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Saturday, May 30
  • Writing Proficiency Examination
      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Cultural Treasures from Shandong Province: Ancient Chinese Pictorial Stone Rubbings
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
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      • The stone carving artworks in China’s Shandong province play an important role in preserving the country’s ancient culture. For two weeks, the AU Museum will display a collection of rubbings that exhibit the fine calligraphy, folk inscriptions, and imagery of these carvings. These rare cultural treasures will be on view May 19-31 in the AU Museum.
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        Type: Arts and Entertainment
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Stone, Silence and Speech: Sculptures by Sy Gresser
      • Katzen Sculpture Garden
      • VSPACER
      • Over more than six decades, Sy Gresser (1926-2014) wrestled with issues and ideas that define humanity. Beginning as a poet, he metamorphosed into a sculptor of stone and wood. If nothing is more silent than a stone, Gresser’s chisel, harnessed to his voracious mind, yielded a distinct vocabulary that interwove abstraction with figuration and produced a continuous, broadly-focused and eloquent ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Coming Soon

      • Sun 05/31/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Cultural Treasures from Shandong Province: Ancient Chinese Pictorial Stone Rubbings
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • The stone carving artworks in China’s Shandong province play an important role in preserving the country’s ancient culture. For two weeks, the AU Museum will display a collection of rubbings that exhibit the fine calligraphy, folk inscriptions, and imagery of these carvings. These rare cultural treasures will be on view May 19-31 in the AU Museum.
        This exhibition is organized in collaboration ...more

        Type: Arts and Entertainment
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sun 05/31/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Stone, Silence and Speech: Sculptures by Sy Gresser
      • Katzen Sculpture Garden
      • Over more than six decades, Sy Gresser (1926-2014) wrestled with issues and ideas that define humanity. Beginning as a poet, he metamorphosed into a sculptor of stone and wood. If nothing is more silent than a stone, Gresser’s chisel, harnessed to his voracious mind, yielded a distinct vocabulary that interwove abstraction with figuration and produced a continuous, broadly-focused and eloquent ...more

        Type: Arts and Entertainment
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Fri 06/12/15
        5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • Reception & Preview of Visvaldis Ziedins: Travels in the Imagination
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Join us for an evening reception and exhibition preview with remarks by the Latvian Ambassador Andris Razans. This event is free and open to the public.

        Type: Social Events and Recreational Activities
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 06/13/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attacks, this powerful show will include 20 artifacts collected from the debris of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as 6 large folding screens that depict the horrors of the event. The 1995 Nobel Peace Prize nominees, Iri and Toshi Maruki, created a total of 15 screens over 32 years from 1950. This exhibition, made possible ...more

        Type: Arts and Entertainment
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sat 06/13/15
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Michael Gross: Abstraction
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      •  Michael Gross, painter and printmaker, offers expressive and emotionally filled works using a kaleidoscope of color. Gross creates art as “a means of grappling with the impulses and struggles that make up the way I see my place in the world.” Through his visual lexicon, which is devoid of ideological reference, Gross seeks to create order from chaos. His lyrical compositions of concatenated ...more

        Type: Arts and Entertainment
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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