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Hirshhorn Museum Acquires Works by Ragnar Kjartansson, Shirin Neshat

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Hirshhorn Museum Dedicates Fall Gala to Group of 31 Women Artists

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Yayoi Kusama “Infinity Rooms” Show Smashes Records at Hirshhorn Museum

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Hirshhorn Museum in Talks with Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Over Potential Loans

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Hirshhorn Museum Announces Record-Setting $2 Million Gift from Trustee

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Collector Olga Hirshhorn, Widow of Hirshhorn Museum Founder, Passes Away at 95

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Melissa Chiu Appointed as Head of Hirshhorn Museum

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Washington D.C. – Peter Coffin, “Here and There” at the Hirshhorn Museum Through October 6th, 2013

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum Takes a Step Back After Bubble Project Collapses

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum’s Board of Trustees Chairman Resigns

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Washington, D.C. – “Ai Weiwei: According to What?” at the Hirshhorn Museum, October 7th, 2012 – February 24th, 2013

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Go See – Washington D.C.: Andy Warhol 'Shadows' at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden through January 15, 2012

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Hirshhorn Design Approved

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Hirshhorn Facing Pressure Over Redesign of Sculpture Garden

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

The Honolulu Biennial Set for Triennial in 2022, Curated by Hirshhorn’s Melissa Chiu

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Smithsonian Spotlights Donation of Duchamp Works to Museum Holdings

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Hirshhorn Garden Redesign Profiled in NYT

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Hirshhorn Acquires Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Hirshhorn Extends Charline von Heyl Show

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Hirshhorn Board Chair Comments on Shutdown

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Aaron and Barbara Levine to Donate Duchamp Collection to Hirshhorn

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Hirshhorn Acquires Tino Seghal Performance Piece

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Hiroshi Sugimoto to Redesign Hirshhorn Lobby

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Ai Weiwei to Debut Lego Works at Hirshhorn Next Month

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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