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Friday, April 17
      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • [ INSERT NON-PRETENTIOUS TITLE HERE ] MFA First Year Exhibition
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • American University's Department of Art presents the work of current MFA Thesis candidates.  The multidisciplinary Studio Art program showcases an exciting range of artwork including works in painting, sculpture, collage and material studies, photography, and new media. [ INSERT NON-PRETENTIOUS TITLE HERE ] is a compilation of works from American University's first-year Masters of Fine Art ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Drawings: Walter Kravitz
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Walter Kravitz brought his artistic gifts and innovative concepts from Chicago to Washington almost forty years ago. His drawings and installations have evolved into explorations of the way events happen in the natural world. His lines become edges, continuously organizing and shaping the air into solids, then dissolving them again into unpredictability.Please see more information and images at ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Remembrances of Voices Past
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • V. Ramesh creates art as an act of devotion, not only as a response to an increasingly material world, but also as a quest for freedom. The leitmotiv of his work is Bhakti, or devotion, which he explores in order to communicate a sense of emotional exaltation.Please see more information and images at the exhibition page:
        V. Ramesh: Remembrances of Voices Past

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Transcription of Blue: Guy Goldstein
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Guy Goldstein is interested in exploring complicated processes by moving between mediums in his art. For this exhibition, Guy investigated “colors of noise” by converting graphite drawings into sounds, which he then converted back into printed images using a mid-century Russian ANS synthesizer.
        Please see more information and images at the exhibition page:
        Transcription of Blue: Guy ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • YES! Glue: A Half-Century of Collage by Bruce and Jean Conner
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Bruce and Jean Conner sustained separate but related explorations within the tradition of surrealist collage. She initiated in the mid 1950s wry combinations of images from popular magazines. He embraced and then abandoned complex expressionist assemblages in the early 1960s in favor of witty, often grotesque, and sometimes spiritual compositions built from 19th century engravings.Please see more ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
      • Lauren Adams: American Catastrophe Report
      • Katzen Rotunda 2nd Floor
      • Artist Lauren Frances Adams has created American Catastrophe Report, an installation that acts as both homage and critique of the decorative frescoes in the United States Capitol Building, originally painted in the 19th c. by Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. The site-specific artwork by Adams is installed in American University's Katzen Arts Center, in both the upper and lower rotunda in ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
      • Friday Gallery Tour
      • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
      • Friday Gallery Tours in the AU Museum
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • Explore the galleries each Friday afternoon with our knowledgeable docents. These guided tours highlight each of our current exhibitions and cover a range of topics. Come to learn or just for fun.
        Tours of the spring exhibitions begin Friday, April 10 through May 22. Tours are free and open to the public. 
        When the museum is closed between exhibitions, no tours will be held. Please check calendar ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Ableton University Tour: American University
      • The Wechsler Theater (MGC 315)
      • VSPACER
      • Ableton is proud to partner with the American University for the Ableton Experience, a day and evening of student workshops and public presentations held at the American University campus in Washington, DC. Students are invited to join Ableton representatives and Certified Trainers for an afternoon of break-out sessions exploring composition, sound design, production techniques and performance ...more

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      • American University Workshop: Living Composers Series: The Music of Steve Antosca
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Noah Getz, director

        The AU Workshop will explore the music and influences of local composer Steve Antosca whose works focus on integrating acoustic instruments with computers for audio technology and spatialization. Antosca’s work has been described as "spectacular and wonderfully provocative" by the Washington Post.

        Tickets: $10; $5 AU community and seniors

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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Coming Soon

      • Sat 04/18/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • [ INSERT NON-PRETENTIOUS TITLE HERE ] MFA First Year Exhibition
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • American University's Department of Art presents the work of current MFA Thesis candidates.  The multidisciplinary Studio Art program showcases an exciting range of artwork including works in painting, sculpture, collage and material studies, photography, and new media. [ INSERT NON-PRETENTIOUS TITLE HERE ] is a compilation of works from American University's first-year Masters of Fine Art ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 04/18/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Drawings: Walter Kravitz
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Walter Kravitz brought his artistic gifts and innovative concepts from Chicago to Washington almost forty years ago. His drawings and installations have evolved into explorations of the way events happen in the natural world. His lines become edges, continuously organizing and shaping the air into solids, then dissolving them again into unpredictability.Please see more information and images at ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 04/18/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Remembrances of Voices Past
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • V. Ramesh creates art as an act of devotion, not only as a response to an increasingly material world, but also as a quest for freedom. The leitmotiv of his work is Bhakti, or devotion, which he explores in order to communicate a sense of emotional exaltation.Please see more information and images at the exhibition page:
        V. Ramesh: Remembrances of Voices Past

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 04/18/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Transcription of Blue: Guy Goldstein
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Guy Goldstein is interested in exploring complicated processes by moving between mediums in his art. For this exhibition, Guy investigated “colors of noise” by converting graphite drawings into sounds, which he then converted back into printed images using a mid-century Russian ANS synthesizer.
        Please see more information and images at the exhibition page:
        Transcription of Blue: Guy ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 04/18/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • YES! Glue: A Half-Century of Collage by Bruce and Jean Conner
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Bruce and Jean Conner sustained separate but related explorations within the tradition of surrealist collage. She initiated in the mid 1950s wry combinations of images from popular magazines. He embraced and then abandoned complex expressionist assemblages in the early 1960s in favor of witty, often grotesque, and sometimes spiritual compositions built from 19th century engravings.Please see more ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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