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Rubens and Gainsborough Second Sight 2 Feb

Attendance figures hold their own 2 Feb

Exhibition of art by staff of the National Gallery 20 Mar

The Weight Watcher's guide to the Gallery 20 Mar

Gift of five important paintings from Alice M. Bleecker 23 Mar

'I See, I Paint' competition 24 Mar

Coutts and Co to sponsor major National Gallery publication 14 Apr

Acquisition: 'Helene Rouart in her father's study' by Degas 21 Apr

Artist in residence Maggi Hambling selection of work on view Apr

A month in London press view 1 May

Acquisition: 'A courtyard with two figures as Anthony and Cleopatra' by Jan Baptist Weenix 8 May

Acquisition by private treaty purchase: 'The Deposition' by the Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece 18 May

Major Exhibition: El Greco to Goya 20 May

Love and Marriage summer quiz advance notice 20 May

National Gallery holds first major children's exhibition Jun

The Artist's Eye - David Hockney 2 Jun

Acquisition: 'The Enchanted Castle' by Claude Lorraine 10 Jun

Love and Marriage a National Gallery quiz 24 Jun

Mid-week late-night opening 24 Jun

El Greco to Goya: The Taste for Spanish Paintings in Britain and Ireland 20 Aug

Loan of sketch for the palace of Whitehall decorations by Rubens 28 Aug

Scottish artist in residence for National Gallery 29 Sep

Major sponsorship for the National Gallery by the Sunley Foundation 20 Oct

Coutts & Co. Sponsor major National Gallery publication '100 Great Paintings' 23 Oct

Christmas for children at the National Gallery 23 Oct

Technical Bulletin 10 Nov

Mantegna and Degas Second Sight 10 Nov

Christmas for children at the National Gallery 26 Nov

El Greco to Goya exhibition attendance approaches half a million 7 Dec

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