American Flag of Faces(TM) Launched Online
Will Be Featured Exhibit at Ellis Island
ELLIS ISLAND, N.Y.,
Participants can upload digital photos at www.FlagOfFaces.org with a tax-deductible donation of
The American Flag of Faces(TM) will also become a central exhibit in the upcoming Peopling of America(R) Center, an exciting new expansion of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. The Flag of Faces exhibit will consist of a large video installation providing a mosaic of all the portraits submitted by individuals and families who have made America their home throughout the generations.
The Peopling of America(R) Center will enlarge the story currently told of the Ellis Island Era (1892-1954) to include the entire panorama of the American immigration experience, with exhibits dedicated to those who arrived before Ellis as well as those who arrived post-1954, right up to the present. With the anticipated 2011 opening of The Peopling of America(R) Center, Ellis Island will illustrate the American immigration story across the generations, and the museum will be renamed Ellis Island: The National Museum of Immigration.
The launching of the American Flag of Faces(TM) is just in time for
To learn more or to upload an image, visit www.FlagOfFaces.org. Photos may also be submitted by mail. Applications are available by calling (212) 561-4588 or writing: The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., c/o Flag of Faces, 17 Battery Place, Suite 210,
SOURCE Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.