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Release Date: September 17, 2013
Array of Public Programs Celebrating Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working At Crown Point Press at the National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC—Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press is celebrated by an array of public programs at the National Gallery of Art, including lectures, a concert, gallery talks, and a variety of offerings in the Gallery Shops. All programs are free of charge in the East Building Auditorium unless otherwise noted. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL LECTURE SERIES
Julie Mehretu, artist
Sunday, November 17, noon
An Insider’s Perspective
Sunday, December 8, 2:00 p.m.
Kathan Brown, founding director, Crown Point Press
Book signing of Know That You Are Lucky follows.
Michael Jacko, conductor
Music by Cage and other composers
Sunday, November 3, 6:30 p.m.
West Garden Court
Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 24–26, 2:00 p.m.
October 7, 8, 2:00 p.m.
December 9–11, 17–19, 2:00 p.m.
West Building Rotunda
The 240-page exhibition catalogue is accompanied by a rich selection of books on prints and printmaking, as well as one-of-a-kind journals made with 100 percent rag paper—their covers are hand-printed etching fragments from the Crown Point Studio. Other offerings include a signature tee shirt and trio of mugs that feature the exhibition’s title.
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