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Events for August 16, 2013

Site Unseen. Gregory Vershbow

Site Unseen. Gregory Vershbow

Date Saturday, July 6, 2013–Sunday, September 8, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

This exhibition of photographs by contemporary artist Gregory Vershbow explores the interactions of art objects within environments and circumstances ordinarily beyond public view. In storage facilities and conservation laboratories, and at monuments under restoration, Vershbow photographs art objects wrapped in plastic, protected by foam, nested in boxes and set in surprising juxtapositions with other objects from different eras.

Living by the Book: Monks, Nuns and Their Manuscripts

Living by the Book: Monks, Nuns and Their Manuscripts

Date Saturday, July 13, 2013–Sunday, September 29, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Today, medieval books are treated as works of art, untouchable treasures to be locked away in cabinets. Yet many were intended for regular use as vital components of everyday life for monks and nuns.

6th-8th Grade The Artists Studio Experience: Experiments in Printmaking

Date Monday, August 12, 2013–Friday, August 16, 2013

Time 10:00 AM–04:15 PM

Explore etching, learn linocuts and manipulate monoprints this week. Use your brayers to roll your work onto paper, fabric and recycled materials. Become the artwork yourself as we proudly wear our printed designs. Delve into the rich history of printmaking with us from press to print, and learn about print makers from ancient to modern times. Join us this week to find where drawing and painting meet!

CANCELLED 9th-12th Grade The Artists Studio Experience: Painting: Figures & Landscapes

Date Monday, August 12, 2013–Friday, August 16, 2013

Time 10:00 AM–04:15 PM

CANCELLED - Our Artist’s Studio Experience offers 6th-12th graders the opportunity to work with a local practicing artist from a specialized field of fine art. Together we will explore and become inspired by the many landscapes in and out of the museum. Observe and document the world around you while experimenting with different techniques and materials. Work together to create a life-size graphite world to walk through and create pieces to build your portfolio.