George Washington

Creatively Speaking
11:59 am
Sat August 20, 2011

Sculptor Claes Oldenburg--"George Washington"--Composer James MacMillan--Re-beginning, Atwater Kent

A conversation with Claes Oldenburg. The world-renowned sculptor's centerpiece for Lenfest Plaza, the new civic space at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, is being installed on August 20th.

Susan Lewis takes us to two exhibitions at the National Constitution Center that explore "the real" George Washington.

The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns profiles the Scottish composer James MacMillan.

And we speak with Charles Croce, the CEO of Philadelphia's City Museum - the revamped and renamed Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent.

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News and Views
11:01 am
Fri August 19, 2011

Two Exhibitions at National Constitution Center Expose the REAL George Washington

GEORGE WASHINGTON Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828), American Oil on canvas, ca. 1798, Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, Gift of Caroline H. Richardson, 1904
Creatively Speaking
10:11 am
Thu July 7, 2011

James Braley on LIFE IN A MARITAL INSTITUTION--The REAL George Washington--Painter William T. Trego

Jim Cotter speaks with storyteller James Braley about his one-man show, Life in a Marital Institution (20 Years of Monogamy in One Terrifying Hour), now at The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia through July 16th.

Susan Lewis takes us to two exhibitions at the National Constitution Center that explore "the real" George Washington.

Eric Brannon profiles William T. Trego. The Michener Museum in Doylestown is hosting the first-ever retrospective of the little-remembered Pennsylvania Victorian-era painter.

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