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Latest Jillian Sackler Stories

2014-03-03 12:24:15

Opening May 3, "An American in London: Whistler and the Thames" is First Major Exhibition of Whistler's Influential Early London Period WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "An American in London: Whistler and the Thames," opening May 3 at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, is the first major exhibition ever devoted to American artist James McNeill Whistler's early period in London, and it is the largest U.S. display of his work in almost 20 years. The...

2013-09-24 08:26:59

Public Programs Celebrate the First Exhibition on the Art of Yoga, Including Opening Festival Oct. 26 and Yoga Classes in the Galleries WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Yoga: The Art of Transformation," the first exhibi­tion about the visual history of yoga, opens Oct. 19 at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and explores yoga's rich diversity and historical transformations during the past 2,000 years. On view through Jan. 26, 2014, "The Art of...

2013-02-12 08:27:26

Iconic Object Referred to as "First Bill of Human Rights" on View March 9-April 28 WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cyrus Cylinder, sometimes referred to as the first "bill of human rights," traces its origins to the Persian king Cyrus the Great's conquest of Babylon in the sixth century B.C. Almost 2,600 years later, its remarkable legacy continues to shape contemporary political debates, cultural rhetoric and philosophy. (Photo:...