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Format: 9/23/18

Exhibition Talk: Architecture in the Machine Age

Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m.

Join architecture historian Carol Willis for a talk about the skyscraper boom of the early 20th century and notable buildings featured in the new exhibition Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art. 

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Artist Talk: Runo Lagomarsino

Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 p.m.

DMA curator Katherine Brodbeck will talk with artist Runo Lagomarsino about his exhibition at the DMA. Hear from the artist about how his work engages with history, politics, and national identity.​

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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Wednesday, September 26, 7:30 p.m.

Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Doris Kearns Goodwin's new book Leadership in Turbulent Times is a culmination of five decades of work in presidential history. She combines her signature storytelling with essential lessons from four of our nation's presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Goodwin wrote the Pulitzer Prize–winning No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor and the Home Front in World War II, and earned the Lincoln Prize for the runaway bestseller Team of Rivals, the basis for Steven Spielberg's award-winning film Lincoln.

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Homeschool Class for Families: Screen Time

September 27 or 28, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for 6-12 year olds and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Cult of the Machine exhibition and experience art in a new way. Explore gears, mechanics, and design through participating in a selection of interactive activities inspired by works on view in the exhibition. All ages welcome. Special exhibition ticket required.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot on the Level 4 Landing for activities related to shapes, as well as a poetry activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.

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Music and the Omani Arts Economy

Saturday, September 29, 2:00 p.m.

Join Dr. Anne K. Rasmussen for a talk and short musical performance about the arts of Oman. This richly illustrated presentation updates ethnographic fieldwork, begun on the eve of Oman’s 40th National Day celebration in November 2010 and continuing through 201114, with fresh insight from fieldwork conducted in 2015 and 2017 that highlights some of the dynamics among musicians and people in the business of culture in Oman.

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First Tuesday

Tuesday, October 2, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

See, hear, taste, touch--our senses tell us so much! Enjoy a celebration of the five senses through art making, performances, story times, and tours designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.

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