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Child in sculpture garden

In celebration of cherry blossoms, join us for a read aloud of Under the Cherry Blossom Tree by Allen Say. We’ll take a close-look at the Hirshhorn lobby’s tables, created by artist Hiroshi Sugimoto using a 700-year-old nutmeg tree. We’ll conclude by creating our own tree and blossom inspired works.

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.

An ASL interpreter may be requested for this program with one week advance notice. Contact mcgettigant@si.edu.



April 7, 2019
11:00 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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Meet in the lobby