ALPLM to feature American Presidents: Life Portraits exhibit

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SPRINGFIELD - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum officials have announced that C-SPAN's "American Presidents: Life Portraits" exhibit will open on May 21.

The exhibit will feature portraits of every president from George Washington to Barack Obama, and will be at the museum from May 21 until July 7.  All of the portraits shown in this exhibit were created by one artist, Chas Fagan.  Additionally, the portraits will be accompanied by biographical sketches of every president and first lady, as well as photographs from the White House Historical Association.

Officials will host a free preview reception at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum at 5:00 p.m. on May 20.  To reserve a space at the reception, visit www.PresidentLincoln.Illinois.gov and click on "special event reservation" or call (217) 558-8434.

Images courtesy of Chas Fagan, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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