November 1965: TWELVE YEARS OF COLLECTING: 1953-1965
One hundred and fifty prints and drawings selected from gifts and purchases made by the Department of Prints and Drawings over the past twelve years.
-- Through December 26, 1965
THE CHRISTMAS PAINTING - "La Sacra Famiglia" by Domenico Puligo (Florentine, 1475-1527)
The annual Christmas loan comes this year from the Borghese Gallery in Rome. The painting has not been exhibited before in the United States.
-- December 6, 1965 to January 3, 1966
GREEK GOLD - JEWELRY FROM THE AGE OF ALEXANDER
For the first time in this country, a major show of the most precious of the minor arts of antiquity - gold jewelry of the Hellenistic Period - is being undertaken. A comprehensive catalog will accompany the exhibition.
-- January 20, 1966 to March 9, 1966
15th NATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL
A selection of contemporary prints by American artists living in this country will be on view. New methods and materials in the art of printmaking will be revealed in a wide variety of subject matter.
-- February 1, 1966 to May 29, 1966
PAINTINGS BY JAMES HAMILTON
The Museum will present the first retrospective exhibition of this 19th century American artist. Neglected until recently, Hamilton (1819-1878) achieved an unusually loose and luminous style for his time and is often called the “American Turner."
-- March 29, 1966 to May 22, 1966
THE SCULPTURE GARDEN
The Garden, containing architectural ornaments from buildings now demolished in the New York City area, will open on the occasion of the Annual Ball.
-- April 23, 1966
COLLECTION OF LEON POMERANCE
A private collection of Egyptian, Near Eastern and Greek art.
-- June 7, 1966 to October 2, 1966
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1953 - 1970. 1965, 023