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Press Releases: 1966

January 1, 1966
[Additional showings of The American Vision] (PDF 742KB)

January 16, 1966
[Rubens' Daniel in the Lions' Den acquired through Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund] (PDF 2.4MB)

February 2, 1966
[Picture of the Week broadcasts begin second season] (PDF 2MB)

February 20, 1966
[Rembrandt's Saskia Lying in Bed acquired through Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund] (PDF 1.6MB)

March 6, 1966
[National Gallery's 25th anniversary ceremonies and presentations of a new award for distinguished service to education in art] (PDF 6.1MB)

March 15, 1966
[Exhibition of 19th and 20th-century French works from the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce] (PDF 7.2MB)

March 17, 1966
[Recipients of the National Gallery of Art Anniversary Award Medal] (PDF 25.2MB)

April 15, 1966
Twenty-third American Music Festival at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.7MB)

April 21, 1966
[Three art books, 25-year report, and 2 summary catalogues being published by the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 2.5MB)
May 5, 1966
[Saint George and the Dragon to be displayed behind magnifying glass] (PDF 2.4MB)

May 15, 1966
[Gift of Jan Vermeer's A Lady Writing by Harry Waldron Havemeyer and Horace Havemeyer, Jr.] (PDF 1.7MB)

May 29, 1966
[Art Treasures of Turkey to open] (PDF 3.1MB)

June 27, 1966
[Portion of National Gallery of Art 25th anniversary exhibition returned to public view] (PDF 1.5MB)

July 1, 1966
[Museum of Fine Arts, Petersburg, Florida will be the first museum to benefit from the newly established National Gallery of Art lending program of European paintings] (PDF 1.5MB)

July 8, 1966
[Exhibition of city views shown at the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 1.6MB)

July 10, 1966
[Sunday films and illustrated lectures series at the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 1.5MB)

August 4, 1966
[Exhibition of privately-owned European drawings from the 17th- and 18th-centuries at the National Gallery of Art] (PDF 2.5MB)

September 1, 1966
Special Notice [Summer schedule] (PDF 675KB)

September 1, 1966
Swedish King lends private Chinese art for first U.S. view (PDF 4.3MB)

September 15, 1966
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.5MB)

September 29, 1966
[Incentive awards given to outstanding employees] (PDF 820KB)

September 30, 1966
[Exhibition of American primitive watercolors and pastels from the collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch] (PDF 2.6MB)

October 13, 1966
Special Notice [Exhibition of Chinese art of King of Sweden closes October 9] (PDF 667KB)

October 17, 1966
[Exhibition honoring Gilbert Stuart] (PDF 902KB)

November 1, 1966
Film The American Vision to resume showings (PDF 684KB)

December 17, 1966
[Gift of Charles Willson Peale's portrait of Benjamin and Eleanor Ridgely Laming from Morris Schapiro] (PDF 1.7MB)

December 20, 1966
Special Notice [Christmas card art exhibition] (PDF 749KB)