Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Smithsonian American Art Museum talks

Multiplicity Gallery Talk
Thursday, December 1, 6:00pmSenior Curator Joann Moser guides visitors on a walk through the galleries to explore how artists featured in the exhibition Multiplicity question the ideas of rarity and uniqueness in art through repetition, pairing, and variation. Meet in First Floor West exhibition galleries.

Conversation with Alan Rothschild
Thursday, December 1, 7:00pm

Collector Alan Rothschild and guest curator Charles Robertson discuss nineteenth-century American ingenuity, the patent models that represent the imaginative fever of the era, and the amazing craftsmanship that attracts collectors. Held in conjunction with the exhibition, Inventing a Better Mousetrap: Patent Models from the Rothschild Collection. Reception follows.

Luce Center Artist Talk with Cory Oberndorfer
Sunday, December 11, 1:30pm

Cory Oberndorfer creates brightly colored paintings and installations that are often inspired by popular culture, such as roller derbies. In collaboration with Flashpoint Gallery, Luce Center Artist talks feature local artists and highlight works in the museum's collection. In the Luce Foundation Center on the third floor.

Luce Unplugged with John Davis of Title Tracks
Sunday, December 18, 1:30pm

John Davis, Washington, DC front man of Title Tracks, performs after a talk about a work of art selected by him. Davis, a veteran of the local music scene, draws inspiration from power pop, indie, and rock music. Meet in the F Street Lobby.

Programs are held in McEvoy Auditorium unless otherwise indicated
There is no charge for programs unless otherwise noted

For a full program listing and exhibition information
Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F streets, NW
Metro: Gallery Pl-Chinatown, 9th & G or 7th & F (Arena) exits

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