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Press Releases: 1965

January 1, 1965
Long Range Exhibition Schedule January 1965 through Winter 1967 (PDF 2.5MB)

January 8, 1965
Important Rembrandt [Portrait of a Man in a Fur-lined Coat] exhibited at Gallery (PDF 1.7MB)

January 13, 1965
[Hours of opening during inauguration week] (PDF 1.6MB)

January 31, 1965
[Exhibition of watercolor drawings of John White] (PDF 2.5MB)

February 7, 1965
[Three American primitive paintings, gifts of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, placed on special exhibit] (PDF 2.5MB)

February 21, 1965
[Acquisition of Copley's Watson and the Shark through fund established by Ferdinand Lammot Belin] (PDF 1.7MB)

March 12, 1965
[Sir Isaiah Berlin to be A.W. Mellon lecturer for 1965] (PDF 2.3MB)

March 14, 1965
[Eyewitness to Space to open] (PDF 2.3MB)

April 4, 1965
[Acquisition of two paintings by Francesco and Gian Antonio Guardi through Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund] (PDF 1.9MB)

April 5, 1965
Twenty-Second American Music Festival at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.8MB)

April 18, 1965
[Miguel Sithium's The Assumption of the Virgin acquired through Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund] (PDF 8.9MB)

April 23, 1965
[Exhibition of The Chester Dale Bequest] (PDF 614KB)

May 12, 1965
Rembrandt's Titus to be shown in Capital (PDF 1.4MB)

May 16, 1965
[Gift of Sargent's Mrs. Adrian Iselin by Mrs. Ernest Iselin, and Twachtman's Winter Harmony and Heade's Brazilian Seascape by the Avalon Foundation] (PDF 1.6MB)

May 26, 1965
[Rembrandt's Portrait of the Artist's Son Titus on exhibition] (PDF 2.5MB)

May 26, 1965
[Huntington Cairns' retirement] (PDF 3MB)

June 6, 1965
[Opening of Sketches by Constable from the Victoria and Albert Museum] (PDF 1.7MB)

June 14, 1965
Remarks by the Honorable George F. Kennan, White House Festival of Arts Luncheon at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 8MB)

June 19, 1965
[White House exhibition at the National Gallery] (PDF 4MB)

July 1, 1965
[Ernest R. Feidler assumes position of Secretary, Treasurer and General Counsel and E. James Adams succeeds as Administrator] (PDF 2.4MB)

July 1, 1965
[Gallery to be regularly open to the public in the evenings, 7 days a week for the first time] (PDF 1.5MB)

July 8, 1965
[Opening of 19th and 20th Century European Drawings] (PDF 4.8MB)

August 10, 1965
[Acquisition of Roberti's The Wife of Hasdrubal with Her Children, Largilliere's Elizabeth Throckmorton, and de Lyons' Portrait of a Man through the Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund] (PDF 3.3MB)

August 13, 1965
[Exhibition of 19th and 20th-century European prints from the Gallery's collection] (PDF 1.6MB)

August 20, 1965
[Degas wax sculptures lent to the National Gallery of Art by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and to go on exhibition. Also Rodin works given by Mrs. John W. Simpson in 1942. First opportunity for the public to see the Rodin Collection in its entirety since its initial exhibition at the Gallery almost twenty years ago] (PDF 3MB)

September 1, 1965
[Gift of John Singleton Copley's portrait of Colonel Eleazer Tyng from the Avalon Foundation] (PDF 809KB)

September 11, 1965
[Copley exhibition to open] (PDF 2.8MB)

September 14, 1965
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.6MB)

September 14, 1965
[Arrival of museum directors and curators for the first meeting of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) outside Europe] (PDF 837KB)

October 1, 1965
[Ring of gold to be formed at the National Gallery of Art as joint cultural endeavor of Peru and the United States] (PDF 2.5MB)

October 19, 1965
[Observance of National Gallery of Art's 25th anniversary with an exhibition of paintings from the Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce collections] (PDF 861KB)

November 7, 1965
[Gift of Vigée-Lebrun painting from the Bay Foundation] (PDF 1.7MB)

November 8, 1965
[Dürer and His Time to open] (PDF 2.7MB)

November 14, 1965
Memo to press about the visit of Princess Margaret on November 17 (PDF 958KB)

November 30, 1965
[Chester Dale Collection installed in new location] (PDF 701KB)

December 1, 1965
Exhibition Schedule: Through autumn of 1966 (PDF 1.5MB)

December 8, 1965
[Raphael's Madonna di Loreto and Paolo Veronese's Self-Portrait placed on view] (PDF 1.5MB)

December 12, 1965
[Collection of woodcuts and metalcuts from the first century printmaking to be shown] (PDF 2.7MB)

December 29, 1965
[The American Vision film at the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 1.7MB)