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MoMA

1940–49

1929 | 1930–39 | 1940–49 | 1950–59 | 1960–69 | 1970–79 | 1980–89 | 1990–97


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1940

January 2, 1940
ACQUISITION OF FRENCH,GERMAN, AND RUSSIAN MOTION PICTURES

January 11, 1940
LARGE ATTENDANCE AT PICASSO EXHIBIT CAUSES REMODELING OF MUSEUM

January 11, 1940
MODERN BUILDING PLANNED FOR WASHINGTON'S "PETRIFIED FOREST"

January 16, 1940
TEN TONS OF ART ARRIVE AT MOMA

January 17, 1940
MOMA ELECTS NEW TRUSTEES

January 19, 1940
MOMA ACQUIRES TWO IMPORTANT PAINTINGS

January 23, 1940
EXHIBIT OF ITALIAN MASTERS AND EXHIBIT OF MODERN MASTERS

January 24, 1940
NELSON ROCKEFELLER GIVES DINNER

January 24, 1940
DINNERS GIVEN BY MEMBERS AND TRUSTEES

January 25, 1940
MOMA BROADCASTS AT OPENING OF EXHIBIT TO ITALY

February 5, 1940
MOVIE SCHOOL HAS EXAMINATIONS

February 5, 1940
ALL ATTENDANCE RECORDS BROKEN

February 7, 1940
MOMA ART COMMITTEE ENTERTAINS AT RECEPTION

February 8, 1940
GUESTS ATTEND MOMA RECEPTION

February 9, 1940
Latin American collection

February 20, 1940
TWENTY CENTURIES OF MEXICAN ART BEING ASSEMBLED FOR MOMA

February 29, 1940
MOMA ESTABLISHES DANCE ARCHIVES

March 4, 1940
PREVIEW of thirty-six MODERN SCULPTURES Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and DANCE ARCHIVES OF THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART Gift of Lincoln Kirstein

March 4, 1940
GIFT OF 36 PIECES OF SCULPTURE FROM MRS. JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER,JR

March 8, 1940
EXHIBIT-VISUAL AND NON-VISUAL ART EXPRESSION

March 8, 1940
EXHIBIT OF ITALIAN MASTERS EXTENDED TO APR.7

March 13, 1940
MOMA OPENS THREE NEW EXHIBITS

March 28, 1940
EXHIBIT OF AMERICAN DESIGNS FOR ABSTRACT FILMS

March 29, 1940
ITALIAN EXHIBIT HAS QUARTER MILLIONTH VISITOR

April 1, 1940
JAPANESE THEATRE SATIRIZED BY GREAT 18th CENTURY ARTIST

April 2, 1940
NEW ACQUISITIONS COMBINED WITH CHOICE WPA PAINTINGS TO MAKE 4 TRAVELING SHOWS

April 8, 1940
TOTAL ATTENDANCE OF ITALIAN MASTER EXHIBIT ANNOUNCED

April 9, 1940
GREAT NUMBER OF ENTRIES IN "ARTIST AS REPORTER" COMPETITION

April 11, 1940
LARGE SHIPMENT OF ART FROM MEXICO RECEIVED

April 15, 1940
DUTCH FILMS FOR MOMA

April 16, 1940
PUBLIC TO AWARD LARGEST PRIZE IN UNIQUE EXHIBIT AT MOMA

April 24, 1940
SWEDISH-AMERICAN EMPLOYEES OF MDMA SEE SWEDISH FIIM

April 30, 1940
FILM LIBRARY TO SCREEN UNIQUE FILM CYCLE: CAREER OF LATE DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS

April 30, 1940
WINNERS IN "ARTIST AS REPORTER" CONTEST

April 30, 1940
CHAVEZ COMMISSIONED TO ARRANGE AND CONDUCT SPECIAL PROGRAM OF MEXICAN MUSIC

May 7, 1940
LARGE EXHIBIT OF MEXICAN ART IN FINAL PREPARATION

May 7, 1940
PROGRAM OF MEXICAN MUSIC ARRANGED BY CARLOS CHAVEZ

May 11, 1940
TWENTY CENTURIES OF MEXICAN ART OPENS AT MOMA

May 13, 1940
JUNIOR LEAGUE TO SPONSOR EVENING AT MOMA

May 14, 1940
PRESIDENT AND TRUSTEES ENTERTAIN AT DINNER BEFORE EXHIBIT