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Tuesday, September 23
      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • This exhibition is comprised of prints, video, collage, and installations created by Cuban artist Sandra Ramos. This artist reflects on the conflicting experiences of living in her beloved homeland with all of its many challenges. Her work often takes a narrative form in which she depicts herself as a child-like explorer or modern day Alice in Wonderland. Ramos' prints and mixed media works ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • The installations created by Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov refer to a specific doctrine of so-called 'monumental propaganda' that the artists have been developing in recent years. This exhibition is heavily influenced by the artists' shared experience of the collapse of the Soviet Union during their youth. The work comments on the unifying characteristics of suspicion and detachment of all youth ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Readymade@100
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Curated by art theorist, Corcoran College of Art and Design professor and artist, Mark Cameron Boyd, Readymade@100, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Marcel Duchamp's readymade concept. This juried exhibition includes contemporary artist's submissions of "new" readymades that significantly expand upon Duchamp's originary idea in order to celebrate his vision and allow the concept to evolve. ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Sam Noto: Steel Sculpture, Anxiety and Hope
      • Katzen Sculpture Garden
      • Sam Noto allows his materials to generate form and occupy space in a dynamic way. These large steel constructions, largely made of found materials, are both serious and playful and expresses the artist's improvisational technique.

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Some Uses of Photography: Four Washington Artists
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • The definition of a photograph and its relationship to other visual art forms has undergone enormous changes since the invention of photography in the 19th century. The work of four female Washington, DC artists - Jenn DePalma, Sandra Rottmann, and Siohban Rigg - represents this ongoing dialog about craft, authenticity, the role of the artist, and other concerns that define photography. This ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
      • Lauren Adams: American Catastrophe Report
      • Katzen Rotunda 2nd Floor
      • Artist Lauren Frances Adams has created American Catastrophe Report, an installation that acts as both homage and critique of the decorative frescoes in the United States Capitol Building, originally painted in the 19th c. by Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. The site-specific artwork by Adams is installed in American University's Katzen Arts Center, in both the upper and lower rotunda in ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
      • GROUP 93: Alumni & Associates - NEW WORK PAINTING SCULPTURE PRINTS & DRAWINGS
      • Katzen Rotunda Gallery Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • If Group 93 had a manifesto it would be, "Every painting speaks
        for itself."
        Group 93- 2014: Alumni & Associates features paintings, drawings,
        prints and sculptures critiqued by the 2014 colloquia. Discussions
        support risk taking regardless of style, which leads to
        individual solutions for each work. The 21 artists share years of
        experience in visual language and an affiliation with the ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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Coming Soon

      • Wed 09/24/14
        10:00 am – 11:00 am
      • Yoga in the Galleries
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Led by certified Kripalu Yoga teacher Eva Blutinger, this yoga class is a great opportunity to de-stress and start your Wednesday with mental clarity, relaxation, and art. Please bring a mat.

        Eva is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher dedicated to the practice of yoga for over 17 years. She loves sharing the gift of yoga and its profound healing effects for beginners and experienced practitioners ...more

        Type: Recreation
        Fee: $5.00
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Wed 09/24/14
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • This exhibition is comprised of prints, video, collage, and installations created by Cuban artist Sandra Ramos. This artist reflects on the conflicting experiences of living in her beloved homeland with all of its many challenges. Her work often takes a narrative form in which she depicts herself as a child-like explorer or modern day Alice in Wonderland. Ramos' prints and mixed media works ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Wed 09/24/14
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • The installations created by Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov refer to a specific doctrine of so-called 'monumental propaganda' that the artists have been developing in recent years. This exhibition is heavily influenced by the artists' shared experience of the collapse of the Soviet Union during their youth. The work comments on the unifying characteristics of suspicion and detachment of all youth ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Wed 09/24/14
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Readymade@100
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Curated by art theorist, Corcoran College of Art and Design professor and artist, Mark Cameron Boyd, Readymade@100, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Marcel Duchamp's readymade concept. This juried exhibition includes contemporary artist's submissions of "new" readymades that significantly expand upon Duchamp's originary idea in order to celebrate his vision and allow the concept to evolve. ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • Wed 09/24/14
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Sam Noto: Steel Sculpture, Anxiety and Hope
      • Katzen Sculpture Garden
      • Sam Noto allows his materials to generate form and occupy space in a dynamic way. These large steel constructions, largely made of found materials, are both serious and playful and expresses the artist's improvisational technique.

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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