Friday, February 09, 2007

Man about Town, Jack Rasmussen

Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum at the Katzen is the man about town this week as one of six curators at last nights WPA\C 2007 ART AUCTION GALA, Pre-Primed Artist Party and Curator Talks at the Corcoran and juror at tonights reception for the 9th Annual All-Media Exhibition at the Touchstone Gallery. It's good to have Mr. Rasmussen in our midst and to see the quality of work that he brings to light.

Saturday, February 10, 6:30-11pm
Please contact Amy Kraushaar, at for more information on the WPA\C 2007 Art Auction Gala. 202.639.1828

Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006


Exhibition Dates: February 7 - March 3, 2007
Opening Reception: Friday, February 9, from 6-8:30 pm
3rd Thursday reception: February 15, from 6-8:00pm

Touchstone Gallery
406 7th Street, NW, 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20004

"Jack Rasmussen is Director and Curator of the American University Museum, a 30,000 square foot exhibition space in the new Katzen Arts Center, dedicated to putting Washington-based art in a global context. Dr. Rasmussen began his career in 1975 as Assistant Director of the Washington Project for the Arts in Washington, DC. He left this position to open the Jack Rasmussen Gallery, one of the first commercial galleries to move to downtown Washington. He then helped conceive, launch and operate the Rockville Arts Place, served for ten years as the Executive Director of Maryland Art Place in Baltimore, and three years as Executive Director of the di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, a contemporary art museum and natural habitat in Napa, California, before moving back to Washington in 2004 to open the American University Museum."

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