Gallery Talk: “George Washington and His World”

Assistant Curator Amber “Jackie” Streker leads a unique tour through the exhibition George Washington and His World. Discover hidden details about the objects and get an insider’s perspective about curating the exhibition—all from the curator herself. Featuring a variety of artifacts, including letters from George Washington and rare prints and maps, George Washington and His World delves into Washington's life through three locations dear to his heart—Mount Vernon, Alexandria, and early Washington, D.C.

About Amber "Jackie" Streker 

Amber "Jackie" Streker began working with the museum’s Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection as a researcher and assumed the position of assistant curator in 2018. Streker curates exhibitions on American history with a focus on Washington, D.C. Her exhibitions include Best Laid Plans: Designs for a Capital City; Songs of the Civil War; and Treasures from the Albert H. Small Collection. She also organizes the George Washington University’s annual Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Symposium. She received her bachelor’s with honors in art history from the University of Maine, and holds a master’s in art history from GW. She was a fellow in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.

About the D.C. Mondays Series

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