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