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  1. Lee Haner: Mischief
    April 6 through May 26, 2013.
    Recent mixed-media works by a reclusive master. Balanced between representation and abstraction, painting and sculpture, the exhibition is inspired by the land and first peoples of the American Southwest.

    Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature
    April 6 through May 26, 2013.
    Argentinean Jorge Luis Borges is one of the most prominent and …more

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  2. April 25 through May 12, Tuesdays through Sundays, 11:00 to 4:00.
    Free and open to the public.

    Showcasing refined talent and diversity of subject and techniques, American University's Department of Art presents works by graduating MFA students.

    Please see more at Crossing the Bitfrost exhibition page.

    Image: Harini Thyagarajan, Untitled (detail), 2012.

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  3. Timothy App: The Aesthetics of Precision: Forty-Five Years
    April 6 through May 26, 2013
    Timothy App's signature style of geometric abstraction reveals a concise and considered understanding of the nature of painting, visual tension, and persistence. The exhibition brings together various aspects of the artist's evolution and growth into one of the regions most important living abstract painters.…more

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  1. All levels welcome to this rejuvenating Kripalu yoga class with certified instructor Eva Blutinger.
    Weekly yoga classes are $10 per class and $5 for Museum Members. Free for members at the Associates Level and above.
    Please bring your own mat. Thick mats, blocks, and blankets are recommended.ABOUT THE CLASS: Join certified Kripalu yoga instructor Eva Blutinger for a reflective yoga practice in …more

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  2. This exhibition, Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea, draws on a diverse selection of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, that illustrate an array of technologies of conflict. In this case, however, conflict is defined in a wider sense. It can take place on either a sociological or psychological plane, through assertions of language, between …more

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  3. RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Cianne Fragione, Pat Goslee and Anne Marchand. All three have been working, in paintings and assemblages, with the concept of the Eternal Feminine. Seen as an original dynamic and cosmic force, it may also be understood as a spiritual being or essence that gives hope and light in dark times. Defying simple definition, this concept has …more

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  4. The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, part of the American University Museum’s permanent collection, inspires dialog about political and cultural issues involving Israel through the paintings, sculptures, and mixed media work of prominent and emerging Israeli artists. The collection was gifted to the AU Museum by Donald Rothfeld in 2011 and has been growing ever since.

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  5. Christopher Carter's substantial and important sculptures are intended to invite viewer interaction, reflection and contemplation. The ready-made forms draw on Carter's experiences and memories of his adolescence for their inspiration. The individual pieces comprising the totality of the work resonate and interact with each other, suggesting viewers reflect on the weight and meaning of their own …more

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  6. The Alper Initiative for Washington Art celebrates an award that has become synonymous with Washington area artistic talent: The Trawick Prize for Contemporary Arts. One of the first regional competitions with the largest award that annually recognizes visual artists, The Trawick Prize was established by Carol Trawick, a longtime community activist in Montgomery County. The Trawick …more

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  7. For the past two decades, William Woodward has delved into the rich history and aesthetic possibilities of the seven deadly sins as a subject matter for our own time. The master drawings and narrative paintings in this exhibition continue the artist’s fascination with painting figures and animals, which began more than 25 years ago while painting his landmark 880 square foot circus mural at the …more

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  8. This exhibition, Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea, draws on a diverse selection of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, that illustrate an array of technologies of conflict. In this case, however, conflict is defined in a wider sense. It can take place on either a sociological or psychological plane, through assertions of language, between …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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  9. RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Cianne Fragione, Pat Goslee and Anne Marchand. All three have been working, in paintings and assemblages, with the concept of the Eternal Feminine. Seen as an original dynamic and cosmic force, it may also be understood as a spiritual being or essence that gives hope and light in dark times. Defying simple definition, this concept has …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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  10. The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, part of the American University Museum’s permanent collection, inspires dialog about political and cultural issues involving Israel through the paintings, sculptures, and mixed media work of prominent and emerging Israeli artists. The collection was gifted to the AU Museum by Donald Rothfeld in 2011 and has been growing ever since.

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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    Arts and Entertainment
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