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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

“Chinamania” Installation by Artist Walter McConnell Features a Profusion of Porcelain at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery

On View July 9–June 4, 2017, Exhibition Completes Cycle in Conjunction With “Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterson’s Filthy Lucre”

2016-07-08 | Press Release | Images

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“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

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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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.