White House Festival of the Arts

ID: 94-9284

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 314 Box 33 Folder 9

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"White House Festival of the Arts" exhibition, June 14, 1965. The exhibit was sponsored in The White House by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson featuring contemporary American paintings and sculpture. The exhibit was designed and installed by Harry Lowe, curator of exhibits, National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art. Photo shows sign and several works of art installed including a large wooden sculpture in foreground.


  • Lowe, Harry 1922-
  • Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)


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File has 11 additional picture. F10 has 15 picture of Jim Logan pen sketch of celebrities at opening,

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 314 Box 33 Folder 9

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  • Art
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  • Presidents
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  • Art--Exhibitions


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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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