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Past 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.  

  • April 22

    Members-Only | Happy Hour with the Director

    5:30 – 6:15 pm | Online Program

    Join Brian Lee Whisenhunt for a virtual happy hour as he discusses “Carry it Forward” by Melanie Yazzie and then teaches you how to make a delicious cocktail inspired by the artwork.

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  • April 20

    Art at Home: Steatite Carving for Beginners

    Sold Out: Two-part workshop, April 20 (6 – 7:30 p.m.) and May 4 (6 – 7 p.m.) | Zoom workshop

    Join artist Hayden Haynes (Onödowa’ga:’ – Deer Clan) for an introduction to soapstone carving.

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  • April 9

    Concert On Your Couch featuring The Ladles

    7 – 8 p.m. | Livestream

    Join us for an engaging evening of live music featuring The Ladles.

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  • April 1

    Livestream | Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Bad Day/Good Day

    10 – 11 a.m. | Facebook Live

    Each month, Children’s Librarian Sue McConnell reads beloved stories thematically linked to The Rockwell’s art collection. This month, hear a story then explore Museum From Home for activities related to the theme “Bad Day/Good Day.”

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  • March 31

    Smithsonian Affiliations Virtual Scholar Talks | Women Artists Respond to Place

    5 – 6 p.m. | Free and open to the public | Register to receive link

    In connection with The Rockwell’s annual theme of Environments Examined, Fleming and Trautmann will explore the significance of landscapes, places, and narratives of all kinds, using works of contemporary women artists in Smithsonian collections.

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