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Events

We use art to educate and entertain people of all ages and interests. From lectures by leading scholars to arts education for children and their parents, our programs are recognized for being innovative and thought-provoking. Sign up for our e-newsletter to be the first to know about additions to the calendar! 

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  • March 18

    Rockwell Ambassador-Only | Antigravity: Rachel Hellman

    5:30 - 7:00 p.m. | Proof of vaccination required

    As the 2022 Antigravity artist, Rachel Hellmann will transform the Museum’s rotunda with a site-specific installation. Rockwell Ambassadors are invited to meet Hellman and be one of the first to experience this new, year-long installation.

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  • March 23

    Livestream Spark! Lecture | Laurie Anderson: The Weather at the Hirshhorn

    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Register to receive link

    Explore the potential for new media to inspire innovation in artistic expression with a behind-the-scenes virtual tour of Laurie Anderson's exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

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  • March 31

    Members-Only | Happy Hour with the Director

    5:30 - 6:15 pm | Members-only

    Join Executive Director, Brian Lee Whisenhunt, as he discusses a work of art from the Museum’s collection and teaches you how to make a delicious cocktail inspired by the artwork’s subject, spirit or history.

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  • April 7

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Trees

    10 – 11 a.m. | Free and open to preschool-age children and their caregivers. No registration required.

    Explore and socialize with games and activities, connecting little ones to authentic arts experiences through storytime and un-plugged play.

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  • April 21

    Livestream Spark! Lecture | Art Meets Technology at the World’s Fair

    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Register to receive link

    Comparing selected fairs from the 20th century, Dr. Arthur Molella explores how world’s fairs both mirrored and shaped society’s cultural values.

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  • May 3

    An Evening with Margot Lee Shetterly | Hidden Figures – The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

    7 - 8:30 p.m. | Tickets on sale starting March 14

    In this keynote, Margot Lee Shetterly talks about race, gender, science, the history of technology, and much else. She shows us the surprising ways that women and people of color have contributed to American innovation while pursuing the American Dream.

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  • May 5

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Use Your Senses!

    10 – 11 a.m. | Free and open to preschool-age children and their caregivers. No registration required.

    Explore and socialize with games and activities, connecting little ones to authentic arts experiences through storytime and un-plugged play.

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    May 11

    Out & About with the Memory Maker Project

    1:30 - 3 p.m. | Register to receive link

    Join The Rockwell Museum and Memory Maker Project on Zoom to view and chat about artwork from the Rockwell collection.

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