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  1. Please note weekly hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11:00-4:00

    The four artists in Brink and Boundary transform the unconventional and underutilized spaces in the Katzen Art Center and AU Museum into sites of surprising and inventive installations.

    Image: Halsey Burgund, Hotel Dreamy

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    Double Mirror is a mixed media exhibition of 30 Korean-American artists on view at the American University Museum April 1 though June 1. These unique artists convey the cultural complexity and richness of serving two countries, Korea and America.

    Image: Jun Ahn, Self-Portrait

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    In Residence: The Neighbors, co-curated by AU professors Zoe Charlton and Tim Doud, illustrates a cross section of nineteen talented and diverse teaching artists from thirteen universities and colleges in the area. This exhibition is the third and final installment of a three part colloquium series highlighting the reciprocity between the …more

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    Sculptures by the self-taught, Washington, D.C. artist BK ADAMS . I AM ART are on view in the outdoor sculpture garden April 1 - August 17

    Image: BK Adams . I AM ART, In Process.

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  5. Museum members are invited to a sneak peak of the late spring exhibition with director Jack Rasmussen and a panel discussion on the impact of poetry on the creation of art and of art on the creation of poetry. Panelists include Michael Duncan, curator of "An Opening of the Field," Linda Voris, AU Department of Literature professor and artist and Split this Rock member, Judy Byron.

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  6. Cara Gabriel, director
    Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors
    This project is the product of the Senior Capstone course, which is the culmination and synthesis of study by our theatre and musical theatre majors. Each evening features six new 10-minute one-act plays and seven new songs that are produced, written, composed, performed, directed, and designed by our graduating …more

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  7. Tickets: $15 regular admission, $10 AU community and seniors

    Daniel Abraham and Yaniv Dinur, conductors
    Allison Mondel, soprano
    Carley DeFranco, soprano
    Ole Haas, tenor
    John Gauthier, bass

    Unfinished Business:
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C Minor, K. 427
    Schubert: Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished"

    Left in a fragmented state, Mozart's masterful Mass in C Minor stands as the most ambitious …more

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Coming Soon

  1. Museum Members are invited to preview the Winter Exhibitions early, including an intimate tour with Czech artist Katerina Vincourová and curator Karina Kottová to explore Arteria’s exposition of consumeristic culture through spatial installations.

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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    Arts and Entertainment
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  2. This exhibition features a series of new paintings by American artist Erik Thor Sandberg within the context of selected earlier works. Sandberg is known internationally for pushing the skillful illusionism of master oil painting to the current edge of Magic Realism on three-dimensional wood panels of his own design. Grounded in humanism, Sandberg’s paintings present a compelling …more

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  3. Frank DiPerna  Retrospective is a comprehensive survey of the artist’s photographic work over more than forty years. Comprised of multiple bodies of work beginning in 1974 continuing through today; each project was accomplished through using the most advanced technology of the time -- from black and white to color film to the classic Polaroid SX-70 to the possibility of digital color photography. …more

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  4. Czech artist Katerina Vincourová focuses on the fragile nuances of interpersonal relations and at the same time abstracts such notions into an examination of networks and shifts in time and space. The exhibition Arteria thus becomes a holistic system, a large-scale spatial drawing, rather than a collection of individual art works. Personal is political for Vincourová, who intersects her …more

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  5. Downing’s distinctive geometrically organized canvases, executed during the height of the “Washington Color School,” that glorious moment in American painting born in Washington, DC in the late 1950s and 1960s, constitute a singular and important body of work in twentieth century art. With the perspective of hindsight, Downing’s elegant “circle/dot” compositions are seen to rival those of his …more

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  6. Abel Tilahun, a multidisciplinary artist from Ethiopia, explores universal human experience through the manifold meanings we associate with the human body, its parts, its sustenance, and its loftiest ambitions in Vital Signs. The exhibition reflects the artist’s skill in sculptural installation, video art, painting, and drawing, linked by a common thread of semiotic concerns and an unwavering …more

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  7. Brian Dailey’s multiscreen video installation WORDS is the artist’s investigation into the relationship between language, culture, and national identity and the challenges we face in our efforts to communicate key concepts across linguistic boundaries and national borders in the age of globalization. His virtual Tower of Babel is a contemporary turn on the canonical story explaining the worldwide …more

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  8. Artist Abel Tilahun and curator Meskerem Assegued lead a tour of this immersive exhibition Vital Signs. Free and open to the public.

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  9. Mix and mingle with fellow museum patrons and meet the artists and curators behind the six new Winter Exhibitions at the Opening Reception. Free and open to all.

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  10. This exhibition features a series of new paintings by American artist Erik Thor Sandberg within the context of selected earlier works. Sandberg is known internationally for pushing the skillful illusionism of master oil painting to the current edge of Magic Realism on three-dimensional wood panels of his own design. Grounded in humanism, Sandberg’s paintings present a compelling …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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