Clinton Presidential Center Debuts "A Tribute to George Washington" Exhibit

Clinton Presidential Center Debuts "A Tribute to George Washington" Exhibit

It opens to the public on Saturday (June 29).
LITTLE ROCK, AR - To celebrate the grand opening of its newest temporary exhibit, "A Tribute to George Washington," the Clinton Center will host a reception tonight with special guests Curt Viebranz, president of Mount Vernon, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Ellis.

Ellis is one of the nation's leading scholars of American history. The author of eight books, Ellis was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, and won the National Book Award for American Sphinx, a biography of Thomas Jefferson. His in-depth chronicle of the life of our first president, His Excellency: George Washington, was a New York Times bestseller.

Cathy Hamilton Mayton, vice regent for Arkansas, Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, will also be there.

The reception begins at 6:30 in the center's Great Hall.

The exhibit opens Saturday (June 29) and features George Washington’s personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights from Mount Vernon, and a portrait of George Washington painted in 1797 by artist Gilbert Stuart on loan from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. 
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