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Notice of Determinations; Additional Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “The Allure of Matter: Material Art of China” Exhibition

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On April 26, 2019, notice was published on page 17908 of the Federal Register (volume 84, number 81) of determinations pertaining to certain objects to be included in an exhibition entitled “The Allure of Matter: Material Art of China.” Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain additional objects to be included in the exhibition “The Allure of Matter: Material Art of China,” imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The additional objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the additional exhibit objects at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, from on or about June 6, 2019, until on or about January 5, 2020, at the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art and the Wrightwood 659 Gallery, both in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about February 4, 2020, until on or about May 3, 2020, at the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, from on or about June 25, 2020, until on or about Start Printed Page 22927September 13, 2020, at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, from on or about November 14, 2020, until on or about February 21, 2021, 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.

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Elliot Chiu, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-632-6471; email: The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522-0505.

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The foregoing determinations were made 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000.

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Marie Therese Porter Royce,

Assistant Secretary, Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.

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[FR Doc. 2019-10407 Filed 5-17-19; 8:45 am]