Inspired by the centennial of women’s suffrage in the United States, The Rockwell Museum is proud to announce our 2020 theme, ADVANCING WOMEN.

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 9

    Meet Me at the Museum

    1:30 - 3 p.m. | Register by calling 800.272.3900

    This monthly, interactive tour series is designed specifically for persons with dementia and their care partners, using art and conversation as a catalyst for meaningful connections.

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  • March 17

    What it Means to be Free: The Woman’s Revolution in American Entertainment

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Drawing upon objects in the Smithsonian Institution’s collection, Dwandalyn R. Reece will explore how female entertainers of the late 60s and 70s laid the groundwork for contemporary discussions about female empowerment, social liberation and women’s rights. 

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  • April 2

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Rhythms of the Natural World

    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 15

    Women in Philanthropy: From Isabella Graham to Isabella Stewart Gardner

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Join Dr. Amanda B. Moniz as she traces of the history of women in philanthropy in the United States from early national era’s Isabella Graham to the Gilded Age’s Isabella Stewart Gardner.

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  • May 7

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Who Takes Care of Me?*

    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. *This Story Hour will include a special hands-on project and take place at the Art Lab (36 E. Market Street)

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  • May 11

    Meet Me at the Museum

    1:30 - 3 p.m. | Register by calling 800.272.3900

    This monthly, interactive tour series is designed specifically for persons with dementia and their care partners, using art and conversation as a catalyst for meaningful connections.

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  • May 15

    Kara Walker and History’s Shadows

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Sarah Newman, PhD, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, takes a focused look at Walker’s series of prints on the Civil War. 

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