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The White House Festival of the Arts - The White House - Exhibitions - Robert Indiana

The Calumet, 1961. Photo: Courtesy of the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Artwork: © Morgan Art Foundation Ltd./Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY


The White House Festival of the Arts was a celebration of visual art, music, and poetry conceived to highlight the importance of the arts in the United States. Indiana's The Calumet (1961) was included in a group exhibition of sixty-five works, which was subsequently transferred to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., June 19–July 11, 1965.

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