Department of State.
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), the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition “Treasure from a Lost Civilization: Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan,” imported from abroad for the temporary exhibition without profit within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign lender. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, from on or about May, 2001 to on or about August 2001, the Kimbell Art Museum, Forth Worth, TX from on or about September 2001 to on or about January 2002, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from on or about March 2002 to on or about June 2002, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Carol Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/619-6981). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA-44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547-0001.Start Signature
Dated: January 5, 2001.
William B. Bader,
Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State.
[FR Doc. 01-1084 Filed 1-11-01; 8:45 am]
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