Art exhibit launch stirs memories of Apollo 11

West Cornwall artist Robert Andrew Parker, left, who exhibited four of his moon-themed pieces, chatted with exhibit co-curator Garth Kobal. Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

FALLS VILLAGE — On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon, an epic moment broadcast live on television and radio to more than 500 million viewers and listeners worldwide.

Fast forward to this past Saturday, July 20, at 4 p.m., exactly 50 years, to the day and time, of that historic lunar landing. To coincide with the event’s golden anniversary, the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village launched a group exhibition, “One Small Step: 50 years of Art & The Moon Landing.” 

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