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Press Releases: 1981

January 21, 1981
Baldung prints and drawings go on view at National Gallery January 25 [Hans Baldung Grien: Prints and Drawings] (PDF 2.4MB)

February 11, 1981
First El Greco paintings retrospective [El Greco of Toledo] to open in Madrid 1982 and travel to U.S. museums (PDF 6.1MB)

March 2, 1981
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 2.9MB)

March 20, 1981
Major modern graphics archive at National Gallery announced at contemporary graphics show opening (PDF 1.6MB)

April 7, 1981
National Gallery awards Study Center's fellowships for 1981-1982 (PDF 3.5MB)

April 10, 1981
Kandinsky exhibition [Kandinsky: The Improvisations] opens April 26 (PDF 1.8MB)

April 14, 1981
Advance Fact Sheet [Rodin Rediscovered] (PDF 5.0MB)

April 15, 1981
Miró Head of a Catalan Peasant acquired by National Gallery (PDF 1.6MB)

April 21, 1981
Gallery's Center for Advanced Study holds seminar on Raphael's TransfigurationPDF 1.7 (MB)

May 4, 1981
[Andrea] Palladio drawings on view at National Gallery May 17 (PDF 1.7MB)

May 12, 1981
Symposium on Mamluk art convenes at National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.1MB)

June 4, 1981
Center for Advanced Study awards six summer fellowships (PDF 1.5MB)

June 12, 1981
Press and media advisory [Rodin Rediscovered] (PDF 6.1MB)

July 22, 1981
French master drawings exhibition [French Master Drawings from the Rouen Museum] opens August 2 (PDF 1.7MB)

July 31, 1981
African sculpture exhibition [The Four Moments of the Sun: Kongo Art in Two Worlds] opens August 30 (PDF 2.3MB)

September 9, 1981
40th season of Sunday evening concerts at National Gallery begins October 4 (PDF 2.7MB)

September 11, 1981
Frank E. Brown and Jean V. Bony appointed National Gallery Kress Professors 1981-1982 (PDF 2.2MB)

September 21, 1981
19th-century American art exhibition [An American Perspective: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Art from the Collection of JoAnn and Julian Ganz Jr.] opens at National Gallery October 4 (PDF 2.6MB)

September 24, 1981
Gallery's CASVA announces innovative joint program with regional universities (PDF 1.5MB)

September 24, 1981
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 2.7MB)

October 2, 1981
Advance Fact Sheet [Between Continents/Between Seas: Pre-Columbian Art of Costa Rica] (PDF 2.9MB)

October 14, 1981
First comprehensive survey of cubist prints opens at National Gallery October 18 (PDF 1.6MB)

October 20, 1981
Picasso graphics from private collection mark centenary of artist's birth [The Morton G. Neumann Family Collection: Picasso Prints and Drawings] (PDF 1.9MB)

December 4, 1981
Archaeological study leads to first survey of Pre-Columbian art from Costa Rica (PDF 3.0MB)

December 9, 1981
Advance Fact Sheet [Mauritshuis: Dutch Painting of the Golden Age] (PDF 2.2MB)