The Many Faces of George Washington : Exhibits & Events

The Many Faces of George Washington is a national traveling panel exhibition that examines the multi-dimensional, real-life man behind the myth.

Welcome

In this guide, you will find information about the The Many Faces of George Washington exhibit at the Alvin Sherman Library.  

This guide also contains an introduction to the library's collection of works related to George Washington.

Exhibition Credit

'The Many Faces of George Washington' is a national traveling panel exhibition produced by the Mount Vernon’s Ladies’ Association in conjunction with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The traveling panel exhibition is supported by a generous grant from the F.M. Kirby Foundation.


 

Many Faces of George Washington

The Alvin Sherman Library will host the traveling exhibition “Many Faces of George Washington” from October 9, 2012, through November 18, 2012.

The exhibition examines the multi-dimensional, real-life man behind the myth. It presents the many different facets of Washington’s leadership through dazzling color graphics of paintings, photographs, and iconic objects from the Mount Vernon collections.

The Many Faces of George Washington looks at Washington’s leadership in the exhibition’s seven sections: Virginia Childhood, Risk Taker, Realistic Visionary, Wise Decision Maker, Impassioned Learner, Visionary Entrepreneur, and At Home at Mount Vernon.

Related Library Events

The Alvin Sherman Library is offering free programs and other events for the public in connection with the exhibition.

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