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Of Missions, Migrants, and Mourning: Some South African Artists Books Considered

Sunday, August 7, 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20560

August 7, 2:00 p.m.

In the flourishing world of artists’ books, South Africa stands out.  You are invited to discover these exquisite and engaging works of South African art with Dr. Shannen Hill on August 7th, 2 p.m. at the National Museum of African Art.  Her illustrated talk will focus on artists’ books by Malcolm Payne, Keith Dietrich, Peter Clarke, Pippa Skotnes, Coex’ae Qgam, and Thaemae Setshogo.   

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The Natural Philosopher and his Cabinet of Curiosities

Monday, August 8, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

The Natural Philosopher and his Cabinet of Curiosities
A living history presentation by Dean Howarth and Melinda McCalley
A family program suitable for all ages, best for ages 8-16.

Monday, August 8, 2016
11:00am
Coulter Performance Plaza, 1 West
National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

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Camouflage: Abbott Handerson Thayer's "Beautiful Law of Nature"

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Camouflage: Abbott Handerson Thayer's "Beautiful Law of Nature"
A lecture by William Adair, frame conservator, frame historian, and master gilder, Gold Leaf Studios

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
6:00pm
Baird Auditorium
National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

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Fall Semester Teen Council - V.A.U.L.T

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm

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My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 6:00pm

Smithsonian Libraries Art of the Book Lecture Series, Part I
My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile
by Carmen Agra Deedy, award-winning author and storyteller

Thursday, September 15, 2016
6:00pm
Ring Auditorium
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
7th Street and Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC

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