27 May - 20 Aug

American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times

The most exhaustively researched group of Kennedy photos ever assembled, this exhibition brings together 77 iconic photographs to celebrate the life, political career, and extraordinary vision of one of the United States of America’s most admired and most charismatic presidents.

Winter Exhibition Suite 2017

In association with the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and WS Productions, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest is pleased to present an exhibition of iconic photographs to celebrate the 100th birthday of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States.

The exhibition will feature 77 framed photographs culled from Getty Images, noted photojournalist archives and Kennedy Presidential Library collections of over 36,000 images along with a selection of ephemera.

The most exhaustively researched group of Kennedy photos ever assembled, the exhibition celebrates the life, political career, and extraordinary vision of one of the country’s most admired and most charismatic presidents.

Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest and Penrith Performing & Visual Arts acknowledges the generous support of the United States Government through the Department of State, in the presentation of American Visionary.

27 May 2017 9:00 am

20 Aug 2017 9:00 am

Art is the great democrat, calling forth creative genius from every sector of society, disregarding race or religion or wealth or color.

John F. Kennedy, “Liberation of the Human Mind,” Washington, DC, November 29, 1962

Winter Exhibition Suite 2017 Digital Catalogue

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