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100 Jefferson - A blog of The Smithsonian Associates

Here at the Smithsonian Associates, we bring you more than 800 amazingly diverse, entertaining, and enriching programs each year. They allow you to meet your favorite authors, learn about fascinating topics in history, go inside the museums after-hours, see celebrities and performers in intimate venues, enjoy stunning performances, take studio arts classes, participate in activity-filled kids' events, and much more! At our blog, you'll see exclusive photos taken at a variety of these events, along with articles about them, as well as previews of events to come. Get ready. We're about to have a lot of fun at 1100 Jefferson: Your Address for Discovery! We want you there, too!

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The Smithsonian S+udio Arts Blog

S+ART stands for Smithsonian Studio Arts. Headquartered in the S. Dillon Ripley Center on the National Mall, we've been offering hands-on art classes for over 50 years. Designed for individuals age 16 and up, our courses cover a range of media, including Drawing, Painting, Fiber Arts, Photography, Digital Media, Ceramics, Beading, Calligraphy, and more. The goal of each class is to help students develop their own artistic style and progress as artists. This involves teaching new or different ways of thinking about art, and allowing students to explore different tools and materials.

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