Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea” Exhibition, 67530-67531 [2014-26901]

Download as PDF 67530 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 219 / Thursday, November 13, 2014 / Notices Dated: October 31, 2014. Diana Doukas, SBA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–26777 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Notice of Open Federal Interagency Task Force Meeting U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice of open Federal Interagency Task Force Meeting. AGENCY: The SBA is issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time, and vagenda for its public meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: Date and Time: December 18, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. ADDRESSES: SBA Headquarters, 409 3rd Street SW., Washington, DC 20416, in the Eisenhower Conference Room B, Concourse Level. 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For more information, please visit our Web site at www.sba.gov/vets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: October 30, 2014. Diana Doukas, SBA Committee Management Officer. 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of the Kashmir and its Legacies,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois, from on or about January 13, 2015, until on or about April 19, 2015, the Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about May 22, 2015, until on or about November 30, 2015, 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 CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the imported objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: November 4, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–26902 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [FR Doc. 2014–26802 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] [Public Notice: 8946] BILLING CODE P Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea’’ Exhibition DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 8945] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and its Legacies’’ 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), Executive Order 12047 of March SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 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), Executive Order 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 SUMMARY: Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 219 / Thursday, November 13, 2014 / Notices appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, from on or about December 5, 2014, until on or about April 12, 2015, 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 CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: November 4, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 8946]


Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition 
Determinations: ``Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea'' Exhibition

SUMMARY: 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), Executive Order 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

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appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I 
hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition 
``Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea,'' imported from abroad for 
temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural 
significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with 
the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition 
or display of the exhibit objects at the National Museum of Women in 
the Arts, Washington, DC, from on or about December 5, 2014, until on 
or about April 12, 2015, 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 CONTACT: For further information, including a 
list of the exhibit objects, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, 
Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-
632-6467). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA-5, L/PD, 
Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522-0505.

    Dated: November 4, 2014.
Kelly Keiderling,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
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