This accession consists of exhibition records related to George Washington: A National Treasure, a traveling exhibition of the Lansdowne portrait of George Washington painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. The traveling exhibition went to the following venues: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (February 15-June 16, 2002), Las Vegas Art Museum (June 28-October 27, 2002), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (November 7, 2002-March 9, 2003), Seattle Art Museum (March 21-July 20, 2003), The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (August 1-November 30, 2003), Oklahoma City Museum of Art (December 12, 2003-April 11, 2004), Arkansas Art Center (April 23-August 22, 2004), and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Fall 2004). Also documented are the exhibitions, A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery and Portraits of the Presidents from the National Portrait Gallery.
Also documented in the 50-State George Washington Educational Initiative meant to help inform educators about the life and George Washington and the contributions he made to the history and culture of the United States. People represented in the collection include Marc Pachter, Director and Pie Friendly, Head, External Affairs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, contracts, images, brochures, press releases, video and audio recordings, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.