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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. 


Friday, December 2, 2016
12:30 pm | Meet at Info Desk

Friday Gallery Talk: Vanessa Badré

Vanessa Badré, trained attorney turned art historian, will lead a discussion through the Hirshhorn’s permanent collection to explore creativity and leadership skills. 


Tuesday, December 6, 2016
10:00 am | Meet at Info Desk

STORYTIME+

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


Friday, December 9, 2016
6:30 pm | Ring Auditorium

OK Go In Conversation
Moderated by Jeff MacGregor

American rock band OK Go joins the Hirshhorn for an exclusive unplugged performance and discussion about their innovative videos, performances, and more.


Saturday, December 10, 2016
11:00–5:00 pm | Ring Auditorium

Screening: A Lot of Sorrow

For A Lot of Sorrow, Ragnar Kjartansson invited the band The National to play their 3-minute song ‘Sorrow’ repeatedly for 6 hours during a performance at MoMA PS1.


Tuesday, December 13, 2016
10:00 am | Meet at Info Desk

STORYTIME+

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


Tuesday, December 21, 2016
10:00 am | Meet at Info Desk

STORYTIME+

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

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