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JULY 2

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AFTER JULY 2

      • Thu 09/11/14
        6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • The Art of Social Intervention: Lecture by Visiting Artist Pedro Lasch
      • Katzen Performing Arts Studio 246
      • For this talk, Lasch has prepared an overview of key methods and concerns of his work over the years in relation to the notions of 'art as a social intervention' and 'art as a legitimate form of research.' The talk will also serve as an introduction to new projects developed in Washington, DC. As a 2013/2014 fellow at Provisions Research Center for Art & Social Change, Lasch initiated a series of ...more

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        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • Thu 09/25/14
        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Visiting Artist Lecture: Tom Burckhardt
      • Katzen Performing Arts Studio 246
      • American University Department of Art is pleased to welcome artist Tom Burckhardt to the Katzen Arts Center for studio visits and an artist lecture. This event is free and open to the public.

        Tom Burckhardt was born in New York City in 1964 and has spent his entire life living there. He graduated with a BFA in painting from SUNY Purchase in 1986 and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and ...more

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        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 09/27/14
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Gallery Talk: Readymade@100
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Join curator, Mark Cameron Boyd, for a discussion of the Readymade@100 exhibition as the AU museum commemorates the 100th anniversary of Duchamp's readymade.

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 10/04/14
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Gallery Talk: Sam Noto, Steel Sculpture: Anxiety and Hope
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Meet sculptor, Sam Noto, and learn about improvisational technique and his use of found metals to create the beautiful sculptures featured in the sculpture garden.

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Mon 10/06/14
        8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Visiting Writers Series: Fiction Reading by Dinaw Mengetsu
      • Butler Board Room
      • Fiction reading by VWS guest Dinaw Mengetsu, 8:00pm - 9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.

        Dinaw Mengestu was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. When he was two, his family fled the civil war and immigrated to the United States. He is the author of three novels: The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, How to Read the Air, and, most recently, All Our Names. For his work, he has been ...more

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        Host: Literature Department

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