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Meet the Curator: John Wayne Lecture

The Lost Archive of John R. Hamilton


Newport Beach Public Library is pleased to host Amy Shepherd, a curator of the exhibit “John Wayne: On Set with the Duke” currently on display at the library. This collection features rare and never seen images from some of John Wayne’s most famous films including The Searchers, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and El Dorado. Ms. Shepherd will speak to the curation process, how the images were selected, and the extensive restoration that went into bringing the photos back to life.

Amy Shepherd, Vice President of John Wayne Enterprises and the Executive Director of the John R. Hamilton Archives.

Admission is free. No reservations required.

To learn more about John R. Hamilton, please visit

Sponsored by the Newport Beach City Arts Commission.

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