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“Kung Fu Wildstyle” Exhibition Explores Pop Culture Through Contemporary Street Art

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<p>PAINTINGS BY FAB 5 FREDDY AND MC YAN DEBUT AT THE SACKLER GALLERY APRIL 1 Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: http://newsdesk.si.edu  http://asia.si.edu/press March 27, 2017 Two artists from very different cultures bring their talents together in a unique collaboration at the Smithsonians Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: the pop-up &#8230;</p>

Sackler Gallery Reunites Monumental Utamaro Triptych April 8

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<p>EXHIBITION EXPLORES THE FANTASIES AND REALITIES OF EDO JAPANS FLOATING WORLD Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: asia.si.edu/press March 10, 2017 Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered reunites for the first time in nearly 140 years three works by the legendary Japanese ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) master, &#8230;</p>

Sackler Gallery To Temporarily Close for Updates and Revitalization July 10

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<p>SMITHSONIANS FREER AND SACKLER REOPEN OCT. 14 WITH WEEKEND CELEBRATION Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: http://newsdesk.si.edu http://asia.si.edu/press March 6, 2017 The Freer Gallery of Art is undergoing renovations and upgrades to its galleries and infrastructure and has been closed for the past year. The Arthur M. &#8230;</p>

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Freer and Sackler Galleries and Kennedy Center Celebrate the Chinese New Year

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<p>CHINESE NEW YEAR D.C. EVENTS TAKE PLACE JAN. 28FEB. 6 Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Courtney Rothbard (Smithsonian American Art Museum) 202-633-8496, rothbardc@si.edu Kelly Carnes (John F. Kennedy Center) 202-416-844, kmcarnes@kennedy-center.org Media website: http://newsdesk.si.edu/ https://washington.org/visit-dc/ways-celebrate-chinese-new-year-washington-dc Jan. 23, 2017 The Chinese Year of the Rooster gets into full swing with musicians, dancers and &#8230;</p>

Fall Film Series To Feature Third China Onscreen Biennial

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<p>FREER AND SACKLER GALLERIES FALL FILMS TO INCLUDE NEW AND CLASSIC CHINESE FILMS Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: asia.si.edu/press Nov 10, 2016 The Smithsonians Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will present the Third China Onscreen Biennial series, a showcase of new and &#8230;</p>

Exhibition Reunites Japanese Ukiyo-e Master’s Triptych for First Time Since Late 1880s

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<p>UTAMAROS MONUMENTAL PAINTINGS BROUGHT TOGETHER IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AT SACKLER GALLERY Media only: Erick Hoffman 202.633.0447 or 202.412.3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: asia.si.edu/press Nov 2, 2016 Not seen together since 1879, the significant triptych painting by the legendary Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro will be reunited in Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered at the &#8230;</p>
Illuminated Islamic calligraphy.

Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery Presents First Major U.S. Exhibition of Qur’ans

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<p>THE ART OF THE QURAN: TREASURES FROM THE MUSEUM OF TURKISH AND ISLAMIC ARTS WILL BE ON VIEW OCT. 22FEB. 20, 2017 Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: asia.si.edu/press October 4, 2016 The first major exhibition of Qurans (Korans) in the U.S., The Art of the Quran: Treasures from &#8230;</p>
Illuminated Islamic calligraphy.

Sackler Gallery Announces New Opening Date and Programs for First Major U.S. Exhibition of Qur’ans

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<p>LANDMARK EXHIBITION WILL BE OPEN OCT. 22 THROUGH FEB. 20, 2017 Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Deborah Ziska 202-633-0418; ZiskaD@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: asia.si.edu/press September 29, 2016 The first major exhibition of Qurans (Korans) in the U.S., The Art of the Quran: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and &#8230;</p>
Artisan's hands paint intricate Islamic calligraphy in white ink.

Afghan Artisans Coming to Washington, D.C., To Demonstrate Their Crafts and Creativity in Vibrant Exhibition

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<p>TURQUOISE MOUNTAIN: ARTISTS TRANSFORMING AFGHANISTAN REMAINS ON VIEW IN SMITHSONIANS ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY THROUGH JAN. 29, 2017 Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: http://newsdesk.si.edu/; asia.si.edu/press Sept. 19, 2016 Three artisans are traveling from Afghanistan to the United States starting in October to demonstrate calligraphy, pottery making &#8230;</p>

“Jades for Life and Death” Digital Catalog Features Ancient Chinese Jades Collection

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<p>FREER AND SACKLER LAUNCHES ONLINE BILINGUAL CATALOG OF OBJECTS FROM STONE AGE TO HAN DYNASTY Media only: Erick Hoffman 202-633-0447 or 202-412-3916; hoffmane@si.edu Megan Krefting 202-633-0271; kreftingm@si.edu Media website: http://newsdesk.si.edu/; asia.si.edu/press Sept. 13, 2016 The Smithsonians Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will launch a digital catalog, Jades for Life and Death, &#8230;</p>