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Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures From the Court of Burgundy”

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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 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition “The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy,” 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about March 1, 2010, until on or about May 23, 2010; the St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, from on or about June 20, 2010, until on or about September 6, 2010; the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, from on or about October 3, 2010 until on or about January 2, 2011; the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, from on or about January 23, 2011, until on or about April 17, 2011; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about May 8, 2011, until on or about July 31, 2011; the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, from on or about August 21, 2011, until on or about January 1, 2012; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, from on or about January 20, 2012, until on or about April 15, 2012; and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.

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For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Carol B. Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/632-6473). The address is U.S.

Department of State, SA-5, L/PD, Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20522-0505.

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Dated: January 14, 2010.

Maura M. Pally,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.

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[FR Doc. 2010-1217 Filed 1-21-10; 8:45 am]