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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.  

  • March 9
    March 9

    Members-only | Tea with the Curator

    10:00 - 10:45 am | Online Program

    Join Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Kirsty Buchanan, for a cup of tea as she shares stories about artwork from the Museum’s collection or special exhibitions.
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  • March 18
    March 18

    Art at Home: Line & Arc Mobiles

    5:30 - 6:30 pm | Zoom Workshop

    Join Rockwell Educators Amy Ruza and Kate Swanson for an online, social, guided art event inspired by Elaine K. Ng's Antigravity installation.
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  • March 25
    March 25

    Livestream Environments Examined Lecture | Revolt

    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Ortiz’s epic retelling of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt unfolds bit by bit, illustrating past and present-day social issues. The conversation and showroom tour will explore Ortiz’s work, creative process, and innovative artistic style.
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  • March 31
    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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  • April 1
    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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  • April 9
    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 22
    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 a work of art from The Rockwell's collection or special exhibition and then teaches you how to make a delicious cocktail inspired by the artwork.
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  • April 29
    April 29

    Livestream Environments Examined Lecture | Forces of Nature: A Conversation with Nora Atkinson and Emily Zilber

    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Take a deep dive into Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020. The exhibition focuses on four artists whose creative engagement with the natural world allows us to explore what it means to be human.
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  • May 6
    May 6

    Livestream | Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Growing A Seed

    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 “Growing A Seed.”
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  • May 25
    May 25

    Members-only | Tea with the Curator

    10:00 - 10:45 am | Online Program

    Join Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Kirsty Buchanan, for a cup of tea as she shares stories about artwork from the Museum’s collection or special exhibitions.
    Learn More