Image courtesy of Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Exhibition: "Portrait of George Washington: The Man, the Soldier, the President," through July 31, 2016

Katrina King, the Tours and Visitor Engagement Coordinator at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, sent this information about their new exhibition, A Portrait of George Washington: The Man, the Soldier, the President.  The exhibition tells the story of the multi-faceted nature of George Washington through important personal effects, art, and historic objects. Hallmark works of the exhibition include an important painting of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale painted in 1780-82, flanked by two exquisite battle scenes depicting both the siege and surrender of Yorktown to George Washington painted by French artist Louise Nicholas Van Blarenberghe. The exhibition will be on view until July 31st.

She specifically invited members of the American Revolution Round Table of Richmond to visit the museum and Washington’s exhibition. General admission to the museum is free and the hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12 noon-5:00 p.m.. They also give guided tours.  Information is here. 

Katrina King
Tours and Visitor Engagement Coordinator
540.204.4131  110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke, VA 24011

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