May 17 Opening Reception: PLAY

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Event:
May 17 Opening Reception: PLAY
Date:
May 17, 2013 5:00 pm
Cost:
free with membership or regular Museum admission
Organizer:
Asheville Art Museum
Phone:
828-253-3227
Venue:
Asheville Art Museum
Phone:
828-253-3227
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2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, 28801, United States

Enjoy a family-friendly Opening Reception for new exhibition: PLAY

Asheville Art Museum, East Wing Exhibition

Friday, May 17 (5:00 – 7:00 p.m.)

Free with Membership or regular Museum admission

The works on view in this exhibition — drawn primarily from the Permanent Collection — explore themes of leisure, play and creativity. Works like Ann Pollard’s The Recorder Player demonstrate the intense and focused concentration one utilizes while playing an instrument. This is akin to what Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls flow — when an individual is so fully immersed in a pleasurable activity that he or she is unaware of everything else. Continue reading and learn more about this exhibition…

 

Special kid-friendly entertainment and refreshments will provided during this PLAYful opening reception. Children and families (members and visitors alike) are encouraged to join us for this festive celebration of PLAY.