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Schedule for Art Signs: Gallery talk in ASL at American Art Museum

April 16, 2015 in Community News

 

 

Please  –  Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on the following dates (See Below) for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL. 

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL.  Art Signs guide Tracey Salaway will get us in the mood for spring with the painting “Spring Dance” by Arthur Mathews; Emily Blachly will discuss the ages and stages of life in Helen Lundeberg’s “Double Portrait of the Artist in Time.”

When:     

Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m.
Thursday, May 7, at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 24, at 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 28 at 1 p.m.
Thursday,  July 9 at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 13, 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 next week: Gallery talks in ASL at Smithsonian American Art Museum

February 6, 2015 in Community Events

 

 

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Thursday, February 12 at 5:30 p.m. for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL.  Art Signs guides Erikson Young and Felece Steele will discuss Edward Hopper’s classic painting Cape Cod Morning and Laurel Roth Hope’s spectacular strutting peacocks from the exhibition “The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art.”

 

When: Thursday, February 12 at 5:30 p.m

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

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

 

Hope you can join us!

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

May 6, 2014 in Community Events

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Thursday, May 8 at 5:30pm. for our next session ofArt Signs gallery talks in ASL.  Three Art Signs guides will discuss a variety of works, including Folk Art, 20th century painting, and Pop Art.

Erikson Young will discuss James Hampton’s glittering tin-foil installation The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations’ Millennium General Assembly (1st floor)http://americanart.si.edu/images/1970/1970.353.1_6a.jpg

Felece Steele will focus on the details of Honoré Sharrer’s fascinating painting Tribute to the American Working People (1st floor)  http://americanart.si.edu/images/1986/1986.6.97_1a.jpg

Emily Blachly will introduce us to Pop Art prints from the 1960s (Pop Art exhibition, 2nd floor)

http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2014/pop/

When: Thursday, May 8 at 5:30pm.
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Art Signs: Celebrate Deaf History Month at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 11, 2014 in Community Events

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on
Thursday, March 13 at 1 p.m. for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL.

March 13 is the first day of Deaf History Month.
Art Signs guides Erikson Young, Emily Blachly, and Tracey Salaway will lead gallery discussions about three deaf artists: John Carlin, Douglas Tilden, and David Hockney.

When:                  Thursday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m.

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

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian Art Signs Gallery Talk Today at 5:30 pm

August 8, 2013 in Community News

Art Signs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
TODAY at 5:30 pm!

 

Spend a summer afternoon at the museum!  Art Signs Gallery Guide Erikson Young will lead a discussion about the Gilded Age painting Summer (1890) by Frank W. Benson.   The artist chose a classical figure of a woman to represent the season.  With a crown of flowers around her head and a carefree scarf blowing in the breeze, she strolls through a lush green landscape.

When:                  Thursday, August 8 at 5:30 p.m.

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