Saturday, July 15, 2017


JFK+50:  Volume 7, No. 2371


Washington, D.C. (JFK+50) Yesterday we visited the Smithsonian American Art Museum* here in the Nation's Capital and toured its presentation titled  "American Visionary:  John F. Kennedy's Life and Times."

The exhibition is presented in cooperation with the JFK Library Foundation and in conjunction with the celebration of JFK's 100th birth year.

The exhibition, which will continue through September 17, 2017, includes photographs from "the JFK Library, Getty Images, private collections and the Kennedy family archives."

The Smithsonian Art Museum Calendar of Events, Summer 2017, states...

"President John F. Kennedy's administration coincided with a golden age of photojournalism in America, and no single politician was photographed more than JFK.

Photographs and newsreel cameramen used images of Kennedy and his young family to convey a vision of a new America--a sophisticated world power engaged in building  a bright future for its citizens."

*The SAAM, located at 8th & F Streets in Washington, D.C., holds one of the world's largest collections of art from the colonial period to the present.  It has more than 7000 artists represented & includes the largest collection of New Deal art.


"American Visionary:  John F. Kennedy's Life and Times," Smithsonian American Art Museum Calendar of Evens, Summer 2017," Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

American Art Museum
July 14, 2017
Photo by John White