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Past Exhibitions: 2010
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From FDR to Obama: Presidents on Time
Exhibited February 12 through September 26, 2010

Founded in 1923, Time has put on its cover all incumbent presidents from Warren Harding to Barack Obama, with the exception of Herbert Hoover. Beginning with Franklin Roosevelt, this exhibition explored the modern presidency through the covers of America’s oldest and most recognized weekly news magazine.


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Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, 2009
Exhibited October 23, 2009 through September 6, 2010

From more than 3,300 entries from every state, a jury of experts chose forty-nine works of art in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, drawing, video and new media, and photography. The artists exhibited here use portraiture or self-portraiture to explore complex issues of identity, while they also test the boundaries of figurative art.

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One Life: Echoes of Elvis
Exhibited January 8 through August 29, 2010

Although Elvis died more than thirty years ago, the world remains fascinated with his image and music. To this day, both the historical Elvis Presley and the fantasy-based vision are the subjects of poetry, literature, music, film and the visual arts.

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Portraiture Now: Communities
November 6, 2009 through July 5, 2010

Each of the three painters selected for “Portraiture Now: Communities” has explored the idea of community through a series of related portraits of friends, townspeople, or families.

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Faces of the Frontier: Photographic Portraits from the American West,
1845-1924

Exhibited September 25, 2009 through January 24, 2010

The American West was dramatically reconstituted during the 80 years between the Mexican War and the passage of the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924. This exhibition tells the story of these changes through 100 portrait photographs of the defining men and women of this period.

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Presidents in Waiting
Exhibited January 20, 2009 through January 3, 2010

This National Portrait Gallery exhibition will focus on 14 vice presidents, and how they—upon the death or resignation of an incumbent or by winning election on their own—became president.

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PAST  EXHIBITIONS:
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2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006–2005 | 2004–2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997–1996


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