Presidents Day at the Memorial Art Gallery

02/17/2015 1:00 PM | Deleted user

Presidents Day Ceremony1:00-1:45 

Presented by Military Representatives, Purple Heart Medal Recipients and Pittsford Schools Students:  

-History of Presidents Week  

-Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and Washington’s Farewell address  

-History of Purple Heart Medal and local recipient interviews  

-Review and history of presidents artwork: Leonard Wells Volk Life Mask and Hands of Abraham Lincoln, George Grey Barnard Abraham Lincoln, Hale Woodruff Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln Discussing Emancipation and Rembrandt Peale’s Porthole Portrait of George Washington Period music played by Pittsford music students  

-Flag salute to the flag gift that was flown over Mount Vernon 

Seeing America Docent Tours: 1:45-2:15  

-View Seeing America collection and learn more about the history and techniques of artwork 


Trivia Group Game: 2:30-3:00  

-Trivia facts game with historic facts on presidents and artists Presidents Coloring Station (Open 1:00-3:00)

Presidents Coloring Station (Open 1:00-3:00)


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