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“Painting With Words: Gentleman Artists of the Ming Dynasty” Opens April 16

Exhibition Will Showcase Works From Freer|Sackler’s Preeminent Wu School Collection

2016-03-23 | Press Release | Images

Afghan Creativity, Resilience and Hope Are Highlighted in Dynamic Exhibition

“Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan” To Open March 5

2016-03-02 | Press Release | Images

“Turquoise Mountain” Features Women Artists Reviving Afghan Traditions

Afghan Artisan Sughra Hussainy Featured on International Women’s Day

2016-02-28 | Press Release

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Freer Gallery’s Final Weekend Open Before Renovation Marked by Special Event Jan. 2–3, 2016

Exhibitions With Artistic Connections to Sackler Gallery Featured

2015-11-19 | Press Release

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Mitsubishi Corp. To Donate $1 Million to Freer and Sackler Galleries

Sponsorship Supports U.S.–Japan Collaboration and Outreach

2015-11-24 | Press Release

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