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Edwina Sandys, MBE, Noted Sculptor and Churchill's grandaughter, discusses "Breaking Free"

Location

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Special Lecture by Edwina Sandys; meet in lobby of Visitor Center
4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, New York, NY 12538

41.858358 -73.845173

County: Dutchess
Region: Mid Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 21, 2019, 4:00PM, Lecture by Artist Edwina Sandys on

Details

Event Type Historic Site Tour Description Edwina Sandys, Churchill's granddaughter and an accomplished sculptor, will lecture about her inspiration and perspectives on her sculpture "Breaking Free". The FDR Museum is open 9 am to 5 pm, so visit the museum first! The FDR Museum features special interactives, immersive audio-visual theaters, and rarely seen artifacts that convey the dramatic story of the Roosevelt era. Exhibits tell the story of the Roosevelt's life and his presidency beginning in the depths of the Great Depression and continuing through the New Deal years and World War II, with an emphasis on both Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's relationship with the American people. Recently updated exhibits bring a New Deal to a New Generation. Wallace Education & Visitors Center has New Deal Bookstore, introductory film, and Cafe. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Research room, 8:45am–5pm. Sponsoring Organization Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Contact Information

annesumers@gmail.com
5514275792
https://www.facebook.com/fdrlibrary/

Registration

$10 admission to FDR Library and Museum

Additional Information

Activities: The FDR Library and Museum will be open for self-tour 9 am to 5 pm. The FDR Museum features special interactives, immersive audio-visual theaters, and rarely seen artifacts that convey the dramatic story of the Roosevelt era. Exhibits tell the story of the Roosevelt's life and his presidency beginning in the depths of the Great Depression and continuing through the New Deal years and World War II, with an emphasis on both Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's relationship with the American people. Recently updated exhibits bring a New Deal to a New Generation. Wallace Education & Visitors Center has New Deal Bookstore, introductory film, and Cafe. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Research room, 8:45am–5pm.

Event Duration (hours): 1 hour
Not suitable for children under age 10.

Family Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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