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 A new photographic mural The Studio: a place of uncertainty, ambiguity, where harmony emerges out of disorder, by Carol Brown Goldberg will be on view in the Kreeger Lobby by the museum beginning November 12.
Photo by Lee Stalsworth.

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Alex Katz: Black and White explores the artist's lifelong interest in stripping color out of his prints, and his attempt to replace sensual pleasure with intellectual design. Design versus color has been an artistic debate that goes back to the Renaissance. Similar to the art of Renaissance Florence, Katz's prints are all about design, and are based on drawing, ideas, and the structure of things.

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Dolls have long functioned as playthings, magical dream keepers, and spiritual intermediaries. Join Melissa Ichiuji for a two-day doll-making workshop inspired by her exhibition Make You Love Me, on view in the Alper Initiative through December 18. Workshop participants will draw inspiration from personal history, memories, and desires, and then learn basic techniques for building armatures and …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Fee: $185.00

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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This exhibition explores the artistic career of pioneering feminist artist Martha Wilson and her work as Founder and Director of Franklin Furnace, a New York based non-profit arts organization that has been supporting avant-garde art since 1976. 
It is the 4th and final exhibition in Transformer's four-part Do You Know Where Your Art Comes From? series, presented at AU over the past two years, a …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The next exhibition by the Alper Initiative for Washington art features Melissa Ichiuji.
By its role and emotional density, the doll reminds us of the first objects that comforted us in childhood. For Melissa Ichiuji, it helped to renew the creative energies within the family space. The doll, with its suggestive and "rudimentary" shape, gives free rein to everyone’s imagination. Anthropomorphism …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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While Squeak Carnwath is primarily known as a painter, she has worked across many media. This exhibition highlights the unique surfaces and textures that each medium affords, while sharing the artist’s distinct visual language of symbols, phrases, and colors. Works on view in Crazy Paper and Sister Objects span over 30 years of the artist’s exploration in painting, drawing, …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Several years ago, the government of the Republic of Macedonia embarked on a highly controversial and hugely expensive "urban renewal" of the capital city, Skopje. Most of this renewal consisted of large monuments of "historic figures" and new, quasi-classical facades over old buildings. This year, these monuments and buildings came under attack by various groups of citizens of this multi-ethnic …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Join us for an intimate evening with the artist. Alex Katz will discuss his rationale for stripping color from his prints in this rare Black and White exhibition.
Free and open to the public. Please RSVP. 

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Casey Cook, director

Join the American University Chorus in an exploration of modern and ancient themes of love, marriage, and the birth of a child. Featuring works from Eric Whitacre, Ola Gjeilo, Daniel Pinkham, and Benjamin Britten’s holiday favorite, A Ceremony of Carols.

Tickets: $5-10

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: Performing Arts

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 A new photographic mural The Studio: a place of uncertainty, ambiguity, where harmony emerges out of disorder, by Carol Brown Goldberg will be on view in the Kreeger Lobby by the museum beginning November 12.
Photo by Lee Stalsworth.

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Alex Katz: Black and White explores the artist's lifelong interest in stripping color out of his prints, and his attempt to replace sensual pleasure with intellectual design. Design versus color has been an artistic debate that goes back to the Renaissance. Similar to the art of Renaissance Florence, Katz's prints are all about design, and are based on drawing, ideas, and the structure of things.

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Dolls have long functioned as playthings, magical dream keepers, and spiritual intermediaries. Join Melissa Ichiuji for a two-day doll-making workshop inspired by her exhibition Make You Love Me, on view in the Alper Initiative through December 18. Workshop participants will draw inspiration from personal history, memories, and desires, and then learn basic techniques for building armatures and …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Fee: $185.00

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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RSVP (Required)

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This exhibition explores the artistic career of pioneering feminist artist Martha Wilson and her work as Founder and Director of Franklin Furnace, a New York based non-profit arts organization that has been supporting avant-garde art since 1976. 
It is the 4th and final exhibition in Transformer's four-part Do You Know Where Your Art Comes From? series, presented at AU over the past two years, a …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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The next exhibition by the Alper Initiative for Washington art features Melissa Ichiuji.
By its role and emotional density, the doll reminds us of the first objects that comforted us in childhood. For Melissa Ichiuji, it helped to renew the creative energies within the family space. The doll, with its suggestive and "rudimentary" shape, gives free rein to everyone’s imagination. Anthropomorphism …more

Type: Arts and Entertainment

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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