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Special Exhibitions

Women in Art, 1850–1910

Through March 2018 in the Special Exhibition Gallery | Examines the fashionably dressed urban woman of the late nineteenth century in works collected by the Blisses, who admired the art of the Impressionists.

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Ancient Bronzes in the Dumbarton Oaks Collections

Through March 2018 in the Courtyard Gallery | Highlights the craft of bronze metallurgy and the use and meaning of ancient works in bronze.

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Ancient Textiles

Through March 2018 in the Textile Gallery | Features late Roman and early Byzantine hangings and curtains alongside Andean looped and woven garments.

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Collecting in Paris and London, 1912–1919

Bliss Gallery | Explores the taste and acquisitions of Robert and Mildred Bliss when they lived in Paris.

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Imagining the Empress: Theodora in Popular Culture, 1882–1922

Orientation Gallery | Shows how the Byzantine empress captured the public imagination at the end of the nineteenth century.

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