Exhibitions

A President's Vision
 

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"A rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land, traversing all the seas with the rich productions of their industry…advancing rapidly to destinies beyond the reach of mortal eye..." — Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801

Exhibition

A President’s Vision features six poster panels, each examining a single U.S. president’s aspirations and illustrating the programs and initiatives that advanced his vision. A corresponding online resource center contains a rich set of teaching materials to supplement the use of the poster series. Featured U.S. presidents:

  • George Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

Additional online resources include a rich set of curriculum materials and primary sources from the National Archives, the Library of Congress, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and other repositories, all of which help viewers see each presidency within the broader context of U.S. history.

A President's Vision is an exhibition created by Humanities Texas, the state affilitate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

A President's Vision is made possible in part by a We the People grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Exhibition Format
 

Freestanding (Copy 0) 
LanguageEnglish
Content6 panels
7 support legs 
Space Requirements100 square feet of floor space (10' x 10')
Shipping Weight and DimensionsTravels in 1 case:
  • 53" x 41" x 12" - 119 lbs. 
Rental Fee*$400*
Rental Period4 weeks
Wall-hanging (Copy 1) 
LanguageEnglish
Content7 panels (47" X 26")
Space Requirements35 linear feet of wall space
Shipping Weight and DimensionsTravels in 1 wooden crate:
  • 28" x 41" x 8" - 47 lbs.
Rental Fee*$350*
Rental Period6 weeks

Publicity Materials*Rental fees are based primarily on the cost of shipping. Prices may vary based on current fuel surcharges or venue location within the state of Texas. Out-of-state rentals are priced on an individual basis. Please call for a rental fee quote specific to your venue.

Publicity Materials

Press release

A President’s Vision press release

Publicity image

A publicity image is available for promoting this exhibition at your venue. Please contact the exhibitions coordinator to request an electronic file of this image. Please allow 2-3 weeks for the exhibitions coordinator to process your request.

Humanities Texas logos

Venues may request a CD with the Humanities Texas logo in a number of electronic file formats for use when developing print and online promotional materials. Logo files are also available for download on the logo page.

Questions and Rental Information

Call 512.440.1991 or email
exhibitions@humanitiestexas.org

2018–2019 Bookings to Date

 K-12 School Event
11/15/2018–12/14/2018

 K-12 School Event
02/04/2019–02/21/2019