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Upcoming Programs at the Hirshhorn

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Photo: Lee Stalsworth
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Photo: Lee Stalsworth

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden offers a variety of public programs that give visitors from all backgrounds and levels of interest the opportunity to experience, explore, and understand the art and artists of our time. It is our mission to create a learning community that brings art, artists, and audiences together in a lively, creative environment. From gallery tours and lectures to youth programs and late-night performances, the Hirshhorn shares the Smithsonian’s commitment to the diffusion of knowledge and lifelong learning.


Tuesday, February 21, 2017
7 pm | Ring Auditorium

Film: Mele Murals

Mele Murals follows the personal stories of two renowned Hawaiian graffiti artists and their joint quest to uphold Hawaiian culture through mural-making.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 
10 am | Meet in Lobby

STORYTIME+: A Splash of Red: Getting to Know Horace Pippin

STORYTIME+ explores contemporary art through stories and movement. Museum staff will read aloud a book, introduce children to an artist on view, and lead a hands-on activity.


Sunday, February 26, 2017 
3 pm | Ring Auditorium

Film Screening: Performance and the Body: Yayoi Kusama

A selection of films will illustrate the unique way that Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has often used her body and image as a key element in her work on and off camera. 

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