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<p>Mary Lee Bendolph, Blocks and Strips, 2002

Mary Lee Bendolph, Blocks and Strips, 2002, wool, cotton, and corduroy, Patrons' Permanent Fund and Gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, 2020.28.1

The Art of Looking

Mary Lee Bendolph, Blocks and Strips

  • Friday, August 20, 2021
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Registration Required
  • Virtual Program

To celebrate new acquisitions at the National Gallery, Mary Lee Bendolph's Blocks and Strips is the inspiration for this interactive conversation. Join us and share your observations, interpretations, questions, and ideas, and build on your own first impressions to broaden your understanding of this work of art. This session lasts one hour and is completely interactive. National Gallery educators will facilitate the conversation to create an environment for shared learning. These conversations will encourage you to engage deeply with art, with others, and with the world around you as you hone skills in visual literacy and perspective-taking.

This program is free and open to the public and is designed for anyone interested in talking about art. No art or art history background is required. Ages 18 and over.

Due to the interactive nature of this program, sessions are not recorded.

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Live Captions

Live captions (CART) are available in some breakout rooms for this program. Please contact [email protected] to request access or for more information.