The Phillips Collection April 2021 Events

By Editorial Team on April 5, 2021

ART AND WELLNESS
Guided Meditation
EVERY WEDNESDAY, 12:45 PM
Join them for a free, 30-minute weekly meditation led by local yoga teacher Aparna Sadananda via Zoom. Inspired by an artwork from their permanent collection, you will practice techniques for mindful looking and thinking that you can carry with you wherever you are.

VIRTUAL TEACHER WORKSHOP
Using Arts Integration to Foster a Culturally Responsive Classroom
APRIL 7, 3:30 PM
Through this workshop series, educators investigate how to approach an arts integration lesson through a culturally responsive lens. Each session will focus on a different content area and artwork from The Phillips Collection. This session’s topic is Art & Counterstorytelling. Learn More

CONVERSATIONS WITH ARTISTS
Martha Jackson Jarvis
APRIL 8, 6:30 PM
DC-based artist Martha Jackson Jarvis is known for her mixed-media installations that explore aspects of African, African American, and Native American spirituality, ecological concerns, and the role of women in preserving indigenous cultures.

In conversation with Nehemiah Dixon III, the Phillips’s Director of Community Engagement. Learn More

WORKSHOP
Your Inner Doll: Self-Love
APRIL 10, 12 PM
Through a process of self-discovery, the Your Inner Doll workshop will encourage a sense of self-acceptance, affirmation, forgiveness and peace. You will create a doll in your own image and leave with tools to combat negative thoughts influenced by the media’s beauty standards. Learn More

STUDENT WORKSHOP
My Journey: What I Carry With Me
APRIL 11, 10 AM
In this virtual workshop designed for 4th-6th graders, we will explore works by Jacob Lawrence and Benny Andrews, artists who depict historical journeys in American history. Then we will create a portrait project that expresses our personal journeys and values. Students will learn about portraiture and book-making. Learn More

CONVERSATIONS WITH ARTISTS
Robin Rose
APRIL 15, 6:30 PM
Robin Rose creates works in encaustic mixed with pigment and wax using subtle hues to produce his subtle abstractions. He sees his works (called Scriptronics) not only as a means of expression for artists but also as a potential therapeutic tool.

In conversation with Vesela Sretenović, the Phillips’s Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Learn More

FAMILY PROGRAM
Meditation + Art
APRIL 17, 10 AM
Do you enjoy zentangling, color mixing, printmaking, paper folding, assembling, and playing with natural materials? Join meditation teacher Aparna Sadananda and museum educator Donna Jonte for an interactive, intergenerational family workshop series that promotes wellness by integrating mindfulness and art. Learn More

VIRTUAL TEACHER WORKSHOP
Using Arts Integration to Foster a Culturally Responsive Classroom
APRIL 28, 3:30 PM
In this workshop series, each session will focus on a different content area and artwork from The Phillips Collection. Educators will participate in artmaking using common household items and learn practical skills for teaching an arts-integrated lesson, all through a culturally responsive approach. This session will cover Art & Empathy. Learn More

CONVERSATIONS WITH ARTISTS
Eric N. Mack
APRIL 29, 6:30 PM
Mack’s tactile assemblages, created from a dynamic combination of used textiles, worn clothes, moving blankets and torn rags, alongside photographs and pull outs from books and magazines, extend and transform the notion of painting.

In conversation with Jessica Gatlin, Assistant Professor, Print and Extended Media, University of Maryland. Learn More