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Art for the ages: Education & Engagement

Join us for the following in-person and online programs related to the special exhibition. For programs requiring advance registration, you may register online or call Guest Services, at 937-223-4278, during regular museum hours. Be sure to also explore the downloadable interactives. Check back often for updates and new information!

ONLINE & IN-PERSON PROGRAMS

Curatorial Conversations: Mistaken, Forgotten, Revived: A Painting’s Journey

Date: Saturday, August 13, 1:30-2:30 p.m. (In Person)
Cost: The in-person session is free to members and included in museum general admission for non-members. Space is limited and advance registration is required.

How can a painting be lost? What does it take for it to return home? Discover the surprising backstory of Sea, Cranes and Peaches, the monumental Korean screen painting on view in Art for the Ages: Conservation at DAI. Dr. Peter L. Doebler, Kettering Curator of Asian Art, will discuss how the painting came to the museum in 1941, was progressively marginalized, and only recently received new life through fresh research and extensive conservation.

Community Studio Workshop: Kintsugi and the Art of Repair

Date: Thursday, August 25, 4:30-6 p.m.
Location: Yeck Education Center
Cost: $7 members; $15 non-members
Advance registration required; limit 20 participants

Roll up your sleeves and join us for these hands-on ceramic workshops centered around Kintsugi, the art of repairing broken pottery. Participants will learn how to holistically approach damage as part of the lifespan of objects and celebrate their repair. Facilitated through a wellness lens, these workshops may interest potters, artists or creatives attentive to well-being.

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