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Fall Calendar of Events at NMWA

Jun 18 2014

Programs and Exhibitions from September–November 2014

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present from September–November a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including a lecture and performance related to the spotlight exhibition Soda_Jerk and gallery talks around select works in the special exhibition, Total Art: Contemporary Video. The first Sunday of every month is a Community Day at NMWA, with free admission to the public. The information below is current as of June 2014. To find out more about programs at NMWA, visit the online calendar.

FREE COMMUNITY DAY:

Sundays, September 7, October 5 and November 2, 12–5 p.m.
Price: Free
The first Sunday of every month is a Community Day at NMWA, with free admission to the public. Take this opportunity to explore current exhibitions as well as the museum’s collection.

GALLERY TALKS:

Gallery Talk Series: Total Art Conversation Pieces
Wednesdays, September 3–October 8, 12–12:30 p.m.

Price: Free. No reservations required. Meet at Information Desk.
Video art captures and demands viewers’ attention in ways other media cannot. Often presented as immersive experiences, video installations engage multiple senses while requiring a commitment of time to view and appreciate. During each “Conversation Piece,” view selected videos featured in the Total Art exhibition and then join NMWA staff and fellow participants for a conversation about what you saw, heard, felt and thought.
September 3: Conversation Piece: Mariko Mori’s Miko no Inori, 1996
September 10: Conversation Piece: Kimsooja’s Thread Routes—Chapter 1, 2010
September 17: Conversation Piece: Mwangi Hutter’s Neger Dont Call Me, 2000, and Janaina Tschäpe’s Lacrimacorpus, 2004
September 24: Conversation Piece: Eve Sussman/Rufus Corporation’s 89 Seconds at Alcázar, 2004, and Alex Prager’s La Petite Mort, 2012
October 1: Conversation Piece: Dara Birnbaum’s Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978–79, and Margaret Salmon’s Ninna Nanna, 2007
October 8: Conversation Piece: Pipilotti Rist’s Blauer Leibesbrief (Blue Bodily Letter), 1992/98, and Michal Rovner’s Data Zone, Cultures Table #3, 2003

Ongoing Gallery Talk Series: Lunchtime Gallery Talks
Wednesdays, October 15–November 19, 12–12:30 p.m.

Price: Free. No reservations required. Meet at Information Desk.
Looking for some artistic and intellectual nourishment during your lunch break? Visit NMWA on Wednesdays for short gallery talks to explore NMWA’s exhibitions and collection with museum staff.
October 15: The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
October 22: 5x5: Soda_Jerk
October 29: Collection Selections
November 5: Collection Selections
November 12: The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
November 19: Collection Selections

ARTIST TALK:

Artist Talk: Janaina Tschäpe
Friday, September 19, 12–1 p.m.
Price: Free with admission. No reservations required. Meet at Information Desk.
Brazil- and New York-based artist Janaina Tschäpe explores themes of the body and landscape, sex, death, renewal and transformation in paintings, drawings, photographs and video installations. Join us for this talk by Tschäpe, during which she will discuss her art, including Lacrimacorpus, featured in the special exhibition Total Art: Contemporary Video. Tschäpe’s photographic work is also represented in NMWA’s collection.

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