April 18, 2017
2017 Spring Film Season at National Gallery of Art Features Romanian New Wave, the Film Art of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, International Animation Plus Premieres, Talks, and Special Appearances

April 6, 2017
Avant-Garde Ephemera from the 1960s and 1970s Explored in National Gallery of Art Library Installation

March 30, 2017
Impressionist Edgar Degas Explored in Conservation Journal "Facture" Celebrating Centenary of His Death

March 17, 2017
$1 Million Received by the National Gallery of Art from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation to Endow the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

March 9, 2017
17th Jazz in the Garden Concert Series Kicks Off on May 19 at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

March 1, 2017
Getty Museum and National Gallery of Art Announce Major Gifts of Photographs from the Collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser

February 22, 2017
African American Art World in 20th-Century Washington Explored in 2017 Wyeth Foundation for American Art Symposium at National Gallery of Art, Washington

February 21, 2017
Eighteenth-Century French Paintings From Across America on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington

February 19, 2017
French Sculptor Auguste Rodin Centenary Celebrated in North America with Exhibitions and Educational Programs

February 9, 2017
Theaster Gates Presents New Body of Work in Solo Exhibition at National Gallery of Art, Washington

January 17, 2017
Washingtonians on Wednesdays, a Concert Series Featuring Local Musicians and Music by American Composers, Launched at the National Gallery of Art

January 17, 2017
Frédéric Bazille Exhibition Explores Artist's Role in Impressionist Movement at National Gallery of Art, April 9–July 9, 2017

Update: January 12, 2017
Alexander Nemerov of Stanford University Presents the 66th Annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts in 2017 at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

January 10, 2017
American Prints of Urban Life Celebrated at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, February 26 through August 6, 2017

January 10, 2017
Seven Centuries from the Woodner Collections Celebrated at National Gallery of Art, March 12–July 16, 2017

January 10, 2017
Winter Films at National Gallery of Art Include Nine Ciné-Concerts, Five Virginia Dwan Favorites, a Rare 35mm French Version of The Crucible, Hand-Tinted Italian Silents, a Washington Premiere, Archival Jazz Shorts, and Appearances by Eleven Filmmakers, Artists, and Musicians

January 6, 2017
Evenings at the Edge, a Popular After-Hours Program at the National Gallery of Art, Continues on the Second Thursday of the Month in the East Building through April 2017

January 6, 2017
Artistic Process of Christo and Jeanne-Claude Explored Through Installation of Documentary Photographs in National Gallery of Art Library Installation

January 5, 2017
Earliest Photographs of Eastern American Landscapes Featured in Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

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