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MoMA

1930–39

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1939

January 9, 1939
JEU DE PAUME IN PARIS ACQUIRES TWO PAINTINGS BY LIVING AMERICAN ARTISTS

January 20, 1939
MOMA AND ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO WILL COOPERATE IN SHOWING OF LARGEST EXHIBIT OF WORKS BY PICASSO

January 26, 1939
BAUHAUS EXHIBIT CLOSING

February 11, 1939
EXHIBITION OF THREE CENTURIES OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE WILL OPEN

February 27, 1939
NEW ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS FOR THEATRES

March 10, 1939
NEW BUILDING WILL OPEN WITH 10th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBIT

March 17, 1939
WALLLACE K. HARRISON ELECTED TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES

March 30, 1939
GROUP OF 53 PHOTOGRAPHS BY PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM WEST COAST ACQUIRED

April 14, 1939
JULIAN STREET JR. APPOINTED SECRETARY OF MOMA

April 21, 1939
MOMA MOVES INTO NEW BUILDING WITH LARGE ARCHITECTURE EXHIBIT TO BE SHOWN

April 24, 1939
CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR NEW BUILDING RECEIVED

April 26, 1939
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT SPEAKS ON PROGRAM INAUGURATING NEW BUILDING

May 1, 1939
GALA PRIVATE OPENING OF NEW BUILDING

May 1, 1939
ACQUISITION OF FOUR IMPORTANT WORKS BY AMERICAN ARTISTS

May 1, 1939
LARGE DINNER PARTY GIVEN BY MRS. BLISS

May 5, 1939
TRUSTEES HOLD RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS

May 5, 1939
MRS. CORNELIUS BLISS HOSTESS AT LUNCHEON FOR COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN CODING FOR FORMAL OPENING OF MUSEUM FROM OUT OF TOWN

May 8, 1939
NELSON ROCKEFELLER BECOMES PRESIDENT OF MUSEUM

May 8, 1939
FACTS ON NEW BUILDING AND SCULPTURE GARDEN

May 9, 1939
TRUSTEES OF MUSEUM HOLD RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS

May 10, 1939
TRUSTEES HOLD RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS AND PREVIEW OF NEW MUSEUM

May 10, 1939
FACTS CONCERNING THE HOUSES AND HOUSING SECTION OF ART IN OUR TIME

May 10, 1939
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT DISCUSSES IMPORTANCE OF MODERN APT IN CONTEMPORARY WORLD ON RADIO IN CONNECTION WITH OPENING OF NEW BUILDING

June 6, 1939
RECORD-BREAKING ATTENDANCE AT NEW MUSEUM

June 8, 1939
SECOND TELEVISION BROADCAST BY MOMA

June 9, 1939
ALFRED BARR SAILS TO EUROPE TO COLLECT PICASSO PAINTINGS FOR EXHIBIT

June 14, 1939
NATIONAL OFFICERS OF GARDEN CLUB VISIT SCULPTURE GARDEN

June 21, 1939
SCHEDULE OF GALLERY LECTURES

June 26, 1939
BRITISH MAGICIANS SEE EARLY MELIES FILMS

July 13, 1939
SCHEDULE OF FREE GALLERY LECTURES

July 18, 1939
CHILDRENS CONTEST IN SCULPTURE GARDEN

July 20, 1939
ALFRED BARR AND JOHN E. ABBOTT APPOINTED VICE-PRESIDENTS OF MOMA

July 24, 1939
ANNUAL CONGRESS OF INTERNATIONAL FILM ARCHIVISTS MEETS AT MOMA

July 27, 1939
SCHEDULE OF FREE GALLERY LECTURES

July 27, 1939
FIRST ANNUAL CONGRESS OF INTERNATIONAL FILM ARCHIVES CONCLUDES MEETINGS

July 27, 1939
SCHEDULE OF DAILY FILM PROGRAMS

August 1, 1939
FOLLOWING SCHEDULE OF FREE GALLERY LECTURES

August 1, 1939
SCHEDULE OF DAILY FILM PROGRAMS

August 4, 1939
EXILED ART PURCHASED BY MOMA

August 8, 1939
SCHEDULE OF FREE GALLERY LECTURES