Exhibit Opening Reception: Southampton Blue Book, 1930 to 1960: Photographs by Bert Morgan
“Southampton Blue Book, 1930 to 1960: Photographs by Bert Morgan” an exhibit of photographs courtesy of Patrick Montgomery, The Bert Morgan Archives, will open to the public at the Southampton Historical Museum on Saturday, May 10, 2014 and remain on view through Saturday, October 18, 2014. In a career that spanned more than half a century and established him as the dean of society photographers, Bert Morgan spent many a summer weekend at work in Southampton. This exhibit presents a sampling from the thousands of photographs Morgan took of Southampton’s rich and famous at their exclusive clubs or as guests at private parties, weddings and galas. Photographs of the young Jacqueline (Bouvier) Kennedy competing in a local horse show were selected from the more than 500 photographs Morgan took of Jacqueline Kennedy and her family. This exhibit’s opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 7th, 4 to 6pm, free admission and light refreshments will be served.