Welcome to this week's Monday Must-See, Must-Do post. On Mondays, we offer an entry about some current exhibit, event, or dining experience in DC you should take in. Sometimes, we will write the post. Sometimes, it will be taken from another publication. But no matter who is the writer, we believe Monday Must-See, Must-Do will showcase something you shouldn't miss.
Week in and week out, Time magazine covered the 1960s using all manner of covers created by some of the foremost artists of the day.
A new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery featuring original cover art from the museum’s Time collection explores a selection of the major newsmakers, trends, and happenings that defined the 1960s.
Chronologically, the 1960s began with the inauguration of John F. Kennedy and ended with “one giant leap for mankind,” as Apollo 11 ferried 3 astronauts people to the moon and back.
In the intervening years, Time covered the Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the escalation of the Vietnam War, civil rights, the women’s movement and cultural phenomena such as the Beatles, hippies and the sexual revolution
In addition to the artwork above, here is some more of what you will see if you visit the exhibition. Can you name them?
And if you want to recall or learn more about the 1960s, the NPG gift shop is ready for you.
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- Ghosts in the White House
- New Documentary Shows Snowden, Scary US Security
- Does Washington's Football Team Need a New Name?
- Getting the Most from The Prices Do DC
- The Boomer List @The Newseum
- Phantoms of the Museum
- The 25 Steps to Becoming a Real Washingtonian
- DC Wasn't Ready for Bob Marley in 1973
- Covering the Supreme Court
- From Dolley to Michelle: A Look at the First Ladie...
- Time Covers the 1960s @The National Portrait Galle...
- Tips for Experiencing Latino History @The Museum o...
- Is Reagan National Airport Becoming Too Popular?
- Was It Once Flying Saucers Over DC?
- Our Wounded Warriors Now Remembered
- There's a Big New Face on the National Mall
- Museum of the American Indian Using New Exhibit to...
- 30 Things DC Loves
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