This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Write Into Art: Creative Writing Inspired by Visual Art Character: Uncovering Complexity Morning Course Tuesday, January 4, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1K0188 Select Your Tickets Resize text Self-Portrait, ca. 1630, by Judith Leyster (National Gallery of Art) Save when you purchase the Write Into Art: Creative Writing Inspired by Visual Art winter series! Discover how visual art can inspire creative writing and how writing can offer a powerful way to experience art. Join Mary Hall Surface, the founding instructor of the National Gallery of Art’s popular Writing Salon, for five online workshops that explore essential elements of writing and styles through close looking, word-sketching, and imaginative response to prompts. The sessions spotlight a diverse range of visual art chosen to inspire writers of all experience levels to deepen their process and practice. Each workshop has a limited enrollment to maximize interaction among the instructor and students. Surface is a teaching artist, playwright, and theatre director and producer. She presents workshops nationwide in creative writing and drama as a Kennedy Center teaching artist and was a faculty member at Harvard’s Project Zero Classroom. Session Information Character: Uncovering Complexity Meet 17th-century Dutch artist Judith Leyster through her Self Portrait as you probe how details help create rich, compelling characters. Additional Sessions January 11: Setting: The Power of Place January 18: Dialogue: Spoken and Unspoken January 25: Story: Arcs of Action February 1: First Person: Monologues and More Patron Information If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom. This program is part of ourSmithsonian Associates Streaming series.