Category Museum

T.H. Pardo de Tavera at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

A reception was held here in 1904 for Trinidad H. Pardo de Tavera, hosted by Commissioner Henry B. F. Macfarland. Pardo de Tavera served as President of the 1904 St. Louis Exposition’s Honorary Board of Commissioners. The exposition is more popularly known as the St. Louis World’s Fair, a celebration of the centennial of the […]

When Guillermo met Woodrow

A small mother-and-child statue (“Pax”) sculpted by National Artist Guillermo Tolentino – the artist’s gift to President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 – can be found here at the Woodrow Wilson House. Mr. Tolentino once worked as a waiter at a restaurant near Rock Creek Park and a regular customer – one of Mrs. Wilson’s staff […]