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Mixed-Up and Messy (Grades K–2)

Week 7 | August 3–7 | Daily virtual class time: 10am (up to 60 minutes)

Conversation with the Artist: Lei Han

Lei Han is an artist, designer, and UNC Asheville professor. Join us for a conversation to learn more about Han’s work in new media.  

Bob Trotman, Skin Deep, 2000, carved and painted wood, 25 × 22 × 21 inches. Museum purchase with funds provided by Hedy Fischer, Randy Shull, Marc Grainer, and Sonia & Isaac Luski, 2002.18.32. © Bob Trotman

Art with an Attitude – VIRTUAL

Join Michelle Weitzman Dorf, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection.

Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa by Marilyn Chase – VIRTUAL

In this compelling biography, Chase draws on Asawa’s extensive archives and weaves together many voices—family, friends, teachers, and critics—to offer a complex and fascinating portrait of the artist.

Summer Fundraiser 2020

This virtual event takes place via Zoom and will be streamed to Facebook. During this time of social distancing, we invite you to join us…

Artist Couples – VIRTUAL

Join Doris Potash, master docent and Barbara Pressman, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about two pairs of artworks in our Collection.

A Walk in the Park – VIRTUAL

Join Sarah Reincke, master docent and Hope Warshaw, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection.

Solitude – VIRTUAL

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection.

Cultivating Digital Photography Skills: Alternative Compositions – VIRTUAL

In this four-part class, explore ways to compose images in non-standard ways using digital photography!

A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump by Lonnie G. Bunch III – VIRTUAL

In A Fool’s Errand, founding director Lonnie Bunch tells his story of bringing his clear vision and leadership to realize this shared dream of many generations of Americans.

Drawing Basics – VIRTUAL

In this six-part class, explore the fundamentals of drawing. Strengthen your ability to understand the visual language employed by artists, and learn to speak the same language by developing work of your own.

Cultivating Digital Photography Skills: Exposure Triangle – VIRTUAL

In this four-part class, learn how to shoot in manual mode on your digital camera or smartphone!

The Obama Portraits by Richard J. Powell – VIRTUAL

From the moment of their unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in early 2018, the portraits of Barack & Michelle Obama have become two of the most beloved artworks of our time. This is the first book about the making, meaning, and significance of these remarkable artworks.

Still Life at Home – VIRTUAL

Stuck at home? Let’s make art. This four-part class builds on drawing basics and increases understanding of what it takes to create an image with a high level of realism and believability.

Painting Portraits from Photographic Reference – VIRTUAL

In this workshop, learn how to paint loose but representational portraits from your own photos.