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Exhibits - 2003

  • Treasures of China

    August 30, 2003 to January 4, 2004

    This unique exhibit will juxtapose contemporary Chinese art with its ancient counterparts. Thirty exotic paintings by Dominic Lam and Yang Jin Long will surround Neolithic pottery, Tang sculpture, and intricate jade carvings. Sensuous lines, exquisite color, and a deft mastery of subject matter seen in Chinese art of the past continue to inspire major Chinese artists of today.

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  • Keith Ferris

    August 15, 2003 to January 4, 2004

    Flight has changed our perception of the world. Keith Ferris has changed our perception of the world of aviation in his paintings.

    The Art of Keith Ferris pulls the viewer into, over, under and in airplanes dating back to the 1930's. An early fascination with the airframe and engine that make flight possible allowed Ferris to create an adventure for all to enjoy.

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  • Legends of the West

    February 1, 2003 to July 5, 2003

    The spirit of the West brought a young George Bush to Midland, Texas in 1948. The same spirit captured America's imagination when President Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark into the unknown. The same spirit called settlers in wagon trains along the Oregon Trail and to California in search of gold. The spirit of the West would forever change our history and our culture as a nation. The Museum at the George Bush Library is exploring the art and culture of our nation's Western heritage through American art, history and cultural artifacts.

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  • After 9/11: Messages from the World and Images of Ground Zero

    November 9, 2002 to April 13, 2003

    This exhibit highlights the worldwide outpouring of sympathy and condolences left at American embassies and consulates. The artifacts are set against a stunning collection of post 9/11 photographs from Ground Zero.

    Images by photographer Joel Meyerowitz who was working under sponsorship of the Museum of the City of New York. The exhibit contains 28 of over 7000 images that he took.

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  • Remembering 9/11

    August 14, 2002 to January 5, 2003

    The mere mention of the words "September 11" floods the minds of Americans with a wave of emotions. On August 14, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum will commemorate all of the feelings associated with the terrorist attacks in an exhibition of artistic expression of one of the darkest days in our history.

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  • Freedom's Journey

    August 14, 2002 to January 5, 2003

    The road to the writing of the Declaration of Independence was wrought with danger. Despite the risk of imprisonment and the impending threat of death, a handful of colonists spoke out against tyranny. They fought against the laws and taxes that plagued them. They fought for their right of self-determination and to have an independent nation. This precarious path to freedom can be traced by the artifacts and documents left behind by those brave patriots.

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