Past Exhibitions :: Rockefeller at 100

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - Sunday, October 12, 2008
West Hall, 4th Floor Terrace Gallery and Cultural Education Center Lobby

Rockefeller 100 Image

The New York State Museum, Archives, and Library, in conjunction with the Office of General Services’ Plaza Art Collection, celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nelson A. Rockefeller’s birthday with three exhibitions. Rockefeller was governor of New York from 1959 to 1973, and each exhibition highlights a different area of his contributions. View a selection of art work from the Plaza Art Collection, including Andy Warhol’s portrait of Rockefeller and a David Smith sculpture, on the 4th Floor Terrace Gallery. Memorabilia from Rockefeller’s four campaigns for governor from the William E. Winnewisser Collection of political memorabilia are on view in the West Hall Corridor.

In addition, the architectural model of the Empire State Plaza, along with images of the construction of the South Mall will be exhibited in the lobby of the Cultural Education Center.

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