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Press Releases: 1971

January 27, 1971
Hogarth paintings from Mellon Collection exhibited at the National Gallery [William Hogarth: A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon] (PDF 6.7MB)

February 1, 1971
[Draft of release for exhibition of Hogarth engravings from Rosenwald Collection, Prints by William Hogarth] (PDF 1.3MB)

February 5, 1971
T.S.R. Boase to deliver Mellon Lectures on Vasari, the Man and the Book (PDF 1.7MB)

February 16, 1971
National Gallery exhibits reunited bronze group (PDF 5.3MB)

March 1, 1971
Advance Fact Sheet: Dürer in America: His Graphic Work April 25-June 6, 1971 (PDF 3.4MB)

March 2, 1971
Concert to commemorate thirtieth anniversary of the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3MB)

March 12, 1971
Celebrated Mazarin Tapestry returns to view at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3MB)

March 18, 1971
Talks by renowned scholars to complement National Gallery's Dürer exhibition (PDF 2.5MB)

April 17, 1971
National Gallery publishes major Dürer catalog in conjunction with anniversary exhibition (PDF 3.1MB)

April 21, 1971
Gallery plans special tours and lectures in conjunction with Dürer exhibition (PDF 1.7MB)

April 25, 1971
National Gallery mounts major exhibition of Dürer Graphics to commemorate in America German master's 500th birthday (PDF 16.2MB)

April 26, 1971
National Gallery to present I.M. Pei design for East Building, followed by ground-breaking ceremony (PDF 2.3MB)

May 1, 1971
Fact Sheet: Programs involved in the East Building project (PDF 2.8MB)

May 1, 1971
Fact Sheet: East Building construction (PDF 2.3MB)

May 1, 1971
Fact Sheet: General Contractor for East Building (Chas. H. Tompkins) (PDF 903KB)

May 1, 1971
Editor's Note New schedule of summer hours (PDF 754KB)

May 1, 1971
Advance Exhibition Schedule Summer 1971 through Summer 1972 (PDF 4.1MB)

May 5, 1971
National Gallery shows plans for projected East Building (PDF 4.2MB)

May 6, 1971
National Gallery breaks ground for its East Building (PDF 3.2MB)

May 17, 1971
National Gallery acquires Cole Voyage of Life series (PDF 2.7MB)

May 20, 1971
National Gallery names E. James Adams Secretary and General Counsel; Joseph G. English becomes Administrator (PDF 1.5MB)

June 3, 1971
National Gallery exhibits landscape prints by Rembrandt and nineteenth-century admirers (PDF 1.1MB)

June 10, 1971
Television films on art shown at the National Gallery this summer (PDF 1.5MB)

June 11, 1971
Cities as cultural centers from Middle Ages to modern times are subjects of summer talks at the National Gallery (PDF 1.5MB)

July 21, 1971
Acquisitions of photographic materials double the National Gallery's photographic archive (PDF 2.2MB)

July 30, 1971
Advance Fact Sheet [John Sloan 1871-1951 exhibition] (PDF 2.5MB)

August 31, 1971
National Gallery salutes Kennedy Center opening with theater arts exhibition from La Scala (PDF 19.4MB)

September 10, 1971
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.8MB)

September 14, 1971
National Gallery retrospective marks John Sloan centennial year (PDF 2.8MB)

October 1, 1971
William C. Seitz appointed Kress Professor at National Gallery 1971-1972 (PDF 2.2MB)

October 1, 1971
Color Prints and Books from the Widener Collection [Description of the collection] (PDF 1.7MB)

October 14, 1971
Rembrandt authority Christopher White appointed Curator of Prints at National Gallery (PDF 3MB)

October 15, 1971
Note to the press: Change of exhibition dates [15th century Italian engravings from the Rosenwald Collection] (PDF 706KB)

October 26, 1971
Art and Man begins second year with largest art magazine circulation in U.S. (PDF 1.4MB)

November 12, 1971
Genuine and fake Rodin drawings go on special exhibition at National Gallery (PDF 2.9MB)

November 23, 1971
Draft release [Acquisition of Quentin Massys' The Unlikely Lovers, Joos de Momper's Landscape with a Vista through a Grotto, and Henry O. Tanner's The Seine] (PDF 3.4MB)

November 23, 1971
Important twentieth-century painting acquired by National Gallery [William Glackens' Family Group from Mr. and Mrs. Ira Glackens] (PDF 2.9MB)

December 13, 1971
Rare Tiepolo etchings exhibition honors National Gallery founding benefactor Lessing J. Rosenwald (PDF 3.9MB)