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Subodh Gupta Transforms Sackler Pavilion Into Immersive Urban Landscape

Sackler Contemporary Installation “Terminal” Opens as Part of Freer|Sackler’s Reopening Oct. 14

2017-08-23 | Press Release | Images

“Divine Felines” Highlights the Importance of Cats in Ancient Egypt

Exhibition Explores Depictions of Cats From Domesticated Animal to Symbols of Divinity

2017-08-01 | Press Release | Images

Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery Explores Rich Buddhist Heritage of Asia

“Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia” To Go On View Oct. 14

2017-07-27 | Press Release | Images

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Art Conservation Goes Al Fresco

Sculptures Come Out of Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery To Receive Preservation Work in Public View

2017-07-07 | Press Release

Made in Hong Kong Film Festival Takes a Look at Movies Made After the Transfer to China

Freer and Sackler Galleries’ 22nd Annual Film Festival To Include U.S. Premiere of 4K Digital Restoration of Landmark 1997 Film “Made in Hong Kong”

2017-07-06 | Press Release

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Dame Professor Jessica Rawson To Be Awarded the Charles Lang Freer Medal

Museums’ Award Marks Lifetime Contributions to Asian Art

2017-05-26 | Press Release

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The Freer|Sackler is currently closed for renovations, updates, and gallery reinstallation. The popular exhibition Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan is still on view in the International Gallery. (Enter through the Ripley Center.) Please join us for our weekend-long reopening celebration on October 14 and 15, 2017.