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Summer Art Camp: Sculpture Mania

June 12-16, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sculpture Mania is a Summer Art Camp for 9-12 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Sculpture Scouts

June 12-16, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sculpture Scouts is a Summer Art Camp for 6-8 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Jonathan Safran Foer

Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.

Bestselling and award-winning author Jonathan Safran Foer returns with Here I Am, a book about a family who, prompted by a catastrophic earthquake in the Middle East, is compelled to evaluate their current situation living in the United States. With his distinct ability to impel readers toward self-reflection, Foer asks us to contemplate how we fuse our various roles in society to build an identity that is uniquely our own. Foer’s previous novels include Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and the nonfiction book Eating Animals.

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Summer Art Camp: Nature Explorers

June 19-23, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Nature Explorers is a Summer Art Camp for 4-5 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Chuck Klosterman

Tuesday, June 20, 7:30 p.m.

Chuck Klosterman’s recent book But What If We’re Wrong: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past speculates on the likelihood that many universally accepted cultural and scientific beliefs will someday seem absurd. The answers to his straightforward questions are interwoven with Klosterman’s iconic humor and nontraditional analysis and include insights from a variety of creative thinkers—George Saunders, David Byrne, Jonathan Lethem, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, among others. Klosterman will also discuss his forthcoming book, Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century, which is composed of articles and essays from the past decade, including keystone pieces about Breaking Bad, Taylor Swift, Tom Brady, and many more cultural figures. He is the bestselling author of seven nonfiction books including the cult classic Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs

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Teen Workshop: Revolutionary Prints

Saturday, June 24, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Artists in post-revolutionary Mexico used their work to define a new cultural identity for their country. Some artists used printmaking as a quick and expressive way to spread their message to many different people. Learn more about their activism in México 1900–1950 and create a print that sends a message about a cause important to you.

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