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A group of educators, children and caregivers participate in Storytime together on the Hirshhorn's Plaza.

We’re switching up Storytime to a drop-in experience while we prepare new exhibitions for spring openings. Join Hirshhorn educators any time between 10 am–noon; we will host read-alouds at 10:30 am and 11:30 am.

How can artists use relationships? Join us as we explore Spatial Concept: Nature, by Lucio Fontana, and read Square, by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Following the story, we will create our own artworks using and inspired by relationships. 

Meet on the Plaza.


Do this at home! Make your own abstract sculpture inspired by Barbara Hepworth. Instructions here.

A grey, organic sculpture made of clay and resembling a pelvis sits on a flat brown surface, a white background behind it.


ABOUT STORYTIME

Join Hirshhorn Kids on Wednesdays for a one-of-a-kind storytime experience! Each week offers a fun and fresh theme for our youngest artists and their adults. Get a fun and hands-on introduction to a new artwork each week, and participate in a joyful read-aloud filled with music, stories, and movement. Then, stay and play while your little artist creates. No reservations or tickets required. Nursing caregivers are welcome. Stroller parking is available in the Hirshhorn Lobby. If there are access services or accommodations that can make your experience more inclusive (e.g., ASL interpretation, live captioning, etc.), please contact hmsgeducation@si.edu; 1–2 week’s advance notice is recommended but not required. For a group of ten or more, please contact mcgettigant@si.edu to reserve a program in advance.

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Date:
April 17, 2024
Time:
10:00 am–12:00 pm
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Venue

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone
202-633-1000
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Organizer

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Phone
202-633-1000
Email
HirshhornExperience@si.edu
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Plaza