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Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery Presents First Major U.S. Exhibition of Qur’ans

“The Art of the Qur’an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts” Will Be On View Oct. 22–Feb. 20, 2017

2016-10-04 | Press Release | Images

Powerful Color Unites a Rare Dish and a Rothko Painting at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery

On View Sept. 3–Feb. 20, 2017, Exhibition Reveals the Visual Power of Reds

2016-08-23 | Press Release | Images

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Afghan Artisans Coming to Washington, D.C., To Demonstrate Their Crafts and Creativity in Vibrant Exhibition

“Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan” Remains on View in Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Through Jan. 29, 2017

2016-09-19 | Press Release

“Performing Indonesia” Celebrates the Music, Dance, Theater and Fashion of the Island Nation Sept. 10–Nov. 19

Three-month Festival To Showcase the Many Manifestations of Culture in Indonesia

2016-08-25 | Press Release

International Screen Star Kara Wai To Headline 2016 Made in Hong Kong Film Festival

Freer and Sackler Galleries’ 21st Annual Film Festival To Include World Premiere and 3-D Screenings

2016-07-18 | Press Release

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Secretary Skorton on “The Art of the Qur’an”
Friday, October 21, 2016

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We are excited to reopen the Freer on October 7, 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors.
The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.