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Press Releases: 1977

January 25, 1977
National Gallery shows 17th-century Dutch drawings and prints from American collections (PDF 2.1MB)

February 12, 1977
National Gallery receives photo collection of German art for photographic archives [and appointment of Ruth R. Philbrick, Head, Photographic Archives] (PDF 1.4MB)

February 22, 1977
Hours for Treasures of Tutankhamun extended by National Gallery during last two weeks (PDF 769KB)

March 3, 1977
Renaissance scholar Andre Chastel to give 1977 Mellon Lectures (PDF 2.1MB)

March 4, 1977
National Gallery announces gift of Gauguin painting [The Invocation] (PDF 1.3MB)

March 28, 1977
Tokugawa Nō Robes and Masks to open at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.2MB)

April 12, 1977
Note to editors [Revised titles of A.W. Mellon Lectures] (PDF 795KB)

April 27, 1977
National Gallery print exhibition surveys aesthetic role of paper for print connoisseurs [Paper in Prints](PDF 2MB)

April 28, 1977
La Belle Epoque shown in prints at National Gallery of Art [Prints of Paris: The 1890s](PDF 1.4MB)

May 6, 1977
Press-Television-Radio notice of preview and reception for photo exhibit on handicapped persons and the arts [Accessible Arts](PDF 1.6MB)

May 26, 1977
Prominent Americanist appointed National Gallery Senior Curator [John Wilmerding] (PDF 2.2MB)

June 3, 1977
Historic and contemporary flags in National Sculpture Garden to commemorate Stars and Stripes on Flag Day [New Glory](PDF 2MB)

June 6, 1977
Advance Fact Sheet [Matisse: The Cut-Outs](PDF 2.2MB)

June 24, 1977
National Gallery premieres Jefferson film week of July 12 (PDF 1.6MB)

July 1, 1977
General information about the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.3MB)

August 12, 1977
National Gallery of Art premiers major exhibition of Matisse cut-outs (PDF 2.8MB)

September 1, 1977
36th season of Sunday evening concerts at National Gallery begins September 25 (PDF 2.1MB)

October 11, 1977
Matisse exhibition held over through October 24 (PDF 1.4MB)

November 7, 1977
Joseph Alsop to give Gallery's 1978 Mellon Lectures in spring (PDF 2.5MB)

December 2, 1977
National Gallery's extension service offers new films and programs on Cézanne, China, King Tut, fireworks (PDF 1.6MB)

December 7, 1977
Eminent drawings scholar appointed 1977-1978 Gallery Kress Professor [Agnes Mongan] (PDF 2.3MB)