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  1. This exhibition is dedicated to one of the most remarkable Czech poets and visual artists associated with Modernism, Jirí Kolár (1914-2002). During the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia, Kolár encountered considerable challenges, including a prison sentence for the critical stance towards the system expressed in his poetry. Whether because “images” were less easily censurable than “words” or for …more

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  2. Standing at the foot of Australia’s sacred sandstone monolith known as Uluru, Michael B. Platt and Carol A. Beane envisioned a world invisible to many others. The world is at once primordial and imminent, spiritual and mortal. This exhibition is a collaborative offering from one of Washington’s most prolific pairs; an offering of visibility from one world into another. Inspired by the ancestral …more

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  3. This retrospective of seven decades of the work of Washington, DC sculptor Nancy Frankel celebrates her ninetieth birthday in 2019. Working in various media since the 1950s—including wood, Plexiglas, plaster, design cast, and steel—Frankel has explored a fundamentally geometric vocabulary, often with a sense of playfulness. In addition to her freestanding works in three dimensions, a few of her …more

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  4. This first major exhibition drawn from our Corcoran Legacy Collection features strong and provocative photography and sculpture donated by Tony Podesta over the past decade to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, now part of the American University Museum’s holdings. Podesta has earned the reputation of being a fearless supporter of challenging contemporary art by women. He is an important patron of the …more

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  5. A docent-led tour of one or more of our current exhibitions. No RSVP required. Please meet at the front desk.

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  1. This exhibition is dedicated to one of the most remarkable Czech poets and visual artists associated with Modernism, Jirí Kolár (1914-2002). During the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia, Kolár encountered considerable challenges, including a prison sentence for the critical stance towards the system expressed in his poetry. Whether because “images” were less easily censurable than “words” or for …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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  2. Standing at the foot of Australia’s sacred sandstone monolith known as Uluru, Michael B. Platt and Carol A. Beane envisioned a world invisible to many others. The world is at once primordial and imminent, spiritual and mortal. This exhibition is a collaborative offering from one of Washington’s most prolific pairs; an offering of visibility from one world into another. Inspired by the ancestral …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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  3. This retrospective of seven decades of the work of Washington, DC sculptor Nancy Frankel celebrates her ninetieth birthday in 2019. Working in various media since the 1950s—including wood, Plexiglas, plaster, design cast, and steel—Frankel has explored a fundamentally geometric vocabulary, often with a sense of playfulness. In addition to her freestanding works in three dimensions, a few of her …more

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  4. This first major exhibition drawn from our Corcoran Legacy Collection features strong and provocative photography and sculpture donated by Tony Podesta over the past decade to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, now part of the American University Museum’s holdings. Podesta has earned the reputation of being a fearless supporter of challenging contemporary art by women. He is an important patron of the …more

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  5. Composer Caroline Hana Salant (BA Music '17, MA Arts Management '20) presents a short concert of their favorite original pieces. Performers include the composer on alto flute, guitarist Jacob Evan Tracey and violinist Sarah Paster.

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    University Library
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  6. Science Hours

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    CAS Dean's Office
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    Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions
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  7. Join us every Wednesday morning January 30-March 13, 2019 for a rejuvenating Kripalu yoga class. All levels welcome. $10 per class, $5 for museum members, free for Associate level members and above. Cash, check, or pay online at tinyurl.com/AUMtix
    Learn more about instructor Eva Blutinger here.

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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    Social Events and Recreational Activities
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  8. This exhibition is dedicated to one of the most remarkable Czech poets and visual artists associated with Modernism, Jirí Kolár (1914-2002). During the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia, Kolár encountered considerable challenges, including a prison sentence for the critical stance towards the system expressed in his poetry. Whether because “images” were less easily censurable than “words” or for …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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  9. Standing at the foot of Australia’s sacred sandstone monolith known as Uluru, Michael B. Platt and Carol A. Beane envisioned a world invisible to many others. The world is at once primordial and imminent, spiritual and mortal. This exhibition is a collaborative offering from one of Washington’s most prolific pairs; an offering of visibility from one world into another. Inspired by the ancestral …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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    Arts and Entertainment
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  10. This retrospective of seven decades of the work of Washington, DC sculptor Nancy Frankel celebrates her ninetieth birthday in 2019. Working in various media since the 1950s—including wood, Plexiglas, plaster, design cast, and steel—Frankel has explored a fundamentally geometric vocabulary, often with a sense of playfulness. In addition to her freestanding works in three dimensions, a few of her …more

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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