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Remembering Camelot

October 30, 2013

This November, fifty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a selection of private, never before seen photographs taken by the Kennedy family photographer Jacques Lowe will be on exhibit in San Marcos, Texas. Remembering Camelot Through the Lens of Jacques Lowe – the Private Collection of Frank Harvey will provide three separate opportunities to catch a glimpse into the years that are treasured as a pivotal time in American history.

The Torch is Passed to a New Generation: Electing America's Youngest President, Oct. 1 - Nov. 8
Alkek Library at Texas State
On display until November 8 in the Alkek Library at Texas State University is the limited collection featuring rare Jacques Lowe photography primarily focused on Vice President, Lyndon Baines Johnson, an alumnus of the university. 

Sponsored by Texas State University's Geography and History Departments, the exhibit is being showcased to provide an educational tool to capture American history for students, professors and visitors alike.

 No admission ticket is required. Get more information on Alkek Library hours here. 

Remembering Camelot Reception and Full Exhibit, Nov. 16 & 17
Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa And Conference Center
The Camelot Reception will feature approximately 75 images, as well as unique memorabilia and artifacts from the private collection of Frank Harvey of Houston. The public has never viewed many of the images, captured by Jacques Lowe. 

In addition, The reception will offer an evening of Kennedy-era-inspired hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails, keynote speakers and an opportunity to view the rarest items of Harvey’s extensive collection, including the lead car from JFK’s inaugural parade. 

A unique silent auction will include a variety of truly one-of-a-kind Kennedy-centric items, as well as a trip for two to Rwanda personally guided by True Vineyard Founder and Executive Director, Diana Wiley.

The final opportunity to view the collection will take place on Sun., Nov. 17 via a public viewing of the photography portion of the exhibit from the Camelot Reception.  

Tickets to both the Camelot Reception and the public viewing may be purchased online or by calling 512-665-3393. For more information on the Camelot Reception, please email or phone 512-665-3393. 

All funds raised from this distinctive series of events will support True Vineyard Ministries and its inspirational work with Rwanda’s recovery.