Exhibit on 50 years of President's photographs to be displayed at Brownsville museum

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Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 8:53am

The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is the only place in South Texas where you can look at photographs of U.S. presidents throughout the years.

After three years of touring across the United States, the exhibit titled, "President's Photographer: 50 Years Inside the Oval Office" is making a stop in Brownsville.

National Geographic and the Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts teamed up to coordinate the exhibit which is filled with rarely seen pictures of presidents.

The photographs feature presidents like LBJ, JFK and Barack Obama in situations ranging national tragedies to simple leisurely fun.

The exhibit opens on Thursday, July 25th, at 7 p.m. and runs through October 12th, Marcela Hinojosa, BMFA Executive Director stated, "It's composed of 51 photographs and all photographs are selected from the National Archives and from the past photographers."

All local teachers who register at the museum can see the exhibit with their students for free.

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