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Memoir: Art From Life
Studio Arts and Creative Writing Workshop
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
"The Farm", 1921, by Joan Miró
Visual art can offer rich inspiration for writing, just as writing can deepen your connection to a work of art. Join Mary Hall Surface, instructor of the National Gallery of Art’s popular Writing Salon, for a close look at Joan Miró’s The Farm to discover how memory informs the painting and can inspire your own reflective writing.
Participants engage with the art through multi-sensory exploration, word sketching, and diverse writing prompts crafted to discover inspiring aspects of the painting and to uncover new potentials as writers. The class, designed for all levels of narrative writers, includes small- and full- group reflection.
One 2.5-hour session
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)