Celebrating George Bush’s 92nd Birthday

Bush BirthdayOn Friday June 10,  the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum will offer birthday cake and refreshments so that visitors can commemorate the 92nd birthday of our 41st President. The library will also be celebrating the birthday of former First Lady Barbara Bush who turns 91 on June 8.  Cake and refreshments will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Library visitors also will be able to enjoy the newest exhibit Driven to Drive: Defining Our Identity.  In partnership with the Houston Automobile & Transportation Museum, this exhibit tells the story of the automobile through historical objects, interactive media and hands-on displays, highlighting cars beginning with the 1950s through the present and into the future.

The exhibit will be on display in the Bush Library’s Ansary Gallery of American History beginning May 16, 2016, and runs through Jan. 8, 2017.

While the birthday event is free, regular admission fees to the museum still apply. For more information visit Bush41.org.

The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. The staff at the library works to promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism. Located on the campus of Texas A&M University – a premier public Tier 1 research university and home to more than 50,000 students – the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is part of the National Archives and Records Administration’s Presidential Libraries system.

The Bush Library is  open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., with the exceptions of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The Museum is fully handicapped accessible. For more information, call 979-691-4000 or go to bush41.org.

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Media contact: David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at (979) 691-4069 or david.anaya@nara.gov or Tura King, Division of Marketing and Communications, at (979) 845-4070 or tura-king@tamu.edu.

 


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