Calendar

Format: 6/24/18

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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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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Teen Tour: Art of the Statement

Thursday, July 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Artists are powerful communicators, using familiar images and words to inspire their audience to think and reflect on the world around them. Explore how artists use their practice to make statements about power, history, and injustice to start conversations and create changeRecommended for ages 13-19.

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Late Night Talk: Golden Symbols of Maternal Benevolence

Friday, July 20, 9:00 p.m.

Join art historian Dr. Suzanne Gott for a closer look at regalia in The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana that relates to motherhood. In particular, Dr. Gott will discuss a dual-disc pendant made in 2017 that has a long history as a symbol of motherly care.

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