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Saturday March 12, 2016

Native American Family Day
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During this FREE event, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians will share many different aspects of their heritage in fun and interactive ways for all ages!  There will be storytelling by the Poarch Creek Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, dance performances, tribal drumming, and artisans demonstrating their skills.  We will have hands-on basket weaving, medallion making, and creating in clay, all in the Poarch Creek tradition.

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Saturday April 16, 2016

Pet Portrait Workshop
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Well-known portrait artist Steven Davis will help you capture the likeness of your pet in this workshop featuring detailed instructions, demonstrations, and individual critiques. A supply list will be distributed after registration. Beginners are welcome!

Instructor: Steven Davis
Dates and Time: Saturday, April 16: 10 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.;
Sunday, April 17: 12 noon to 4 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$170 non-members for the two-day workshop

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Sunday April 17, 2016

Pet Portrait Workshop
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Well-known portrait artist Steven Davis will help you capture the likeness of your pet in this workshop featuring detailed instructions, demonstrations, and individual critiques. A supply list will be distributed after registration. Beginners are welcome!

Instructor: Steven Davis
Dates and Time: Saturday, April 16: 10 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.;
Sunday, April 17: 12 noon to 4 P.M.
Cost: $125 members/$170 non-members for the two-day workshop

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Thursday August 04, 2016

Summer Painting with Sandra
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Sandra Hicks Larson will teach these fun and informative series of classes, designed for students of all levels, including those who have no prior painting experience. Participants will work from photographs and will view landscapes in the Museum for inspiration. Since these classes are offered during the summer, participants may sign up for individual classes or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10. Some supplies provided.
Instructor: Sandra Hicks Larson
Time: 6 to 8:30 P.M.
Thursdays: August 4, 11; September 1, 15, 22
Cost: $30 members per class/$40 non-members per class;
$140 members/$190 non-members for the series of five classes

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Thursday August 11, 2016

Summer Painting with Sandra
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Sandra Hicks Larson will teach these fun and informative series of classes, designed for students of all levels, including those who have no prior painting experience. Participants will work from photographs and will view landscapes in the Museum for inspiration. Since these classes are offered during the summer, participants may sign up for individual classes or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10. Some supplies provided.
Instructor: Sandra Hicks Larson
Time: 6 to 8:30 P.M.
Thursdays: August 4, 11; September 1, 15, 22
Cost: $30 members per class/$40 non-members per class;
$140 members/$190 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday August 17, 2016

Twilight Photography Workshop
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Meet at the Museum to discuss the work of New York Photographer Lynn Saville in the exhibition Dark City: Urban America at Night. Explore the uninhabited scenes on view with the artist, then continue to downtown Montgomery at twilight, taking pictures with the instruction of this accomplished teacher. The workshop is open to digital and film photographers – beginner to expert. A tripod is helpful but not required.
Instructor: Lynn Saville
Time: 7 to 9:30 P.M.
Wednesday: August 17
Cost: $50 Museum members/$95 non-members

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Thursday September 01, 2016

Summer Painting with Sandra
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Sandra Hicks Larson will teach these fun and informative series of classes, designed for students of all levels, including those who have no prior painting experience. Participants will work from photographs and will view landscapes in the Museum for inspiration. Since these classes are offered during the summer, participants may sign up for individual classes or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10. Some supplies provided.
Instructor: Sandra Hicks Larson
Time: 6 to 8:30 P.M.
Thursdays: August 4, 11; September 1, 15, 22
Cost: $30 members per class/$40 non-members per class;
$140 members/$190 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday September 07, 2016

MUSES
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The MUSES is a teen council that meets to enjoy creative experiences in the galleries and to plan art event for teens in Montgomery.  To learn how to represent your school and become part of the MUSES please contact Alice Novak at 334.240.4361.

The MUSES teen council meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 4-5.

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Saturday September 10, 2016

Painting Large Abstracts
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Well-known artist Kellie Newsome will help artists of all skill levels create bright, colorful abstract paintings. This entertaining and informative workshop includes sketching tips and instructions on loose application of paint, unique color schemes, color blending, and building a balanced composition. Most supplies, including Atelier Interactive acrylic paints, are provided. Class size is limited to 11 participants, so sign up early!
Instructor: Kellie Newsome
Time: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Saturday: September 10
Cost: $120 Museum/$165 non-members

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Thursday September 15, 2016

Summer Painting with Sandra
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Sandra Hicks Larson will teach these fun and informative series of classes, designed for students of all levels, including those who have no prior painting experience. Participants will work from photographs and will view landscapes in the Museum for inspiration. Since these classes are offered during the summer, participants may sign up for individual classes or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10. Some supplies provided.
Instructor: Sandra Hicks Larson
Time: 6 to 8:30 P.M.
Thursdays: August 4, 11; September 1, 15, 22
Cost: $30 members per class/$40 non-members per class;
$140 members/$190 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday September 21, 2016

MUSES
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The MUSES is a teen council that meets to enjoy creative experiences in the galleries and to plan art event for teens in Montgomery.  To learn how to represent your school and become part of the MUSES please contact Alice Novak at 334.240.4361.

The MUSES teen council meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 4-5.

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Thursday September 22, 2016

Summer Painting with Sandra
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Back by popular demand, Sandra Hicks Larson will teach these fun and informative series of classes, designed for students of all levels, including those who have no prior painting experience. Participants will work from photographs and will view landscapes in the Museum for inspiration. Since these classes are offered during the summer, participants may sign up for individual classes or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10. Some supplies provided.
Instructor: Sandra Hicks Larson
Time: 6 to 8:30 P.M.
Thursdays: August 4, 11; September 1, 15, 22
Cost: $30 members per class/$40 non-members per class;
$140 members/$190 non-members for the series of five classes

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Saturday September 24, 2016

CHARCOAL: Expressive Mark Making, A Painters Approach to Drawing
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore charcoal as the perfect drawing medium for expressive mark making in this two-day workshop. Gary Chapman, regionally recognized artist and popular UAB professor, will help participants develop a personal approach to loose, aggressive mark making with a combination of additive and subtractive techniques using charcoal and erasers. While charcoal will be the primary medium, students will be encouraged to combine other media such as conte crayon, spray paint, ink and gesso. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
Instructor: Gary Chapman
Time & Dates: Saturday, September 24: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.;
Sunday, September 25: 1:30 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $115 members/$160 non-members
$75 students for the two-day workshop

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Sunday September 25, 2016

CHARCOAL: Expressive Mark Making, A Painters Approach to Drawing
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore charcoal as the perfect drawing medium for expressive mark making in this two-day workshop. Gary Chapman, regionally recognized artist and popular UAB professor, will help participants develop a personal approach to loose, aggressive mark making with a combination of additive and subtractive techniques using charcoal and erasers. While charcoal will be the primary medium, students will be encouraged to combine other media such as conte crayon, spray paint, ink and gesso. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
Instructor: Gary Chapman
Time & Dates: Saturday, September 24: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.;
Sunday, September 25: 1:30 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $115 members/$160 non-members
$75 students for the two-day workshop

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Wednesday October 05, 2016

MUSES
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The MUSES is a teen council that meets to enjoy creative experiences in the galleries and to plan art event for teens in Montgomery.  To learn how to represent your school and become part of the MUSES please contact Alice Novak at 334.240.4361.

The MUSES teen council meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 4-5.

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Saturday October 08, 2016

Creating a Minimalist Landscape with Palette Knife
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

All skill levels will enjoy using oil paints on frame-able archival canvas paper to create alluring landscapes with artist Alisa Koch. Participants will learn to see and understand the landscape in terms of shape and color, mixing colors from a limited palette, and manipulating paint with a palette knife to blend and shape the landscape form. Oil paints, paper, mineral spirits, easels, and reference photographs will be provided by the instructor and the Museum. Class size is limited to 8 participants to allow for individual instruction, so sign up early!

See portfolio of recent works at www.oilandturp.com.

Instructor: Alisa Koch
Time: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Dates: Saturday, October 8 & Sunday, October 9, 2016
Cost: $225 members/$270 non-members for the two-day workshop

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Sunday October 09, 2016

Creating a Minimalist Landscape with Palette Knife
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

All skill levels will enjoy using oil paints on frame-able archival canvas paper to create alluring landscapes with artist Alisa Koch. Participants will learn to see and understand the landscape in terms of shape and color, mixing colors from a limited palette, and manipulating paint with a palette knife to blend and shape the landscape form. Oil paints, paper, mineral spirits, easels, and reference photographs will be provided by the instructor and the Museum. Class size is limited to 8 participants to allow for individual instruction, so sign up early!

See portfolio of recent works at www.oilandturp.com.

Instructor: Alisa Koch
Time: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Dates: Saturday, October 8 & Sunday, October 9, 2016
Cost: $225 members/$270 non-members for the two-day workshop

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Wednesday October 19, 2016

MUSES
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The MUSES is a teen council that meets to enjoy creative experiences in the galleries and to plan art event for teens in Montgomery.  To learn how to represent your school and become part of the MUSES please contact Alice Novak at 334.240.4361.

The MUSES teen council meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 4-5.

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Wednesday November 02, 2016

MUSES
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The MUSES is a teen council that meets to enjoy creative experiences in the galleries and to plan art event for teens in Montgomery.  To learn how to represent your school and become part of the MUSES please contact Alice Novak at 334.240.4361.

The MUSES teen council meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 4-5.

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

MUSES
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The MUSES is a teen council that meets to enjoy creative experiences in the galleries and to plan art event for teens in Montgomery.  To learn how to represent your school and become part of the MUSES please contact Alice Novak at 334.240.4361.

The MUSES teen council meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 4-5.

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Thursday January 19, 2017

An Expressive Evening, hosted by the MUSES Teen Council
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of creativity at the Museum with other teens.  Each year the Teen Council designs and hosts a tableau of artistic expression presented by local students.  Past acts have included readings of poetry inspired by works in the Museum’s collection; performances of arias, folk, and classical music; traditional Indian dance and ballet; speed drawing on stage set to music; commercials and dramatic readings; and much more.  Come enjoy this year’s lineup.

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Sunday January 22, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Thursday February 02, 2017

Gallery Talk and Demonstration with Chris Greenman
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Expert potter and Associate Professor of Art at Alabama State University Dr. Chris Greenman will present a gallery talk in the exhibition Nature, Tradition, Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Gordon Brodfuehrer Collection.  After the enriching discussion, participants will be invited to the Orientation Circle where beverages will be available for purchase.  The evening will finish will a delightful demonstration by Dr. Greenman, who will create a beautiful clay piece in Japanese tradition.

To learn about continuing in a workshop with Dr. Greenman, click here.

 

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Thursday February 16, 2017

Putting Together the Pieces: Alice Walker’s Everyday Use and Quilting Tradition, co-hosted by Alabama State University
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Jacqueline Trimble and Dr. Cat Gubernatis Dannen of ASU will lead a gallery talk in Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts, drawing upon Alice Walker’s famous story Everyday Use in which quilts are a symbol of African American identity.  We will examine both the symbolism and context of the story alongside the quilts on the walls that were made by Alabamians and intended for everyday use.

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Sunday February 26, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Sunday February 26, 2017

Family Art Affair
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

View the unique collaborative exhibition Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts that displays traditional handmade quilts from the collection of both the MMFA and the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Enjoy replicating quilting styles and themes using textiles and colorful papers to make your own pattern designs to take home!

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Thursday March 02, 2017

In the Arts, hosted by the MUSES and BTW
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the Arts is designed for teens who dream of working in the arts, offering them a chance to interact with professionals working in the visual arts, design, performance, and literature, and to ask about the education, career paths, and skills of those serving in leadership and creative roles in the arts.  Many presenters bring examples of current projects.  All ages are welcome at the event.

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Thursday March 16, 2017

Why I’m not a Painter, I’m a Poet, co-hosted by Alabama State University
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of original poetry and prose composed in response to View of Montgomery. Featured writers will read unique works of literature inspired by the Museum’s treasure, and audience members will be invited to select their favorite work of literature and to suggest works of art to be used as inspiration for future readings.

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Sunday March 26, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Sunday April 23, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Saturday May 06, 2017

Flimp Festival
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

 

Join us for an exhilarating and creative approach to art. There will be art-related activities and entertainment including a sidewalk chalk art competition and live theatrical and musical performances by Booker T. Washington Magnet High School. Guests can look forward to a new student performance every 45 minutes. There will also be interactive demonstrations with Museum Store artists, a scavenger hunt, and concessions. The festivities will kick off with the ever-popular Do-Dah Pet Parade.

The event is free for all MMFA members, active-duty military and their immediate families. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event and are $5 for adults and $3 for children.

For more information, please click here.

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Sunday May 21, 2017

Family Art Affair
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts will join 150 other AAMD-affiliated art museums across America in celebrating Art Museum Day on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 2 to 4 P.M. Art Museum Day is scheduled to coincide with the celebration of International Museum Day, which is this year on Thursday, May 18, 2016.  To mark the occasion, the MMFA will host a special edition of Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams on May 21, and as always, admission is FREE.  The Museum encourages guests to share their experiences at the MMFA’s Art Museum Day celebration via social media, with the hashtag #ArtMuseumDay.

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Sunday May 28, 2017

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Monday June 05, 2017

Teen Summer Art Camp
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For the first time, the Museum will offer a half-day camp for teens ages 13 & up. They will enjoy this fun and exciting camp filled with group discussion, time in the galleries, and plenty of time in the studio to create both sculptural and photographic works. This unique pairing of mediums will keep students engaged and entertained the whole week.

Instructor: Amanda Ingram
Time: 1 to 4:30 P.M.
Monday through Friday: June 5 through 9
Cost: $100 members/ $160 non-members for weeklong half-day camp

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Tuesday June 06, 2017

Teen Summer Art Camp
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For the first time, the Museum will offer a half-day camp for teens ages 13 & up. They will enjoy this fun and exciting camp filled with group discussion, time in the galleries, and plenty of time in the studio to create both sculptural and photographic works. This unique pairing of mediums will keep students engaged and entertained the whole week.

Instructor: Amanda Ingram
Time: 1 to 4:30 P.M.
Monday through Friday: June 5 through 9
Cost: $100 members/ $160 non-members for weeklong half-day camp

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Wednesday June 07, 2017

Teen Summer Art Camp
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For the first time, the Museum will offer a half-day camp for teens ages 13 & up. They will enjoy this fun and exciting camp filled with group discussion, time in the galleries, and plenty of time in the studio to create both sculptural and photographic works. This unique pairing of mediums will keep students engaged and entertained the whole week.

Instructor: Amanda Ingram
Time: 1 to 4:30 P.M.
Monday through Friday: June 5 through 9
Cost: $100 members/ $160 non-members for weeklong half-day camp

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Thursday June 08, 2017

Teen Summer Art Camp
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For the first time, the Museum will offer a half-day camp for teens ages 13 & up. They will enjoy this fun and exciting camp filled with group discussion, time in the galleries, and plenty of time in the studio to create both sculptural and photographic works. This unique pairing of mediums will keep students engaged and entertained the whole week.

Instructor: Amanda Ingram
Time: 1 to 4:30 P.M.
Monday through Friday: June 5 through 9
Cost: $100 members/ $160 non-members for weeklong half-day camp

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Friday June 09, 2017

Teen Summer Art Camp
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For the first time, the Museum will offer a half-day camp for teens ages 13 & up. They will enjoy this fun and exciting camp filled with group discussion, time in the galleries, and plenty of time in the studio to create both sculptural and photographic works. This unique pairing of mediums will keep students engaged and entertained the whole week.

Instructor: Amanda Ingram
Time: 1 to 4:30 P.M.
Monday through Friday: June 5 through 9
Cost: $100 members/ $160 non-members for weeklong half-day camp

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Sunday October 15, 2017

Fused Glass Adult Studio Class
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn to fuse glass to make beautiful pendants, earrings and more!  Instructor Jo Taylor will teach you everything you need to know about this unique technique.  No previous experience is necessary.  All tools and supplies are provided.  Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Instructor: Jo Taylor
Time: 1-4:00 P.M.
Sunday: October 15
Cost: $50 members/ $65 non-members

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Thursday October 19, 2017

Hans Grohs and the Dance of Death: A Workshop for Teens
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us as we learn about the vivid work of German Expressionist Hans Grohs.  Assistant Curator of Education Elisabeth Palmer will lead discussions of Grohs’ prints in the exhibition Hans Grohs and The Dance of Death.  Participants will also be inspired to create their own “Grohs prints” in the studio.

To register, please call 334.240.4365, or email edsecy@mmfa.org.  This workshop is free for all middle and high school students.

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