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A child examines a piece of artwork on the floor, with Mark Bradford's Pickett's Charge in the background.

You’ve probably made a painting with paint, but have you ever painted with paper? Get inspired by artist Mark Bradford at this week’s Art Cart! Young artists will take a close look at Bradford’s work, Pickett’s Charge, and then make their own torn paper artworks! 

Find the Art Cart on the Third Level.

Do this at home! Reveal the layers within a story that matters to you with Mark Bradford. Create.

A multi layered newspaper collage is topped by a photo of the outside of a restaurant. Pieces of newspaper have been stripped away, revealing the layers underneath.


Want to make art inspired by your favorite Hirshhorn works on view? The Art Cart offers young artists a hands-on maker experience during their visit to the Hirshhorn. Each week’s Art Cart offers a fresh and fun theme featuring an artwork on view, an artmaking activity to do at the Museum, and kids projects to extend the fun at home! 

The Art Cart is free; no registration required. Drop in any Thursday between 10am-12pm.  

Stroller Parking is available in the Lobby and the Lower Level.

Help us stay safe and healthy! Review Smithsonian health and safety guidelines before your visit.


July 21, 2022
10:00 am–12:00 pm
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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