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  1. Join artists David Humphrey and Matthew Kenyon in a gallery talk on their current exhibitions.

    Occasionally called a Pop Surrealist, Humphrey’s work hybridizes a variety of depiction schemes and idioms to make works charged with psycho-social content and narrative potential. This exhibition is a selection of work from the past ten years. The images in this exhibition range from seemingly …more

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  2. CityDance presents The American University Dance Program Initiation: An evening of dance to announce the Dr. Naima Prevots Guest Artist Fund for American University's Dance Program. Join the American University Dance Program as they share an evening of dance with friends and family to announce their new Guest Artist Fund. The program will feature performances by the American University Dance …more

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  1. This exhibition, Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea, draws on a diverse selection of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, that illustrate an array of technologies of conflict. In this case, however, conflict is defined in a wider sense. It can take place on either a sociological or psychological plane, through assertions of language, between …more

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  2. RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Cianne Fragione, Pat Goslee and Anne Marchand. All three have been working, in paintings and assemblages, with the concept of the Eternal Feminine. Seen as an original dynamic and cosmic force, it may also be understood as a spiritual being or essence that gives hope and light in dark times. Defying simple definition, this concept has …more

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  3. The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, part of the American University Museum’s permanent collection, inspires dialog about political and cultural issues involving Israel through the paintings, sculptures, and mixed media work of prominent and emerging Israeli artists. The collection was gifted to the AU Museum by Donald Rothfeld in 2011 and has been growing ever since.

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  4. Christopher Carter's substantial and important sculptures are intended to invite viewer interaction, reflection and contemplation. The ready-made forms draw on Carter's experiences and memories of his adolescence for their inspiration. The individual pieces comprising the totality of the work resonate and interact with each other, suggesting viewers reflect on the weight and meaning of their own …more

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  5. The Alper Initiative for Washington Art celebrates an award that has become synonymous with Washington area artistic talent: The Trawick Prize for Contemporary Arts. One of the first regional competitions with the largest award that annually recognizes visual artists, The Trawick Prize was established by Carol Trawick, a longtime community activist in Montgomery County. The Trawick …more

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  6. For the past two decades, William Woodward has delved into the rich history and aesthetic possibilities of the seven deadly sins as a subject matter for our own time. The master drawings and narrative paintings in this exhibition continue the artist’s fascination with painting figures and animals, which began more than 25 years ago while painting his landmark 880 square foot circus mural at the …more

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  7. All levels welcome to this rejuvenating Kripalu yoga class with certified instructor Eva Blutinger.
    Weekly yoga classes are $10 per class and $5 for Museum Members. Free for members at the Associates Level and above.
    Please bring your own mat. Thick mats, blocks, and blankets are recommended.ABOUT THE CLASS: Join certified Kripalu yoga instructor Eva Blutinger for a reflective yoga practice in …more

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  8. This exhibition, Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea, draws on a diverse selection of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, that illustrate an array of technologies of conflict. In this case, however, conflict is defined in a wider sense. It can take place on either a sociological or psychological plane, through assertions of language, between …more

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  9. RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Cianne Fragione, Pat Goslee and Anne Marchand. All three have been working, in paintings and assemblages, with the concept of the Eternal Feminine. Seen as an original dynamic and cosmic force, it may also be understood as a spiritual being or essence that gives hope and light in dark times. Defying simple definition, this concept has …more

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  10. The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art, part of the American University Museum’s permanent collection, inspires dialog about political and cultural issues involving Israel through the paintings, sculptures, and mixed media work of prominent and emerging Israeli artists. The collection was gifted to the AU Museum by Donald Rothfeld in 2011 and has been growing ever since.

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    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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