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Tuesday January 27, 2015

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Short Course: Great Collectors Houses
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tuesdays, January 6, 13, 20, and 27 at noon In conjunction with Invitation to the Ball: the Fancy Dress Costumes of Marjorie Merriweather Post, the Museum is offering a short course on houses of great American collectors that are Museums today. January 27 Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens, the DC home of American heiress and businesswoman Marjorie Merriweather Post, showcasing her Russian and French decorative arts collections – Led by Margaret Lynne Ausfeld Lunch is available by advance request for $10.  Reservations must be in by noon the Friday before. Please contact Brandy Morrison at 240-4365, edsecy@mmfa.org.     Read More

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Play with Clay (ages 3 to 6)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided. Instructor: Meredith Knight Time: 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. Wednesday: January 14, 28; February 4, 18; March 4, 18 Cost: $60 members/$85 non-members for the series of six classes Read More

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After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Inspired by art in the Museum galleries, students will explore different art techniques, elements of art and principles of design. They will use a variety of art materials to create drawings, paintings, ceramics, and sculpture. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students. Instructors: Donna Pickens and Education Staff Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M. Wednesday: January 21, 28; February 4, 18, 25; March 4, 18; April 1, 8, 22, 29; May 6 Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of 12 classes To register for classes, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

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After School Art II (ages 10 to 14)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Older students learn to improve their skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture in this informative series of classes. During the series, students will explore a variety of art techniques and media in connection with art in the Museum galleries. Projects include mixed-media self-portraits, acrylic paintings on canvas, lineoleum block prints, and clay sculptures. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 10 students. Instructors: Donna Pickens and Education Staff Time: 4 to 5 P.M. Thursday: January 22, 29; February 5, 19, 26; March 5, 19; April 2, 9, 23, 30; May 7 Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of 12 classes To register for classes, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

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Evening with the Curator: Rewind: Art of the 1980s
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Many of us lived through the global development, end of the Cold War, and other rapid changes of the eighties.  At the same time, art evolved in varied directions, marked by an interest in identity and the body, a return to expressionism, and a plurality of styles. Led by Jennifer Jankauskas, “Evening with the Curator” will explore works on paper from this era, representing diverse artists, styles, and processes.  Rewind: Art of the1980s is the third in a series of exhibitions focusing on recent decades in American art. Read More

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ARTtalk
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sign up now for the 2015 -2016 sessions of ARTtalk, a special program designed for artists and those interested in art. Each session artists are invited to bring a recent work of art to share with the group for friendly feedback and critique by fellow artists. Enjoy light refreshments and networking with other professionals in this unique program Cost: $20 (for all six sessions) for Museum or Art Guild members; $35 for non-members To register, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

Friday, January 30, 2015

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Homeschool Event at the Museum
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Friday, January 30, from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M., the Museum will feature its third annual event for homeschoolers of all ages and their families. The program will include treasure hunts in the galleries, special art activities in the studios and ARTWORKS, and educational lessons on iPads. With over 100 participants last year, we anticipate an even larger attendance this year for this special event.   Read More

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Saturday, January 31, 2015

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Encaustic Painting and Processes Workshop
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This unique two-day workshop will allow each participant to develop his or her own personal artistic vision, working with this award winning instructor to create at least one work of art.  Drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, layering, collage, transfer, sgrafitto, and intaglio techniques using encaustic processes are included in the possibilities. Most materials will be provided. While some basic knowledge of encaustic process is desirable, anyone with previous experience in any visual studio discipline can benefit from the workshop. Class size limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Zdenko Krtić, Auburn University professor and artist Saturday, January 31: 10 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.; Sunday, February 1: 12 to 4:30 P.M. Cost: $150 members/$195 non-members for the two-day workshop Read More

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

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Encaustic Painting and Processes Workshop
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This unique two-day workshop will allow each participant to develop his or her own personal artistic vision, working with this award winning instructor to create at least one work of art.  Drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, layering, collage, transfer, sgrafitto, and intaglio techniques using encaustic processes are included in the possibilities. Most materials will be provided. While some basic knowledge of encaustic process is desirable, anyone with previous experience in any visual studio discipline can benefit from the workshop. Class size limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Zdenko Krtić, Auburn University professor and artist Saturday, January 31: 10 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.; Sunday, February 1: 12 to 4:30 P.M. Cost: $150 members/$195 non-members for the two-day workshop Read More

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Short Course: Art and Freedom
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tuesdays February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24 at noon In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March, the Museum celebrates the diverse expressions of African American artists.  From the work of painters and sculptors breaking barriers in the 19th century to the Harlem Renaissance and beyond, the course will be comprised of lectures and visits to the Reflections and History Refused to Die exhibitions, along with selected works in the Museum’s collection. Led by Alice Novak   Read More

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Play with Clay (ages 3 to 6)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided. Instructor: Meredith Knight Time: 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. Wednesday: January 14, 28; February 4, 18; March 4, 18 Cost: $60 members/$85 non-members for the series of six classes   Read More

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After School Art I (ages 6 to 9)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Inspired by art in the Museum galleries, students will explore different art techniques, elements of art and principles of design. They will use a variety of art materials to create drawings, paintings, ceramics, and sculpture. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 students. Instructors: Donna Pickens and Education Staff Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M. Wednesday: January 21, 28; February 4, 18, 25; March 4, 18; April 1, 8, 22, 29; May 6 Cost: $100 members/$160 non-members for the series of 12 classes To register for classes, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Read More

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