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|Archive reference number||NG23/1974|
Acquisition: 'The Immaculate Conception' by Velazquez 18 Jan
150th Anniversary of the founding of the National Gallery 5 Feb
Exhibition of Dutch Townscape painting 11 Feb
Refunds on season tickets and gift vouchers bought at the National Gallery 28 Mar
150th Anniversary celebrations 16 Apr
150th Anniversary exhibition 'the working of the National Gallery' 30 Apr
Professor John Hale to succeed Sir Edward Playfair as Chairman 10 Jun
Painting in Focus, first of a new series of exhibitions at the National Gallery featuring 'The Ambassadors' by Holbein 18 Jul
Special exhibitions at the National Gallery 26 Jun
'Easter Morning' by Friedrich on loan to the National Gallery 7 Aug
Extension of 'Painting in Focus' exhibition 27 Aug
Acquisition: 'Virgil reading the Aeneid to Augustus and Octavia' by Taillasson 3 Sep
An important group of pictures lent to the National Gallery by the Loyd trustees 30 Sep
Painting in focus number 2: 'The Abbe Scaglia adoring the Virgin and Child' by Anthony van Dyck Oct
The Looking, Drawing and Sitting-Still Book 18 Nov 1974
'Child with a Dove' by Picasso on loan to the National Gallery 3 Dec
'Schools Out!' the National Gallery's first event for children planned to run over the school holiday period 9 Dec
|Paintings referenced in this record||NG6424, NG1314, NG6426, NG4889|
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