The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

June 23 - August 27, 2017

In partnership with AARP and the Newseum, BMAC presents an exhibition of 19 large-format portraits of some of the most fascinating members of the influential baby boom generation — one born each year of the baby boom, from 1946 to 1964 — taken by renowned American photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Visitors will gain insight into the Boomer generation through interviews and portraits that focus on exceptional achievement, struggle, and identity, telling the story of extraordinary Americans and the history they lived through and often created.

Greenfield-Sanders (“The Black List,” “The Latino List” and “The Out List”) chose as his subjects Boomers who reflect the depth, diversity and talent of their generation. The men and women featured in “The Boomer List” are:

1946: Tim O’Brien, Vietnam veteran/author
1947: Deepak Chopra, New Age guru
1948: Samuel L. Jackson, actor
1949: Billy Joel, singer/songwriter
1950: Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple Computer
1951: Tommy Hilfiger, fashion designer
1952: Amy Tan, author
1953: Eve Ensler, playwright
1954: Julieanna Richardson, The HistoryMakers
1955: Maria Shriver, journalist
1956: Kim Cattrall, actress
1957: Virginia Rometty, CEO, IBM
1958: Ellen Ochoa, director, Johnson Space Center
1959: Ronnie Lott, athlete
1960: Erin Brockovich, environmentalist
1961: Peter Staley, AIDS activist
1962: Rosie O’Donnell, entertainer
1963: David LaChapelle, artist
1964: John Leguizamo, actor

AARP is the exclusive sponsor of The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.


June 23, Friday, 5:30 p.m. – Opening of Six New Exhibits
August 25, Friday, 7 p.m. – Baby Boomer Dance Party