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Press Releases



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National Gallery breaks attendance records again 4 Jan
National Gallery Exhibitions list 1978 and 1979 Feb
'The Family of Darius and it's x-ray' exhibition 3 Feb
Appointment of Mr Alan Braham as next Keeper of the National Gallery 7 Feb
National Gallery News to replace monthly lecture list 23 Feb
Acquisition: 'Saint John the Baptist Preaching in the Wilderness' by Van Haarlem (2 releases) 23 Feb
'Mad Hats' an Easter quiz for children 27 Feb
Annual report to be published 1 Mar
Cecil Gould, Keeper, retires on 31 May 3 Mar
Bequest:'Still life with the drinking horn of the Saint Sebastian Archers' Guild, lobster and glasses 7 Mar
Madame de Pompadour is cleaned 7 Mar
The National Gallery shop opens on 7 Apr, 23 Mar
Statement on the condition of Poussin's 'The Adoration of the Golden Calf' after it was maliciously damaged 6 Apr
Acquisition: 'Psyche showing her sisters her gifts from Cupid' by Fragonard 19 Apr
The Artist's Eye - Richard Hamilton 19 May
National Gallery Appeal to save Canaletto for Birmingham 31 May
Canaletto for Birmingham: Progress report no.1 Jun [?]
National Gallery summer event for children - A 'creepy-crawly' quiz 13 Jun
The Artist's Eye - Richard Hamilton release no.2 26 Jun
'Four Figures at Table' revealed as an original Le Nain after cleaning 7 Jul
National Gallery appeal to save the Canaletto for Birmingham progress report no. 1 [Jun?]
National Gallery Canaletto appeal a success 10 Jul
The National Gallery's touring exhibition 'Dutch Genre Painting' returns 19 Jul
A Month in London - new exhibition series starts with loan of 'Rest on the Flight into Egypt' by Gentileschi 14 Sep
Exhibition to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of the painter Giovanni Battista Moroni 27 Sep
National Gallery staff art exhibition no.3 9 Oct
New chief restorer appointed at the National Gallery, Mr Martin Wyld 12 Oct
Acquisition: 'The Winnower' by Millet 16 Oct
Monster Quiz event for adults and children 17 Nov
Bequest: 'Jacob and Laban with Leah' by Saraceni 17 Nov
Unexpected loan to the National Gallery's Moroni Exhibition 22 Nov
Millet's 'The Winnower' to go on show in room 40 at the National Gallery 22 Nov
Chief restorer Arthur Lucas to retire at end of year 5 Dec
'The Adoration of the Golden Calf' by Poussin is repaired 5 Dec
How the 'Golden Calf' was Mended 13 Dec
Dutch pictures from the Royal Collection on loan to the National Gallery 22 Dec

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