This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Write Into Art: Creative Writing Inspired by Visual Art Sunlight, Shadow, and Story Morning Course Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1K0257 Select Your Tickets Resize text Breakfast in the Loggia by John Singer Sargent (Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1917.182a-b) Save when you purchase the Write Into Art: Creative Writing Inspired by Visual Art summer 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 a series of three 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, reflective writing and drama as a Kennedy Center teaching artist and museum educator. She was a faculty member at Harvard’s Project Zero Classroom and a writer for Arena Stage’s recent films, May 22, 2020 and The 51st State. Session Information Sunlight, Shadow, and Story Step into American artist John Singer Sargent's Breakfast in the Loggia to explore how light, shadow, and more can inspire characters and story. Additional Sessions June 14: Memory, Identity, and Setting June 28: Surprise, Connect, and Experiment 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 online program is presented on Zoom.