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November 10

  • Theses and dissertations due in deans’ offices for fall degree candidates

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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This season’s salon-style conversation in the Alper Initiative for Washington Art takes a different approach to celebrating Washington artists by recognizing the recipients of the Trawick Prize over the past 15 years. The Trawick Prize for Contemporary Arts is one of the first regional competitions with the largest award that annually recognizes visual artists, established by Carol Trawick, a …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Join fellow museum patrons, artists and curators for the opening of three new exhibitions: RADIX: The Eternal Feminine; The Trawick Prize; and The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art.
Free and open to all. 
Other exhibitions on view include: Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea; William Woodward: The Seven Deadly Sins and; Tethered to the Cradle: Kinetic Work by …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Bring the whole family to an artist-led workshop with sculptor Christopher Carter. Learn more about his ready-made forms and playful, gravity governed games on view in Tethered to the Cradle and make your own sculptures. The class includes an age appropriate tour of the exhibition and a hands-on workshop with the artist.
Recommended for ages 5-12.
NEW PRICE Cost is $10 per child.
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Type: Arts and Entertainment

Fee: $10.00

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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Fee: $10.00

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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William Woodward, Artist Clarice Smith, Author Katherine Neville, and Museum Director Jack Rasmussen discuss the inspiration and technique behind the narrative paintings in The Seven Deadly Sins.

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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