Artist Talk: Tuesday, February 4 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Gallery Activity: Saturday, February 8 at 10am
“Urban Conversations: Art, Culture, Language, and Signs,” a lecture and discussion with artist/photographer Camille Clifton
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) hosts “Urban Conversations: Art, Culture, Language, and Signs,” a lecture and discussion with artist/photographer Camille Clifton (aka the Girl from Nowhere) on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at CHAW, 545 7th Street, SE. The lecture is in conjunction with the CHAW gallery exhibit “Urban Eyes, A Photography Exhibition by the Girl from Nowhere” and is free and open to all. Free but call to reserve your space at (202) 547-6839
Family-friendly Gallery Activities with Artist/Photographer Camille Clifton
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Activities beginning at 10:00am.
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) hosts family friendly gallery activities with artist/photographer Camille Clifton (aka the Girl from Nowhere) on Saturday, February 8, 2014 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at CHAW, 545 7th Street, SE. The activities are in conjunction with the CHAW gallery exhibit “Urban Eyes, A Photography Exhibition by the Girl from Nowhere” and include:
Pre-K 10:00-10:45 a.m. What do you See & Feel?
Kids explore the works on show with tools (flash cards + games) to identify signs, colors, shapes and moods.
Grades K-2 11:00-11:45 a.m. What do you Find & Discover?
Kids discover the works on show by comparing & sharing their thoughts/observations on their findings with tools (critical thinking + games).
Grades 3-5 11:50 a.m. -12:35 p.m. Can you Create & Wonder?
Kids examine the works on show to create or re-create from a piece and learn to wonder about how a photograph stimulates the five senses.
Since 1972, the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) has provided arts education to thousands of children and adults in the Washington region, especially from the greater Capitol Hill area. Through classes, performances, and exhibitions in visual and performing arts, CHAW brings together diverse segments of the population to connect through the transforming power of creativity. CHAW offers a tuition assistance program and flexible payment plans. CHAW is funded in part by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. CHAW was a featured charity in the 2010-2011 Catalogue for Philanthropy, the winner of 2012 Best in the City awards for “arts classes for kids” and “arts classes” in The Washington Post Express, and the 2013 Hilly Award for Best Nonprofit.
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