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Sackler at 25

In 2012, we salute the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery for twenty-five years of memorable adventures in Asian art and culture. Throughout the year, we hope to inspire you with exhibitions and programs that celebrate the Sackler legacy and collections and signal new directions for the museum's future. Proceeds from the 25th Anniversary Gala will benefit the Contemporary Asian Art endowment.

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Roads of Arabia


Arabian Autumn

Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

November 17, 2012–February 24, 2013

Perspectives: Ai Weiwei

May 12, 2012–April 7, 2013

Shadow Sites: Recent Work by Jananne al-Ani

August 25, 2012–February 10, 2013
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The Freer is closed for renovation and reopening in 2017. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.