Curator Tour: Charline von Heyl

Don’t miss a special tour of Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes with Hirshhorn Senior Curator Evelyn Hankins and artist Tim Doud as they explore the work of one of today’s most dynamic painters and the vitality and limitless possibilities of her inventive paintings.

STORYTIME: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Let’s get ready for spring! Join us as we explore the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly. We’ll look at paintings by Charline von Heyl and read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Following the story, create your own transformative work of art.

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. An ASL Interpreter may be requested for this program. Two weeks advance notice is appreciated. Please note: snacks are not allowed inside the Museum, but you may eat outside on our Plaza before or after the program.

 

STORYTIME: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Let’s get ready for spring! Join us as we explore the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly. We’ll look at paintings by Charline von Heyl and read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Following the story, create your own transformative work of art.

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.

This STORYTIME will have ASL interpretation.

STORYTIME: Julia’s House for Lost Creatures

The book Julia’s House for Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke explores Julia’s new beginning at her house by the sea. Join us for a spunky adventure with creatures large and small. Following the story, create your own imaginary creature.

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. An ASL Interpreter may be requested for this program. Two weeks advance notice is appreciated. Please note: snacks are not allowed inside the Museum, but you may eat outside on our Plaza before or after the program.

 

STORYTIME: Julia’s House for Lost Creatures

The book Julia’s House for Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke explores Julia’s new beginning at her house by the sea. Join us for a spunky adventure with creatures large and small. Following the story, create your own imaginary creature.


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. An ASL Interpreter may be requested for this program. Two weeks advance notice is appreciated. Please note: snacks are not allowed inside the Museum, but you may eat outside on our Plaza before or after the program.

ASL interpretation provided

(CANCELED) STORYTIME: A New Year and Hungry Caterpillars

Transform yourself this new year! Join us as we reflect on 2018 and morph into 2019. We’ll look at paintings by Charline von Heyl and read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Following the story, turn your New Year’s resolution into a work of art.

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. An ASL Interpreter may be requested for this program. Two weeks advance notice is appreciated. 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 with advance notice. Please contact mcgettigant@si.edu.

STORYTIME: A New Year and Hungry Caterpillars

Transform yourself this new year! Join us as we reflect on 2018 and morph into 2019. We’ll look at paintings by Charline von Heyl and read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Following the story, turn your New Year’s resolution into a work of art.

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. An ASL Interpreter may be requested for this program. Two weeks advance notice is appreciated. Please note: snacks are not allowed inside the Museum, but you may eat outside on our Plaza before or after the program.

ASL interpretation provided.

(CANCELLED) CUENTA-CUENTOS: STORYTIME in Spanish

¡ Alistémonos para un Año Nuevo transformador! Ven y reflexiona con nosotros el 2018 y prepárate para mutar en el 2019. Veremos las pinturas de Charline Von Heyl, y leeremos La Oruga muy Hambrienta de Eric Carle. Después del cuento, transforma tus resoluciones de año nuevo en una obra de arte.

Let’s get ready for a transformative New Year! Join us as we reflect on 2018 and prepare to morph into 2019. We’ll look at paintings by Charline von Heyl and read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Following the story, turn your New Year’s resolution into a work of art.

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.

 

Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes in ASL

Explore Charline von Heyl’s striking and daring large-scale paintings through an American Sign Language/spoken English tour.

STORYTIME: The Snowy Day

Crunch, crunch, crunch. As we welcome winter, join us as we imagine the sounds and imagery of footsteps in the snow. We will examine abstract paintings by Charline von Heyl and read aloud The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Following the story, stay and play with Snowy Day-inspired materials.

Stroller parking available in lobby.

An ASL interpreter may be requested for this program with two weeks advance notice.

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. An ASL Interpreter may be requested for this program. Two weeks advance notice is appreciated. Please note: snacks are not allowed inside the Museum, but you may eat outside on our Plaza before or after the program.