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Format: 6/17/18

Summer Art Camp: The Artist in You

July 9-13, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

The Artist in You is a summer art camp for children ages 6-8 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Francine Prose & Pamela Paul

Tuesday, July 10, 7:30 p.m.

Distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist Francine Prose celebrates the pleasures of reading in her brilliant collection What to Read and Why, highlighting the works and writers she admires above all others, from Jane Austen and Charles Dickens to Jennifer Egan and Mohsin Hamid. In Pamela Paul’s My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, the editor of the New York Times Book Review shares the stories that have shaped her life, meticulously recorded in her lifelong journal named “Bob.” With passion, humor, and insight, these two authors celebrate literature and the power and beauty of the written word.  

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot to discover the process used to produce Ghanaian cloths on view in The Power of Gold. Explore the steps of silk production through touchable materials, participate in a weaving activity, and investigate the meanings of symbols used in adinkra cloths. All ages welcome. Special exhibition ticket required.

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Second Thursdays with a Twist

Second Thursdays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Take an unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist. Jump in your red Corvette and celebrate the legacy of Prince with a tribute to his music, his fashion, and his indescribable persona. 

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Family Workshop: America the Beautiful

Saturday, July 14, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshops are for children ages 6–12 and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Saturday Artist Talk: Debora Hunter

Saturday, July 14, 3:00 p.m.

Every Saturday in July, join a local artist in the Contemporary Art Galleries for a brief talk about her work in the new installations Body Ego and Soft Focus.

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Summer Art Camp: Material Mash-Up

July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Material Mash-Up is a summer art camp for children ages 9-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Once Upon a Time

July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Once Upon a Time is a summer art camp for children ages 4-5 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Beyond Canvas

July 16-20, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Beyond Canvas is a summer art camp for children ages 9-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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