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Press Releases: 1998

January 1, 1998
Advance Exhibition Schedule(PDF 14.4MB)

January 2, 1998
Major Retrospective of Works by Mark Rothko Presents Wide Range of Styles over Four Decades; On View at the National Gallery of Art, May 3-August 16, 1998(PDF 23.5MB)

January 14, 1998
First Exhibition of Edgar Degas' Horse and Racing Subjects on View at the National Gallery of Art, April 12-July 12, 1998(PDF 25.8MB)

January 15, 1998
Van Gogh's Van Goghs National Gallery of Art Presents 70 Paintings by Dutch Master; Largest Survey of His Career Outside the Netherlands in More Than 25 Years(PDF 2.8MB)

February 23, 1998
National Gallery of Art Seeks Volunteer Docents for School Tours(PDF 1.5MB)

February 26, 1998
Recent Acquisitions at the National Gallery Include Rare Holbein and Dramatic Dutch Portrait(PDF 4.1MB)

March 18, 1998
First Exhibition of Edgar Degas' Horse and Racing Subjects on View at the National Gallery of Art, April 12-July 12, 1998(PDF 3.2MB)

March 25, 1998
National Gallery Commemorates 20th Anniversary of East Building with Works Showing Early Architectural Designs(PDF 5MB)

March 31, 1998
Van Gogh Self-Portrait Is Among Masterpieces Bequeathed to National Gallery of Art by Betsey Cushing Whitney(PDF 3.6MB)

March 31, 1998
Collectors Committee Selects Scott Burton's Six-part Seating, Also Major Photographs, Prints, and Drawings for Gallery's 20th-century Collection(PDF 2.7MB)

May 6, 1998
Seventeenth-Century Dutch and Flemish Art, Exotica, and Artifacts on View at National Gallery of Art(PDF 24.3MB)

May 27, 1998
Advance Passes Available Starting August 30, 1998 for Van Gogh's Van Goghs and Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868 at National Gallery of Art, Washington(PDF 2.3MB)

May 28, 1998
Artists and the Avant-Garde Theater in Paris, 1887-1900 on View at the National Gallery of Art, June 7- September 7, 1998(PDF 15.7MB)

June 2, 1998
Manet, Monet, and the Gare Saint-Lazare on View at the National Gallery of Art, June 14-September 20, 1998(PDF 13MB)

July 1, 1998
Advance Passes Available Stating August 30, 1998 for Van Gogh's Van Goghs and Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868 at National Gallery of Art, Washington(PDF 2.4MB)

July 23, 1998
Courtesan Painting in Van Gogh's Van Goghs Inspired by Print in Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868(PDF 3.2MB)

August 1, 1998
Advance Exhibition Schedule(PDF 19MB)

August 12, 1998
National Gallery of Art's Fifty-Seventh Concert Season October 4, 1998(PDF 5.8MB)

August 15, 1998
Advance Exhibition Schedule(PDF 19MB)

August 17, 1998
Courtesan Painting in Van Gogh's Van Goghs Inspired by Print in Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868(PDF 3.3MB)

September 16, 1998
Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art Announces 1998-1999 Appointments(PDF 4.6MB)

September 21, 1998
The National Gallery of Art, Washington Announces the Publication of the Mark Rothko Catalogue Raisonné(PDF 2MB) 

September 24, 1998
National Gallery Program's Explore Van Gogh's Diverse Career(PDF 3.3MB)

September 24, 1998
Special Shop for Van Gogh's Van Goghs at National Gallery(PDF 3MB)

September 24, 1998
Updated Release: Van Gogh’s Van Goghs National Gallery of Art Presents 72 Paintings by Dutch Master.  Largest Survey of His Career Outside the Netherlands in More than 25 Years(PDF 21.3MB)

September 24, 1998
Advance Passes for Van Gogh’s Van Goghs No Longer Available.  Same Day Passes Available Beginning October 4 at National Gallery(PDF 907KB)

October 6, 1998
Bernini's Terracottas from the State Hermitage Museum, Russia on View at the National Gallery of Art October 11-January 18, 1999(PDF 7.3MB)

October 15, 1998
Gifts to the Nation from Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney on View at the National Gallery of Art October 18, 1998-January 3, 1999(PDF 4.8MB)

October 27, 1998
National Gallery Implements New Procedures for Same-Day Passes to Van Gogh's Van Goghs(PDF 1MB)

October 29, 1998
First Major Survey of Edo Art in the U.S. Only at the National Gallery of Art November 15, 1998-February 15, 1999(PDF 41MB)

October 29, 1998
Japanese Performing Arts Festival to Compliment Major Exhibition Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868, at the National Gallery of Art this Fall and Winter(PDF 6.4MB)

November 3, 1998
Courtly and Secular Life in the Late Middle Ages on View at National Gallery in First International Exhibition of Medieval Art(PDF 13.5MB)

December 2, 1998
The Cascade Café, An Italian Gelateria and Espresso Bar, Now Open at the National Gallery of Art(PDF 1.9MB)

December 14, 1998
John Singer Sargent on view at the National Gallery of Art, February 21-May 31, 1999(PDF 3.7MB)

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