WASHINGTON – On July 17, 2007 the Department of the Interior Museum exhibit Witness to History: The March on Washington will be open to the press for viewing before the public opening on July 20, 2007.
The Department of the Interior Museum is presenting the exhibit Witness to History: The March on Washington commemorating the August 28, 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The exhibit features 10 original never-before-seen watercolors by David Granahan depicting the day’s activities.
WHO: Deborah Wallis Wurdinger, curator of Witness to History: The March on Washington will give tours of the exhibit.
WHAT: Tour and press opening
WHEN: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Department of the Interior Museum in the Main Interior Building. The visitor entrance to the Main Interior Building is at 1849 C Street, N.W. Each adult must have photo identification to present to the security guard. For more information on the museum, call Hunter Hollins at (202) 208-4659 or visit the website: www.doi.gov/interiormuseum.
Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the handicapped entrance, please notify Deborah Wurdinger at (202) 208-4984 in advance of the lecture. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.