Exhibits - 2004
October 8, 2004 to January 2, 2005
Women Of Our Time: Twentieth-Century Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery
September 11, 2004 to November 14, 2004
The Museum at the George Bush Presidential Library will unveil a section of steel from the World Trade Center towers donated by the Texas Engineering Extension Service's elite urban search and rescue team Texas Task Force 1 on Sept. 11 as part of the new exhibit Commemorating September 11th.
April 17, 2004 to December 31, 2004
For the first time ever the museum will feature an exhibit dedicated solely to former First Lady Barbara Bush. Barbara Bush: An Extraordinary Journey opens April 17. The new exhibit will feature an in-depth look at the life of the former first lady.
January 23, 2004 to April 4, 2004
American Women: A Selection from the National Portrait Gallery
January 23, 2004 to April 30, 2004
For more than 30 years, a Judith Leiber handbag has stood for the ultimate in craftsmanship and design. It Leiber1 has become an American icon of fashion and style and has evolved into a coveted status object for celebrities, socialites and collectors. Yet beyond the glamour and celebrity, Judith Leiber handbags also stand as remarkable works of art. Fashioning Art celebrates Leiber's extraordinary artistic achievement by showcasing her creative genius and influence on nearly four decades of fashion. Organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Fashioning Art: Handbags by Judith Leiber presents a comprehensive survey of Judith Leiber's career and art.
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.
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.