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Kids at the Katzen Arts Workshop, Sept. 21

WHAT:  Kids @ the Katzen: From Goya to Cartoons—an arts workshop             

WHERE:  American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center; 4400 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20016

WHEN:  1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21

DETAILS: Online event registration begins Sept. 2. A $7 materials fee is payable at the time of the event. Cash only please. To register and for more information about the event, please visit www.american.edu/museum/family. Recommended for ages 5–11; parent or guardian required. Space is limited to 45 participants.

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The American University Museum at the Katzen will hold Kids at the Katzen: From Goya to Cartoons, for children ages five to 11, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21. 

Participants will work with museum staff and volunteers to create cartoons and caricatures based on the historical works of artist Francisco de Goya y Lucientes one of the artists in the exhibition Ricardo Calero. Goya. Disparates…Continuity of an Unfinished Project (on display through Sunday, Oct. 26).

The workshop will be held at Katzen Arts Center’s rotunda and American University Museum. Parents are asked to remain with their child through the duration of the program and are welcome to participate in the program themselves.

The exhibition features Spanish artist Ricardo Calero who links his work with that of Francisco de Goya y Lucientes through an engraving series that explores the medium of light and similar aspects of human nature.

Metro: Tenleytown-AU stop (Red Line); Walk west on Nebraska Avenue (about 20 minutes) or take the M4 or N2 Metrobus to Ward Circle.
Parking: Garage parking is available in the Katzen at the Glover Gate entrance on Massachusetts Ave.

American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.

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