Billing Code: 4710-05
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Public Notice: 9921
Notice of Determinations
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Inventing
Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered” Exhibition
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested
in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of
March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat.
2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October
1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate,
Delegation of Authority No. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that the
objects to be included in the exhibition “Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece
Rediscovered,” imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States,
are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with
the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the
exhibit objects at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about April 8, 2017, until on or about July
9, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the
national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published
in the Federal Register.
For further information, including a list of the imported objects, contact the Office of
Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department
of State (telephone: 202-632-6471; e-mail: email@example.com). The mailing address
is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, Suite 5H03, Washington, D.C. 20522-0505.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy,
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs,
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-05314 Filed: 3/16/2017 8:45 am; Publication Date: 3/17/2017]