Category Archives: Freer Gallery of Art

At the Freer Gallery, a seminar on looting of cultural heritage

If you think museums are just homes for great art, think again. The art, academic and museum worlds have combined forces into activism against theft. They have to since the illegal sale of cultural heritages has become endemic. It is … Continue reading

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Divine Felines and #NationalCatDay

Let me turn you on to something. On October 29, this Sunday, it’s @NationalCatDay¬†which looks like just an excuse to indulge in feline adoration. As if the 74,059,000 owners, according to the¬†American Veterinary Medical Association, need an excuse. I love … Continue reading

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D.C.’s gateway to Asia finally re-opens

It’s been a long two years since the Freer Gallery of Art, the nation’s premier gallery of Asian Art was open on the National Mall in Washington D.C. “What began as a prosaic need to upgrade mechanical systems in the … Continue reading

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A ‘refreshed’ Freer Gallery of Art coming in October

Those into Asian and Middle Eastern art know all about the currently-closed Freer Gallery of Art and its partner, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington D.C. During a tour of the Freer’s renovations, Director Julian Raby spoke about many … Continue reading

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