Event | Exhibits and Tours Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
Date and Location
When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Where: Thomas Jefferson Building - George and Ira Gershwin Room
10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540
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Experience the glamour and sophistication of the 1920s and 1930s in this permanent tribute to the brothers who helped provide a musical background to the period. The exhibition contains a wealth of materials that provide insight into their careers and personalities, including manuscript and printed music, lyric sheets and librettos, personal and business correspondence, photographs, paintings, and drawings, all from the Gershwin Collection in the Music Division of the Library of Congress, the world's preeminent resource for materials about the Gershwins.