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Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

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 spotlight a diverse range of visual art chosen to inspire writers of all experience levels to deepen their process and practice. This writing session is inspired by Alma Thomas’ colorful compositions, including Pansies in Washington.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET
$3 - $1,000

For Ages 6 to 12.  This Discovery Theater original play infused with archival music of the Civil Rights era celebrates three young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions. 

Session 4 of 8
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET
$255 - $285

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Session 4 of 8
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Get an introduction to stylized lettering, including altered block letters, botanical borders, and illuminated initials with vines and flourishes.

Session 5 of 5
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

He was the first of the true Romantic composers and possessed an effortless melodic gift that has stirred lovers of music for 200 years. Opera expert Saul Lilienstein provides a chronological overview of Franz Schubert’s life and great achievements.

Session 4 of 8
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
$255 - $285

This class introduces students to the principles of relief sculpture, which is a bridge between two-dimensional and three-dimensional art forms.

Session 4 of 8
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Learn simple and easy techniques to create land and seascape paintings. Special emphasis is given to various watercolor techniques such as wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and masking.

Session 3 of 9
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET

Explore your relationship to individual colors and how they connect to many facets of your life. Practice simple and playful acrylic painting techniques incorporating all the colors of the spectrum, plus black and white. Then, begin to record personal stories in a journal to use every day.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Historian and author Mae Ngai narrates the story of the thousands of Chinese who left their homeland in the mid-19th-century in pursuit of gold, and how they formed communities and organizations to help navigate their perilous new world. But they later found themselves excluded from immigration and citizenship.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Historian Richard Bell takes you inside the domestic slave trade that flourished in the Upper South, tracking its rise and its impact on the expansion of slavery into new territories and states.