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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 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum — Sunday

February 19, 2014 in Community Events

Art Signs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum – Sunday, February 23 at 1 pm.

These gallery talks are in sign language.

Art Signs guides Erikson Young and Lenore Swartzwelder will lead discussions about a contemporary sculptural Soundsuit by artist Nick Cave and a painting in the Luce Center by Xavier Barile, 42nd St. Nocturne(1953)

When:                  Sunday, February 23 at 1pm

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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