When: Thu., April 19, 11 a.m. 2012
James Archer Abbott, curator and director of the Evergreen Museum & Library, John Hopkins University Museums, will explore how American presidents – from George Washington to Barack Obama – utilized fine and decorative arts to translate and/or promote a political ideology, image, or legacy. Formerly, Abbott was curator at the Woodrow Wilson House, a National Historic Landmark and house museum in Washington, D.C. Presented by the IMA Alliance. This will take place at the DeBoest Lecture Hall.