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Exhibitions Press Releases


True to Nature: Open-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1870
February 2 – May 3, 2020

Raphael and His Circle
February 16 – June 14, 2020

Degas at the Opéra
March 1 – July 5, 2020

Lynda Benglis
March 22, 2020 – January 24, 2021

A Superb Baroque: Art in Genoa, 1600–1750
May 3 – August 16, 2020

Philip Guston Now
June 7 – September 13, 2020


Drawing in Tintoretto's Venice
March 24 – June 9, 2019

Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto
March 24 – June 9, 2019

Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice
March 24–Jul 7, 2019

Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings
March 24 – September 2, 2019

The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists
April 14 – July 21, 2019

The Life of Animals in Japanese Art
June 2 – August 18, 2019

By the Light of the Silvery Moon: A Century of Lunar Photographs
July 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain
October 13, 2019 – February 17, 2020

The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art
September 8–December 1, 2019

The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art
September 29, 2019 – January 26, 2020

Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence
September 15, 2019 – January 12, 2020

In the Library: Verrocchio, Connoisseurship, and the Photographs of Clarence Kennedy
September 16, 2019 – January 10, 2020

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