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Exhibition Reunites Japanese Ukiyo-e Master’s Triptych for First Time Since Late 1880s

Utamaro’s Monumental Paintings Brought Together in Washington, D.C., at Sackler Gallery

2016-11-02 | Press Release | Images

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

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Fall Film Series To Feature Third China Onscreen Biennial

Freer and Sackler Galleries’ Fall Films To Include New and Classic Chinese Films

2016-11-10 | Press Release

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

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The Art of the Qur’an: Last Day
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We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 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. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.