Celebrate Presidents’ Day seeing top collection of Presidential Portraits at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. February 17, 2014.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy.
Join the MFA on Presidents’ Day, and celebrate Presidents’ Day with a trip through US history. Explore the Art of the Americas Wing, and see Mfa collection of presidential portraits. Think you have what it takes to be a president? Deliver your own stump speech from our newly acquired performance artwork, Amalia Pica’s concrete lectern Now, Speak!. Learn more about this piece, and get inspired by former US Ambassador to Nigeria Walter Carrington’s heartfelt rendition of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
Happy Birthday, Mr. President!
List of US Presidents:
18th Century: 1. George Washington. 2. John Adams.
19th Century: 3. Thomas Jefferson 4. James Madison 5. James Monroe 6. John Quincy Adams 7. Andrew Jackson 8. Martin Van Buren 9. William Henry Harrison 10. John Tyler 11. James K. Polk 12. Zachary Taylor 13. Millard Fillmore 14. Franklin Pierce 15. James Buchanan 16. Abraham Lincoln 17. Andew Johnson 18. Ulysses S. Grant 19. Rutherford B. Hayes 20. James Garfield 21. Chester A. Arthur 22. Grover Cleveland 23. Benjamin Harrison 24. Grover Cleveland 25. William McKinley
20th Century: 26. Theodore Roosevelt. 27. William Howard Taft 28. Woodrow Wilson 29. Warren G. Harding 30. Calvin Coolidge 31. Herbert Hoover 32. Franklin D. Roosevelt 33. Harry S. Truman 34. Dwight D. Eisenhower 35. John F. Kennedy 36. Lyndon B. Johnson 37. Richard M. Nixon 38. Gerald R. Ford 39. James Carter 40. Ronald Reagan 41. George H. W. Bush 42. William J. Clinton-
21st Century: 43. George W. Bush 44. Barack Obama.
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