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November 9

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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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A modern adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s nineteenth-century play La Ronde directed by Carl Menninger. The performance chronicles a series of ten affairs, focusing on the power struggles between the characters and the lies they tell themselves as they move from one encounter to another. This production contains mature content. Tickets: $10–15

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Host: Performing Arts

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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Explore the galleries this summer with a free, docent led tours of the Fall Exhibitions every Friday at 11:30 am September 15 through December 8. No tour Friday, November 25. No RSVP required.
Tours cover a different topic every week. Come to learn or just for fun! Tours last approximately 45 minutes – 1 hour.

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Museum Members are invited to preview three new exhibitions opening in the Late Fall with Museum Director and Curator Jack Rasmussen. At 6 pm, artist Christopher Carter and curator Aria Gannon will give a tour of Tethered to the Cradle, the artist’s latest sculptural works of youthful wonder and self-reflection.
Become a member to attend by calling 202 885 3656 or visiting our website.

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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