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Attendance figures for 1981 7 Jan
Exhibitions 1982 Jan
Canaletto and Guardi - Second Sight 3 Feb
Press conference for the publication of the National Gallery annual report 8 Feb
Weather or Not spring quiz 26 Feb
Fifth biennial touring exhibition 26 Feb
New recorded information service 25 Mar
Bequest: 'Canal Scene in Holland' [renamed 'View of Oudewater']
by Willem Koekkoek 2 Apr
Materials and techniques of painting 2 Apr
A month in London - 'A Philosopher lecturing on the Orrery' by Joseph Wright 6 Apr
Acquisition in focus: 'The Enchanted Castle' by Claude 7 Apr
Acquisitions: 'The Boar Hunt' by Joseph Parrocel and 'The Hawking Party' by Joseph Parrocel 13 Apr
Acquisition: 'The Nurture of Bacchus' [renamed 'Landscape with mythological figures'] by Moses van Uyttenbroeck 23 Apr
Watch this Space - an exhibition about perspective in painting 28 Apr
Summer events at the National Gallery 7 May
Jock McFadyen artist in residence, works completed during the residency 12 May
Paintings repaired after damage: 'Sun Rising Through Vapour' by Turner and 'The Mill' by Claude 10 Jun
Acquisition in focus: 'The Enchanted Castle' by Claude more initial release 18 Jun
National Gallery holds major children's exhibition Jun
Summer time - children's summer activities at the National Gallery 6 Jul
Acquisition in focus: 'The Enchanted Castle' by Claude more detailed release 17 Jul
Early release: exhibition of designs by Hampton site finalists 20 Jul
Summer talks for children 6 Aug
Press view invitation for exhibition of designs by Hampton site finalists 10 Aug
Hampton site finalists exhibition extended 7 Sep
Press view for touring exhibition 15 Sep
Exhibitions 1983 15 Sep
Aritist in residence: Michael Porter 22 Sep
Christmas at the National Gallery 22 Sep
Acquisition: 'The Triumph of Pan' by Nicolas Poussin 24 Sep
'The Marquesa da Pontejos' by Goya on loan to the National Gallery 7 Oct
Sixth Technical Bulletin 13 Oct
'The Art of the Painter' course for secondary school teachers 19 Oct
Hampton Site competition 21 Oct
Acquisition in Focus: 'Samson and Delilah' by Rubens 27 Oct
Acquisition: 'The Introduction of Hebe to Hercules' by Hans von Aachen 5 Nov
Christmas at the National Gallery 18 Nov
Press invitation to conference on two new acquisitions 3 Dec
Previous National Gallery acquisitions 1982 Dec
Acquisitions: 'The Seine at Asnieres' by Renoir and 'The Gare St. Lazare' by Monet 9 Dec
A month in London: 'The Punishment of Luxury' by Segantini 29 Dec
Acquisition in Focus: 'Samson and Delilah' by Rubens 29 Dec.

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