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STORYTIME+

Tiffany McGettigan and children. STORYTIME+

Wednesdays at 10 am

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. Nursing moms welcome. Stroller parking is available in the Hirshhorn lobby. Groups of 10 or more should contact mcgettigant@si.edu to reserve a program in advance. Please note: snacks are not allowed inside the Museum, but you may eat outside on our Plaza before or after the program. STORYTIME+ does not include admission to our special exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors.


The Lorax and the Wish Tree
Wednesday, July 12
10 am | Meet on the Plaza (Late? Meet us in the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden)

Join us at Yoko Ono’s Wish Tree for Washington, DC. We will tie our wishes to the tree and read aloud The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. Following the story, participants will create their own Truffula Wish Trees.


Sandy’s Circus
Wednesday, July 19
10 am | Meet in the Lobby (Late? Join us on the 3rd Level)

Explore kinetic art and the story of artist Alexander Calder through a read-aloud of Tanya Lee Stone’s Sandy’s Circus, followed by a close look at Calder’s work and a hands-on experimentation in movement and balance.


Spearfishing
Wednesday, July 26
10 am | Meet in the Lobby (Late? Join us on the 3rd Level)

In celebration of summer, join us for an adventure! We will look at the painting Spearfishing by Peter Doig before taking a seaside journey with David Wiesner’s book Flotsam. Following the read-aloud, participants will create their own adventure stories.

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