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Press Releases: 1964

January 9, 1964
[Lessing J. Rosenwald and Franklin D. Murphy elected trustees] (PDF 1.7MB)
February 16, 1964
[Creation of three annual Chester Dale Fellowships to painters, sculptors, and art historians] (PDF 1.7MB)
March 2, 1964
[Paul Mellon presented paintings to NGA with the hope that they hang in the American Embassy in London] (PDF 2.6MB)
March 2, 1964
[J. Carter Brown appointed assistant director] (PDF 710KB)
March 15, 1964
[Gift of Thomas Doughty's Fanciful Landscape and Jasper Francis Cropsey's Autumn on the Hudson River from the Avalon Foundation] (PDF 1.6MB)
March 23, 1964
Shah [Mohamed Reza Pahlavi of Iran] comes to U.S. for National Gallery exhibit (PDF 2.2MB)
March 30, 1964
First Chester Dale Fellows [Gregory Gillespie, painter; Henry Rollins, sculptor; and C. Douglas Lewis, Jr., art historian] (PDF 1.7MB)
April 23, 1964
Twenty-first American Music Festival at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.1MB)
May 10, 1964
Whistler's Mother at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.5MB)
September 1, 1964
Exhibition Schedule: September-November 1964 (PDF 862KB)
September 6, 1964
[Gift of 2,574 prints, drawings, illuminated miniatures, and reference works from Mr. Lessing J. Rosenwald] (PDF 3.9MB)
September 18, 1964
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.5MB)
September 18, 1964
[Radio broadcast Picture of the Week during National Gallery of Art concert intermissions] (PDF 1.7MB)
October 4, 1964
[Drawings of the 15th and 16th Centuries opens October 4] (PDF 2.4MB)
October 25, 1964
[William Blake: Poet, Printer, Prophet] (PDF 2.8MB)

November 12, 1964
[Concert given in memory of President Kennedy] (PDF 1.6MB)
November 16, 1964
[Design for President Kennedy's grave to be exhibited at the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 1MB)
November 29, 1964
[Rubens' portrait Tiberius and Agrippina acquired through Andrew Mellon Fund] (PDF 1.1MB)
December 2, 1964
Ceremony marking first day issue of stamp honoring the fine arts. The stamp based by Stuart Davis reproduces the first piece of abstract art ever to appear on a U.S. stamp. (PDF 1.9MB)
December 21, 1964
Gallery given Christmas gift [A Knight of the Golden Fleece from Arthur Sachs] (PDF 1.7MB)

December 31, 1964
[Concert to honor the inauguration of President Johnson and Vice President-Elect Humphrey](PDF 854KB)