Although Elvis died nearly forty 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.
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.
This "One Life" exhibition, is devoted to Thomas Paine (1737-1809) whose pamphlet "Common Sense" fired up Americans to get on with a declaration of independence and whose exhortation, "These are the times that try men's souls," General Washington read to his dispirited troops.