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Slow Art Day

Crystal Bridges is joining museums around the world in celebration of Slow Art Day! This annual event, dedicated to slowing down, reflecting, and finding the joy in art, will feature special in-gallery activities designed to keep you focused on the art for 10 to 15 minutesㅡor longer! Come ready to spend quality time in the galleries with artworks from our permanent collection and celebrate the joy of looking together. Great for all ages!

Free, no registration required.

 

Program Guide

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Slow Art Stops

Time: 11am-5pm

Get ready to spend some quality time in the galleries with the art! Throughout the day, engage with a Gallery Guide at one of our Slow ARt Stops, where activities, conversation, and slow looking will be paired with a work of art, designed to keep you focused on the art for 10 to 15 minutesㅡor longer!

 

  • 11:00am-1:00pm, The Gems of Brazil, Heade
  • 11:00am-1:00pm, Au Cafe, Stanton MacDonald Wright
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm, Untitled, Joan Mitchell
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm, Winter Scene in Brooklyn
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm, Kindred Spirits
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm, Tom Uttech

 

Singing Bowls with Kelsi Zahl

10-11am

Location: Modern Gallery

 

Cello and Harp Performance with Devanee Williams and Christian Serrano Torres

Time: 3 to 5pm

Location: Modern Gallery

 

Stop Motion with Artist Stephen Paul Judd

Time: 11-3pm

Location: Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

 

Haikus

Spend some time with Louise Bourgeois’s artwork composing a haiku

Time: 10-5pm

Location: Museum Courtyard

*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Modern Gallery

 

Slow Painting Demonstration with Matt Miller

Time: 10-5pm

Relax and watch local artists Matt Miller as he creates an original, large scale painting throughout the entire Slow Art Day!

Location: Bellows and Cassatt

 

Artmaking: Round Paintings

Time: 10-5pm

Inspired by some of our Permanent Collection artists such as Kenneth Noland, Alma Thomas, and Frederick Eversley, Create a circular work of art using tempera paint sticks

Location: Bellows and Cassatt

 

Gong Ripples with Rachel Ackerman

Time: 11-11:30, 1:30-2pm , 3-3:30pm

Location: Walker Landing

*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Modern Gallery

 

Meditation and Yoga with Lindsay White

Time: 12-1pm,  2-3pm, 4-5pm

*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Lower Lobby

 

Meditation and Yoga with Anna Peterson

Time: 11am-12pm, 1-2pm, 3-4pm

 

Plein Air Cloud Paintings

Time: 10-5pm

*Note: In case of inclement weather, this activity will be cancelled

 

Artmaking: Buddha boards

Time: 10-5pm

Location: Walker Landing

*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Lower Lobby

Date:
April 6, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue:
Museum Wide
Phone:
479-657-2335