Saturday Afternoons in the Galleries


Saturday, March 23, 2pm

Gallery Talk: Anne Truitt


Anne Truitt, Essex, 1962, Acrylic on Wood, 69 x 13 x 8 in, Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art

Join us for a gallery talk by Max Levin, which will explore Anne Truitt’s sculpture Essex, 1962, which was recently gifted to The Kreeger Museum by the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. 
Max Levin is an artist and writer interested in abstraction and based in the Washington, DC area. He currently works on curatorial, museum education, and archival projects at Glenstone Museum in Potomac, MD and is also a guide in the galleries there.

This program is free and open to the public. No reservations required.

March 30, 2pm

A Cappella Performance by Georgetown Superfood



Listen to Georgetown University a cappella group Superfood perform as you visit the galleries.

From killer mashups to dubstep beatboxing, Superfood has become Georgetown’s standard for bold a cappella, and many have taken note. Within the last few years, Superfood has sung for the Georgetown Wall Street Alliance in New York City, sung the national anthem for thousands of basketball fans at the Verizon Center, and even helped a man propose to his girlfriend (she said yes!!!). Superfood is also an award winning competitor with awards for best vocal percussionist and outstanding arrangement along with a first and second place ranking at the Mid-Atlantic quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.

This program is free and open to the public. No reservation required.

April 20, 2pm

Piano Performance: Mathilde Handelsman



Listen to French pianist Mathilde Handelsman perform as you visit the galleries.

Praised for her unusual and imaginative playing (Menahem Pressler, 2017), for “her calm technical control, her immediate sense of balance” as well as for “extraordinary vigor, flawless musicality” (Dernières Nouvelles d’Alsace 2013), Handelsman has performed as a solo and chamber musician throughout Europe and the United States. Her performance will bring together poetic lyricism and melancholy with operatic bravura and virtuosity, through a selection of works by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Debussy.

This program is free and open to the public. No reservation required.
 

April 27, 11am

Isamu Noguchi: International Sculpture Day Talk



Join us for a special International Sculpture Day talk on Isamu Noguchi. Joanna Baker, Head of Collection Management will discuss Isamu Noguchi, focusing on his work, Soliloquy, which is on display on the Museum’s Sculpture Terrace. The talk will explore Noguchi's vast body of work and his artistic motifs, as well as investigate connections between Soliloquy and other artworks in the Museum's collection.

This program is free and open to the public. No reservation required.


April 27 2pm

Outdoor Yoga Class



Sri yoga is a chakra based, gentle, traditional hatha yoga practice accessible to all levels. Restorative and healing poses aligned with breath awareness are held to allow deeper access with greater release. Our practices culminates with a delicious plein air savassana sound bath. Please bring a water bottle, yoga mat and any props or blankets you prefer. Yoga mats will be available for rent on a first come basis. $5 per mat.
 

Advanced registration required: $10 per person (includes Museum admission). Cancelled in the event of rain; refunds will be issued automatically.
 

May 25, 2pm

Mindful Sketching Class



Following a walk through the Sculpture Garden’s inspirational grounds, participants will be guided into a place of stillness and inner awareness as we mindfully move into art making and sketching from observation. In this process, our practice is simply and powerfully, to see. But not with just our eyes! The language of art requires much more. We'll use all our senses for this delightful exploration to bring our drawings to life. No experience necessary. Please bring your own sketchbook, materials and water bottle.
 

Advanced registration required: $10 per person (includes Museum admission). Cancelled in the event of rain; refunds will be issued automatically.
 


June 8, 2pm

Healing Sounds Meditation Class

Harmonize your body/mind/being with this special meditation offering. Bathed in a soothing sound scape featuring many sound tools including: Crystal & Tibetan bowls, bells, chimes and the Symphonic Gong, allow yourself the gift of 'doing nothing' as the sound swirls around and fills you, bringing deep relaxation and inspiration. Sound healing facilities a deeply detoxing experience for the nervous system as well as the body. Unplug the thinking mind and enjoy the benefits of deep relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat, blanket or towel to lie on and anything else you need to be comfortable. You can either lie down or sit up for this offering.
 

Advanced registration required: $10 per person (includes Museum admission). Cancelled in the event of rain; refunds will be issued automatically.
 

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