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Press Releases: 1959

January 4, 1959
National Gallery of Art extends "LecTour" guide service (PDF 710KB)

February 8, 1959
[Masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting exhibition to be held] (PDF 787KB)

March 1, 1959
Naum Gabo, distinguished American sculptor to give the A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.2MB)

April 14, 1959
Sixteenth American Music Festival at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.8MB)

April 18, 1959
[Masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting] (PDF 5.9MB)

April 18, 1959
Supplementary press release [Use of electronic guide system in Masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting exhibition] (PDF 785KB)

June 6, 1959
David E. Finley Fellowships established by the National Gallery of Art [Funds provided by the Old Dominion Foundation and the Avalon Foundation] (PDF 784KB)

August 28, 1959
[Marble panel in Constitution Avenue entrance lobby changed to "Founding Benefactors of the National Gallery of Art"] (PDF 1.4MB)

September 1, 1959
[American Prints Today/1959 exhibition] [Print Council of America press release] (PDF 3MB)

September 1, 1959
[Exhibition of recent accessions consists of bequest by Edith Stuyvesant Gerry, widow of George W. Vanderbilt] (PDF 1.5MB)

September 5, 1959
Copley's Portrait of Epes Sargent and Manet's Tragedian given to the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.3MB)

September 10, 1959
A.W. Mellon Concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.3MB)

November 23, 1959
[Gulbenkian Foundation provides grant to the National Gallery of Art for support of musical program] (PDF 1.3MB)

December 5, 1959
Exhibition of primitive Japanese sculpture [Haniwa-Japanese Burial Mound Figures] at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 829KB)

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