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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.


Sunday, March 26
3 pm | Ring Auditorium

Film: Watashi Daisuki (I Adore Myself) (2008)

I Adore Myself follows the wildly charismatic Kusama over an 18-month period as she obsessively works on Love Forever, a series of 50 large drawings for a 2008 gallery opening. This film is presented in partnership with the Freer and Sackler Galleries.


Wednesday, March 29
10 am | Meet in the Lobby

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

Horace Pippin loved to draw and paint as a child. Despite having no formal art training, Pippin’s work is exhibited in many museums including the Hirshhorn. Join us in celebrating his important story through a read-aloud of A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant, a close-look at his work, and a hands-on art activity.

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