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FREE Spring Break Special Programs at The National Portrait Gallery

Posted on April 8, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2014 Calendar of Events, 2014 Educational Programs, April 2014 Activities and Events and tagged with , ,

Spring Break 2014

National Portrait Gallery

Spring Break Special Programs at

The National Portrait Gallery

When: April 14 – 17, 2014 from 1 – 4 PM

Where:  Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Cost: FREE!

 

(for ages 4 and up with an adult) Looking for some fun activities for the kids during spring break? Searching for something creative and hands-on? Drop by the the museum to enjoy some of our favorite stories and activities. A story about each featured person is read at 1:05, 2:05 and 3:05 each day. Check out a Portrait Discovery Kit and learn about famous Americans by doing some or all of the several activities included in the kit.

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon) (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French Americanornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (1827–1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species.

Georgia O'Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

Georgia O’Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Georgia Totto O’Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. Born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, O’Keeffe first came to the attention of the New York art community in 1916. She made large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms, presenting them close up as if seen through a magnifying lens, and New York buildings, most of which date from the same decade. Beginning in 1929, when she began working part of the year in Northern New Mexico—which she made her permanent home in 1949—O’Keeffe depicted subjects specific to that area. O’Keeffe has been recognized as the Mother of American Modernism.

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in thevisual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist. The Andy Warhol Museum in his native city, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives. It is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist.

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

From faithringgold.com – Faith Ringgold, painter, writer, speaker, mixed media sculptor and performance artist lives and works in Englewood, New Jersey. Ms Ringgold is professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego where she taught art from 1987 until 2002. Professor Ringgold is the recipient of more than 75 awards including 22 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degrees.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an African-American artist, best known for her painted story quilts.

 

Connect with THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY:

Web | Facebook |Twitter |YouTube |iTunes |Flickr

Catalog of American Portraits, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

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  1. Michelle James says:
    Thanks so much for the CultureCapital.com website information. I had never heard of this website and it is full of great camp ideas!! Thanks DC Thrifty Mom.

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FREE Spring Break Special Programs at The National Portrait Gallery

Posted on April 8, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2014 Calendar of Events, 2014 Educational Programs, April 2014 Activities and Events and tagged with , ,

Spring Break 2014

National Portrait Gallery

Spring Break Special Programs at

The National Portrait Gallery

When: April 14 – 17, 2014 from 1 – 4 PM

Where:  Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Cost: FREE!

 

(for ages 4 and up with an adult) Looking for some fun activities for the kids during spring break? Searching for something creative and hands-on? Drop by the the museum to enjoy some of our favorite stories and activities. A story about each featured person is read at 1:05, 2:05 and 3:05 each day. Check out a Portrait Discovery Kit and learn about famous Americans by doing some or all of the several activities included in the kit.

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon) (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French Americanornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (1827–1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species.

Georgia O'Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

Georgia O’Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Georgia Totto O’Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. Born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, O’Keeffe first came to the attention of the New York art community in 1916. She made large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms, presenting them close up as if seen through a magnifying lens, and New York buildings, most of which date from the same decade. Beginning in 1929, when she began working part of the year in Northern New Mexico—which she made her permanent home in 1949—O’Keeffe depicted subjects specific to that area. O’Keeffe has been recognized as the Mother of American Modernism.

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in thevisual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist. The Andy Warhol Museum in his native city, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives. It is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist.

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

From faithringgold.com – Faith Ringgold, painter, writer, speaker, mixed media sculptor and performance artist lives and works in Englewood, New Jersey. Ms Ringgold is professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego where she taught art from 1987 until 2002. Professor Ringgold is the recipient of more than 75 awards including 22 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degrees.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an African-American artist, best known for her painted story quilts.

 

Connect with THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY:

Web | Facebook |Twitter |YouTube |iTunes |Flickr

Catalog of American Portraits, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

One Response so far.

  1. Michelle James says:
    Thanks so much for the CultureCapital.com website information. I had never heard of this website and it is full of great camp ideas!! Thanks DC Thrifty Mom.

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5:00 PM Friday Night Fishing @ Diamond Teague Park
Friday Night Fishing @ Diamond Teague Park
Aug 26 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday Night Fishing @ Diamond Teague Park | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
    Join Anacostia Riverkeeper for catch and release fishing at Diamond Teague Park. It’s FREE! All gear and bait provided.   Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading out;[...]
5:00 PM Jazz in the Garden- Moonshine So... @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jazz in the Garden- Moonshine So... @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Aug 26 @ 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Jazz in the Garden- Moonshine Society @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
  The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 16th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening from[...]
6:00 PM Belvedere Square Summer Sounds C... @ Belvedere Square
Belvedere Square Summer Sounds C... @ Belvedere Square
Aug 26 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Belvedere Square Summer Sounds Concert Series @ Belvedere Square | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
  Let the Concerts Begin. With a festive atmosphere featuring live music from the region’s most popular and emerging bands and with special dining options from the restaurants and Market merchants of the Square, “Summer Sounds[...]
6:00 PM RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center
RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center
Aug 26 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center | Gaithersburg | Maryland | United States
  Summer Concert Series provides live music every Friday and Saturday night from 6-9pm on RIO Patio near the paddle boats and Union Jack’s! Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading[...]
6:30 PM Four Mile Summer Movie Series @ Four Mile Conservatory Center
Four Mile Summer Movie Series @ Four Mile Conservatory Center
Aug 26 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Four Mile Summer Movie Series @ Four Mile Conservatory Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
  The Four Mile Summer Series  is a free, 4-week (and growing) outdoor film series in Arlandria, one of Alexandria’s most diverse neighborhoods. Every last Friday of the month from May until August, bring your[...]

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