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Art Night on the Mall

Enjoy special extended summer hours at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, the Museum of African Art, and the Freer and Sackler galleries, Thursday evenings until 8 P.M. through September 3. The Ripley Center's International Gallery and the Hirshhorn's Full Circle Café will also remain open.


Special June Exhibitions, Events

 Freer Gallery Of Art

Japanese Art in the Age of Koetsu
(June 6-January 3, 1999)
Exhibition highlights the cultural renaissance of early 17th-century Kyoto--paintings, calligraphy, ceramics.

Charles Lang Freer and Egypt
(opens June 13)
Display features works from Freer's collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts.

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Sakhi: Friend and Messenger in Rajput Love Paintings
(through July 7)
Paintings illuminate the role of the "sakhi" in Indian Rajput love paintings.

National Museum Of African Art


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