Monday, December 10, 2018
Editorial Cartoons Pack Powerful Messages
Sunday, December 09, 2018
December 10th, 11AM – 6:30PM
Featuring Special Guest, "President Thomas Jefferson"
Book Signings with Authors
Food and Drink by Former White House Chef Roland Mesnier, interactive exhibits, music and more!
November 1, 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – The White House Historical Association is pleased to announce its upcoming Holiday Book Fair, a full day of holiday shopping and festivities with 12 authors available to sign copies of their award-winning books. A full range of White House inspired gifts including the 2018 Official White House Ornament, will be available for purchase in addition to books.
Since 1962, the White House Historical Association has published books on the history of the White House—covering topics such as architecture, gardens, fine and decorative arts, food, and presidential families. Authors include former White House staffers, historians, political cartoonists, and scholars from diverse fields.
The 2018 Holiday Book Fair will feature:
· Book signings with award-winning authors
· Special Guest: "President Thomas Jefferson" will share memories and unique insights on his life and history of the White House (as portrayed by Bill Barker of Colonial Williamsburg)
· Former White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier will serve his authentic White House Eggnog and discuss creating pastries for significant White House events under five presidents
· Pulitzer-Prize winning political cartoonist Pat Oliphant will sign copies of our recent White House History Quarterly: Political Cartoons and the White House, which features his drawing on the cover.
· Examples of President Obama's presidential china on display and former White House Curator William Allman, author of Official White House China, will be available to answer questions.
· Artist John Hutton will demonstrate "How to Draw the Presidents"
· Raffle of original John Hutton drawings created during the 2018 Easter Egg Roll and as seen in The White House Easter Egg Roll: A History for All Ages
· Jonathan Pliska, Author of A Garden for the President, will discuss his collection of heirloom seeds, which match those purchased for the earliest White House gardens.
· Author Osborne Mackie will discuss examples of a rarely seen artifacts in the Decatur House collection, which will be on display in connection with our recently released book, The Stephen Decatur House: A History
· Artist Peter Waddell discusses his painting, Thomas Jefferson in His Study with the president himself (as portrayed by Bill Barker of Colonial Williamsburg)
· Live music!
WHEN: Monday, December 10, 2018; 11AM—6:30PM
WHERE: 1610 H St., N.W. Washington D.C., 20009
All books are available at shop.whitehousehistory.org
About The White House Historical Association
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy envisioned a restored White House that conveyed a sense of history through its decorative and fine arts. In 1961, the White House Historical Association was established to support her vision to preserve and share the Executive Mansion's legacy for generations to come. Supported entirely by private resources, the Association's mission is to assist in the preservation of the state and public rooms, fund acquisitions for the White House permanent collection, and educate the public on the history of the White House. Since its founding, the White House Historical Association has contributed more than $47 million in fulfillment of its mission. To learn more about the White House Historical Association, please visit www.whitehousehistory.org.
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Anatomy Of A Comic Strip With Brian Collins
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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Fashionable Outfits for Working from Home
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Monday, December 03, 2018
Apropos of nothing, I suppose... just coming up for air after wrapping up a big-ass fun design gig for a friend's cannabis start-up that's launching next year – and seeing all the Donuts on Twitter, bitching about all the Leftists who aren't voting Democratic, and often staying home altogether.
In case you haven't noticed, the smell of 2020 is already in the air – the Left-punching Donut accounts are out punching the Left, the Sanders-punching Donuts are out punching Bernie, and they're all out pimping the Democratic Party because... democracy. Basically, if you're not voting Democratic, you hate Democracy™.
The Donuts are all real gung-ho for the exercise of democracy n'shit, but then when you actually vote your values, like vote Green or Socialist or something – that is, actually participate in friggin' democracy – they get their panties in a twist because you didn't vote for the goddamn Democrat, even though the Democrat in the race also sucked on toast.
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