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    Best Buddies Logo

    The Best Buddies Logo, designed by artist Keith Haring.

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    Paper Replica of Jacqueline Bouvier's Wedding Dress

    In 2004, Marshall Field’s Department Store in Chicago commissioned Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave and her collaborator Rita Brown to create this exact paper replica of Jacqueline Kennedy’s wedding gown. De Borchgrave painted and prepared the paper to mimic the texture and color of the original silk. Brown then folded, glued and s...

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    EH-C10156A Ernest Hemingway, alias Kid Balzac, portrait by Waldo Peirce, 1929.

    Accession Number: EH-C10156A   Description: Portrait of Ernest Hemingway by Waldo Peirce. Signed by the artist, lower right: "For Ernest (alias Kid Balzac) Key West first April /29 - WP". In the Ernest Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston". Credit Line: Please credit "Ernest Hemingway Collect...

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    Heavenly Mist

    Artist: Gerard Richardson (official Navy artist 1961) Date made: 1961 Medium: Oil on masonite

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    Harry Belafonte to be Honored as Distinguished American (March 15, 2002)

    Boston: Harry Belafonte, the world renowned recording artist, Broadway, movie and television star, and globally respected human rights activist, will be honored with the Distinguished American Award by the John F. Kennedy Library and Foundation at a Kennedy Library Public Forum "Seeking Common Ground: Civil Rights and Human Rights," on Friday, Marc...

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    Artist’s Replica of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’s Wedding Gown to be Displayed in Honor of 60th Wedding Anniversary

    Boston, MA– In honor of the 60th anniversary of the September 12, 1953 wedding of Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will feature an artist’s unique paper replica of the ivory silk taffeta gown worn by the bride in a special display opening September 12 and running thr...

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    Selected Letters of William Styron

    Rose Styron, wife of the late William Styron, and their daughter, Alexandra, discussed the publication of his letters to leading artists of his day, including several describing time spent with President and Mrs. Kennedy. Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Edition with Scott Simon, moderated.

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    Sources of Inspiration: History through the Arts and the Lives of Artists

    How can we use stories about artists to enhance the teaching of history and other subjects? How can a photograph, painting, play or other work of art open doors to the past? Spend a day with award-winning creators of children's nonfiction and outstanding educators to explore ways of integrating the arts in the the curriculum and inspiring students'...

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    History-Related Books about Artists and the Arts for Young Readers

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    Rare JFK Superman Comic Book Story “Superman’s Mission for President Kennedy” at JFK Library (March 19, 2014)

    BOSTON, MA –  The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that it has unveiled a special new display of rare Superman artwork created by legendary comic book artist Al Plastino featuring President John F. Kennedy. The story, told in ten hand-drawn story boards, was written in collaboration with the Kennedy White H...

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The Best Buddies Logo, designed by artist Keith Haring.