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75 Years/75 Objects
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Celebrating seventy-five years of Dumbarton Oaks, this exhibition presents seventy-five objects from the Dumbarton Oaks Museum’s three collections.
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Drink and Prosper
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Three words neatly convey that we drink not only to survive but for many reasons: to pay homage, to seal deals, to perform marriages, to cultivate diplomacy, even to commune with the Divine.
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Inspiring Art: The Dumbarton Oaks Birthing Figure
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The exhibition traces the changing perceptions of this one-of-a-kind sculpture and illustrates its powerful hold on the human imagination.
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Architectural Contrasts
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This exhibition displays original drawings, photographs, and models in order to demonstrate the details of these architectural contrasts as envisioned by Dumbarton Oaks under the patronage of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss.
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50 Years of Pre-Columbian Art
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In 2013, Dumbarton Oaks celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art in the Philip Johnson Pavilion.
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Four Byzantine Manuscripts
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FOUR BYZANTINE MANUSCRIPTS offers a glimpse into the world of handwritten illuminated texts of the New Testament.
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All Sides Considered: New Research on the Maya Collection
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Still Life & Landscape
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The exhibition of paintings and furniture juxtaposes two distinct and yet related artistic genres.
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Lasting Impressions: Body Art in the Ancient Americas
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Cross References
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