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Discover the Fascinating Story of the First Ladies at this Exhibit

Be sure to check out the captivating new collection opening at The George W. Bush Presidential Center! A new special exhibit, entitled “First Ladies: Style of Influence,” examines how the role of the first lady has evolved over time through stunning photos and historic artifacts.

The impact of first ladies, including Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Dolley Madison, Michelle Obama, and Eleanor Roosevelt, will be examined through their advancements in diplomatic, social, and cultural initiatives throughout history. Visitors will explore the unique perspectives and singular grace that each first lady brought to their position and era. Come learn the in-depth stories and discover how American first ladies have served as hostess, teammate, champion, and policy advocate, all within the context of the changing American political and cultural landscape.

In addition to rare photographs and historic documents, artifacts on display will include Eleanor Roosevelt's black evening gown, Dolley Madison's snuff box, and Lou Hoover’s original Girl Scout uniform and Cine-Kodak movie camera. As the stories of these monumental figures unfold, visitors will learn the challenges and rewards of a position that is re-imagined by each person who holds it. It’s a stunning educational display, so mark your calendar for the opening of “First Ladies: Style of Influence.”

Community interaction is an important part of life, which is why Oxford at Crossroads Centre Apartments in Waxahachie, Texas is urging you to join in the all of the excitement at this event!

Event Time/Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2018—9:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
George W. Bush Presidential Center
3001 SMU Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75205

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