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Art Signs:  Gallery talks in ASL at Smithsonian American Art Museum – Aug 18th

July 14, 2016 in Community News

 

 

Join us this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. for Art Signs gallery talks in ASL at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Enjoy conversation and learn something new!

Thursday, August 18, 5:30 p.m.
Meet at the F Street Information Desk
Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC
Metro:  Gallery Place

 

Art Signs:  Gallery talks in ASL at Smithsonian American Art Museum

May 20, 2016 in Advocacy & Access, Community Events

 

 

Join us this Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. for Art Signs gallery talks in ASL at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art Signs guides Elizabeth Henry and Emily Blachly will lead discussion on artworks from our collection.   Among the sculpture discussed will be Monekana by Deborah Butterfield and Its Another Spring by Man Ray. Enjoy conversation and learn something new!

Sunday, May 22 at 1 p.m.
Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC

Metro:  Gallery Place

Upcoming Art Signs dates:
Sunday, June 26, 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, 5:30 p.m.

This Sunday: Art Signs Gallery Talks in ASL at Smithsonian American Art Museum

April 21, 2016 in Advocacy & Access, Community Events

 

 

Join us this Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. for Art Signs gallery talks in ASL at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art Signs guides Erikson Young and Emily Blachly will lead discussion on four artworks from our collection.  From a founding father to Lady Liberty to mythological & allegorical figures representing health and grief – investigate some sculptural treasures in our galleries.  Enjoy conversation with art-y folks, and leave having learned something new!

Sunday, April 24 at 1 p.m.
Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC
Metro:  Gallery Place

Upcoming Art Signs dates:
Thursday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 22 at 1 p.m.
Sunday, June 26, 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, 5:30 p.m.

 

Art Signs ASL gallery talk Sunday, at Smithsonian American Art Museum – March 27

March 10, 2016 in Community Events

 

 

Join us on Sunday, March 27 at 1 p.m. for our next Art Signs gallery talks in ASL at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

March is Women’s History Month – come explore two extraordinary artworks by women artists.  Tracey Salaway will discuss the dazzling Portrait of Mnonja by Mickalene Thomas and the mysterious Les Fetiches by Lois Maillou Jones.

Sunday, March 27 at 1 p.m.

Meet at the F Street Information Desk
Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW, Washington, DC

Metro:  Gallery Place

Upcoming Art Signs dates:
Thursday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 24 at 1 p.m.
Thursday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 22 at 1 p.m.

Gallery talk in ASL at Smithsonian American Art Museum 9/18

September 17, 2014 in Community Events

 

 

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Thursday September 18 at 5:30 p.m. for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL!

Art Signs gallery guides Erikson Young and Felece Steele will discuss works in our Early Modernism and Folk Art galleries.

When:                  Thursday, September 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Where:                 Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Art Signs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

February 7, 2014 in Community Events

Art Signs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Thursday, February 13 at 5:30pm will be the date of the next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL at Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Art Signs guides Tracey Salaway and Felece Steele will lead a discussion about artworks in the exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art.

Learn more about the exhibition here: http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2013/our_america/

When:                  Thursday, February 13 at 5:30pm

Where:                 Smithsonian American Art Museum
                              8th & G Street, NW
                              Washington, DC 20001

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Art Signs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum: This Thursday

July 11, 2013 in Community News

Art Signs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum – TOMORROW

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Thursday, July 11th at 5:30 p.m. for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL!

Art Signs Gallery Guide Erikson Young will discuss two large outdoor sculptures that adorn the perimeter of our museum.

On the south side of the museum, Modern Head by Roy Lichtenstein stands thirty-one feet tall and is made of stainless steel painted blue. The sculpture is part of a series Lichtenstein began in the late 1960s that explored the idea of creating images of human figures that look like machines.  In 1996, Modern Head was installed one block from the World Trade Center in New York City. The sculpture survived the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with only surface scratches and was temporarily used by the FBI as a message board during its investigations.

Luis Jiménez’s fiberglass sculpture Vaquero greets visitors at the museum’s north entrance.  Jiménez intended his sculpture to be an unconventional take on the traditional equestrian monument.  Washington is full of monuments depicting men on horses, commemorating military generals, leaders and heroes.  Since ancient times, horses in equestrian monuments have usually been shown walking, standing, or rearing onto their hind legs. But the Vaquero’s horse literally “bucks” tradition with its two front feet planted on the base and his hind legs in the air.

When:  Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m.
Where:  Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Metro: Gallery Place

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Check out Arts Signs online:  http://americanart.si.edu/education/asl/


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Art Signs Gallery Talk in ASL – Feb. 14

February 12, 2013 in Community Events, Community News, Education & Outreach

Art Signs Gallery Talk in ASL – February 14 on Valentines/Art and Artists “in Love”
The next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL will be held at the  Smithsonian American Art Museum on Thursday, February at 5:30 p.m with Art Signs guide Tracey Salaway. Enjoy the chance to socialize and meet new friends with fun valentines and refreshments in the Education Center, followed by a talk on art and artists “in love.”

When:                  Thursday, February 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Where:                 Smithsonian American Art Museum
                                8th & G Street, NW
                                Washington, DC 20001

Meet at the MacMillan Education Center, 1st floor
Metro: Gallery Place

The next Art Signs Gallery Talks are on:

  • Sunday, February 24 at 1 pm
  • Thursday, March 14 at 5:30 pm
  • Thursday, April 11 at 5:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 21 at 1 pm
  • Thursday, May 9 at 5:30 pm
  • Sunday, May 19 at 1 pm

Distributed 2013 by Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC), 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030; www.nvrc.org; 703-352-9055 V, 703-352-9056 TTY, 703-352-9058 Fax. Items in this newsletter are provided for information purposes only; NVRC does not endorse products or services. This news service is free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated.