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Press Releases: 2009

January 2, 2009
Reba and Dave Williams' Collection of American Prints —Unrivaled in Scope—Is Acquired by National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC (PDF 365KB)

January 9, 2009
National Gallery of Art Begins 2009 Lecture Program with Robert Frank, Jonathan Lopez, Paul Sanderson, and More (PDF 160KB)

January 9, 2009
National Gallery of Art Welcomes Visitors of All Ages with Family-Friendly Films and Activities (PDF 140KB)

January 16, 2009
Abraham Lincoln's 200th Birthday is Celebrated by National Gallery of Art (PDF 194KB)

January 16, 2009
National Gallery of Art's Film Offerings in Early 2009 Celebrate Robert Frank and Welcome Leading Filmmakers and Experts (PDF 279KB)

January 30, 2009
Philip Guston Focus Exhibition Inaugurates Series of Modern and Contemporary Shows "In The Tower," National Gallery of Art (PDF 198KB)

February 6, 2009
National Gallery of Art Acquires Hendrick Ter Brugghen's Remarkable
Bagpipe Player
(PDF 261KB)

February 9, 2009
American Galleries in National Gallery of Art's West Building Begin Reopening After Two Years of Facilities Renovations (PDF 379KB)

February 14, 2009
Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans 50th Anniversary Celebration of Iconic Book of Photographs Premieres at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Travels to San Francisco and New York in 2009(PDF 300KB)

February 19, 2009
Rare Manuscript Illuminations Exhibition Provides a Feast for the Eyes and New Research at the National Gallery of Art, Washington March 1 through August 2, 2009(PDF 262KB)

March 5, 2009
T.J. Clark to Present Picasso and Truth for the Fifty-Eighth A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington(PDF 201KB)

March 13, 2009
Spring Films at the National Gallery of Art(PDF 727KB)

March 30, 2009
National Gallery of Art Presents Film Program for Children and Teens
Featuring Acclaimed Films From Around the World
(PDF 277KB)

March 30, 2009
National Gallery of Art's 2009 Jazz in the Garden Concerts Coincide with Reinstallation of Renowned American Collection (PDF 303KB)

April 3, 2009
National Gallery of Art Acquires Seminal Painting by Norman Lewis;
Works by Hugonnier, Rugg, and Bochner Also Acquired
(PDF 263KB)

April 9, 2009
"A Weekend in the Dutch Republic" Family Weekend Explores Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age at National Gallery of Art(PDF 238KB)

April 21, 2009
First U.S. Exhibition in 25 Years of Luis Meléndez's Still Lifes Premieres at the National Gallery of Art, Washington May 17 through August 23, 2009(PDF 934KB)

April 22, 2009
National Gallery of Art Acquires Presidency I–V Photographs by Thomas Demand (PDF 266KB)

April 27, 2009
Jaromír Funke and the Amateur Avant-Garde on View at the National Gallery of Art, Washington May 3 through August 9, 2009(PDF 397KB)

May 1, 2009
Garden Café España at National Gallery of Art Features Menu by Chef José Andrés in Honor of Spanish Exhibitions(PDF 281KB)

May 1, 2009
Exceptional Renaissance Armor and Portraits on View Together for the First Time at the National Gallery of Art, Washington - Only Venue Worldwide - June 28 through November 1, 200(PDF 516KB)

May 15, 2009
Two Manet Master Paintings Reunited at the National Gallery of Art Thanks to Reciprocal Loan Program with Norton Simon Museum (PDF 233KB)

May 22, 2009
Stanley William Hayter's Surrealist and Abstract Prints on View at the National Gallery of Art(PDF 276KB)

June 2, 2009
Gleaming Steel Graft Installed in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden by Artist Roxy Paine (PDF 267KB)

June 3, 2009
Judith Leyster's 400th Birthday to be Celebrated with Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington June 21 through November 29, 2009(PDF 457KB)

June 16, 2009
Exquisite Spanish Armor Exhibition Installation in Progress at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Opens to the Public June 28, 2009(PDF 174KB)

June 19, 2009
First Exhibition of Venetian Renaissance Sculptor Tullio Lombardo at National Gallery of Art, Washington - Only Venue Worldwide - July 4 through November 1, 2009(PDF 448KB)

June 22, 2009
Updated Menu by Chef José Andrés in Honor of Spanish Exhibitions in Garden Café España at National Gallery of Art Menu Served through November 1(PDF 279KB)

June 25, 2009
Leonardo da Vinci Puzzle Examined by Research and Exhibition of Budapest Horse and Related Bronzes at National Gallery of Art, Washington July 3-September 7, 2009(PDF 496KB)

June 25, 2009
National Gallery of Art Summer Lectures Explore Exhibitions, and Intertwined Works of Art (PDF 343KB)

June 29, 2009
Summer Films at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 409KB)

July 2, 2009
Garden Café España Recipes by José Andrés(PDF 338KB)

July 27, 2009
Updated Release: Rare Manuscript Illuminations Exhibition Provides a Feast for the Eyes and New Research at the National Gallery of Art, Washington March 1 through August 2, 2009(PDF 270KB)

July 31, 2009
Mary Morton named curator of French painting at National Gallery of Art, Washington (PDF 309KB)

August 25, 2009
Family-Friendly Activities Engage Visitors of All Ages with The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits From Imperial Spain (PDF 336KB)

August 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Awards 20 Summer Internships to Outstanding Students from 12 States, One U.S. Territory, and Two Foreign Countries (PDF 481KB)

August 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Concerts in 2009–2010 Present Music Relating to the Visual Arts (PDF 311KB)

August 28, 2009
The 68th Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art September-December 2009(PDF 231KB)

August 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Presents Film Program for Children and Teens
Featuring Acclaimed Films From Around the World
(PDF 371KB)

September 2, 2009
National Gallery of Art 2009 Film Program Enters Fall Season With Dynamic Line-Up Including D.C. Film Premieres and Guest Speakers (PDF 511KB)

September 3, 2009
National Gallery of Art Lecture Program Closes 2009 With Brice Marden, Toni Morrison, and More (PDF 186KB)

September 11, 2009
Concept of Innovation Illuminates Meyerhoff Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, on View in National Gallery of Art, East Building, October 1, 2009 through May 2, 2010(PDF 833KB)

September 11, 2009
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection Celebrates a Collector who Transformed the National Gallery of Art with French and American Masterpieces, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 31, 2010-July 31, 2011(PDF 1.4MB)

September 17, 2009
American Café Highlights Cuisine of the East Coast in Honor of The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works Menu served November 2, 2009 (PDF 317KB)

September 17, 2009
National Gallery of Art Honors Hispanic Heritage Month with Exhibitions, Programs, Tours, and Online Offerings (PDF 423KB)

September 18, 2009
First Solo Exhibition of Robert Bergman's Photographs on View at the National Gallery of Art October 11, 2009 through January 10, 2010(PDF 354KB)

September 24, 2009
Renaissance to Revolution: Three Centuries of Stunning and Significant French Drawings on View at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010(PDF 256KB)

September 25, 2009
Editions with Additions: Working Proofs by Jasper Johns on View at the National Gallery of Art October 11, 2009 through April 4, 2010(PDF 334KB)

September 25, 2009
The Darker Side of Light Reveals the Arts of Privacy on View at the National Gallery of Art October 1, 2009 through January 18, 2010(PDF 286KB)

October 8, 2009
Landmark Exhibition to Explore Impact of Lifelike Religious Sculptures on Paintings from Baroque Spain, on View at the National Gallery of Art February 28-May 31, 2010(PDF 249KB)

October 16, 2009
Extraordinary Range of Photographic Processes are Explored in Permanent Collection Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art October 25, 2009 through March 14, 2010(PDF 570KB)

October 27, 2009
Updated Release: Exceptional Renaissance Armor and Portraits on View Together for the First Time at the National Gallery of Art, Washington - Only Venue Worldwide - June 28 through November 29, 2009(PDF 394KB)

October 28, 2009
National Gallery of Art Celebrates the 2009 Holiday Season (PDF 316KB)

November 5, 2009
National Gallery of Art Presents 64th American Music Festival in Honor of The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works (PDF 351KB)

November 19, 2009
National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2009–2010 Appointments (PDF 304KB)

November 30, 2009
Synecdoche, Watershed Work by Byron Kim, Installed at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 322KB)

December 15, 2009
Gleaming Steel Graft Installed in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden by Artist Roxy Paine (PDF 267KB)

December 15, 2009
Ice Rink in National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Opens for Eleventh Season on December 10, Weather Permitting (PDF 285KB)

December 17, 2009
Chester Dale Collection Celebrated with Array of Public Programs and Special Offerings in Garden Café and Shops (PDF 147KB)

December 31, 2009
Robert H. Smith President Emeritus National Gallery of Art July 21, 1928-December 29, 2009 (PDF 228KB)

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