The Barack Obama Presidency: Hope and Change
On view through May 15, 2023
Lobby, President’s Suite, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Second Floor, South Campus
The exhibition focuses on issues and topics from the Obama administration: 2008 and 2012 elections, Great Recession, Health Care, Immigration, Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Combating Terrorism, Climate Change and the Environment, and Race Relations. The exhibition includes photographs and facsimile documents on loan from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the Barack Obama Presidential Library. Editorial cartoons by Mike Keefe, Steve Kelley, and Signe Wilkinson further illustrate the themes. In addition, items related to the Presidential Debates at Hofstra University in 2008 and 2012, on loan from the University Archives, will be on view.
The Hofstra University Museum of Art’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.
Pete Souza, Visiting the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington, DC., October 14, 2011, Digital print, Courtesy of Barack Obama Presidential Library, National Archives & Records Administration
Thursday, February 16, 2023, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus
Join us in celebrating the opening of The Barack Obama Presidency: Hope and Change.
Light refreshments will be served.
Admission is free.
RSVP to 516.463.5672
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Gallery Location and Hours
David Filderman Gallery
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus
Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. • Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.