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Riveting Related Programs

Join us for the following in-person 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!

Guided Tour: Riveting: Women Artists from the Sara M. and Michelle Vance Waddell Collection

Dates: Thursdays: June 27 and July 25 from 6–7 p.m. and Saturday, August 10, from 1-2 p.m.
Cost: Free for museum members; included in price of general admission 
Location: Special Exhibition

Explore the newest Special Exhibition, Riveting: Women Artists from the Sara M. and Michelle Vance Waddell Collection, through one of our guided tours. Led by the DAI Education team, this interactive program offers a chance for all audiences to dive into the main topics and conversations surrounding this exhibition. Tickets can be registered online or in-person the day of the program

Experience the Exhibition: Riveting Metal Works

Dates: Saturdays, June 22 and August 24, from 1–4 p.m.
Cost: $35 for museum members; $45 for non-members

Make a metal sculpture that is absolutely riveting! Learn the process of hand riveting metal sheets together to create colorful expressions in anodized aluminum and metal wire working. Cut, bend and form your way to fun!

Each month is an in-depth study of an object, art movement, and/or the artistic techniques and processes featured in the collection galleries OR Special Exhibitions. Experience a hands-on immersive art history lesson with the tools and tricks of the trade! Each session features an in-gallery examination of an artwork, followed by an in-studio art project. Ages 16 and up. Note: The materials used in this workshop will be messy in nature and have the potential to stain clothing. It is recommended to dress for the mess!

Create with a Creator

Date: Sunday, August 25, from 1–4 p.m.
Cost: $100 for members, $125 for non-members

Learn from Heather Jones, one of the artists featured in Special Exhibition: Riveting: Women Artists from the Sara M. and Michelle Vance Waddell Collection, on how to harness the power of color, shape and line to create your own narrative story through geometric painted paper collage! With emphasis on design and composition found in American patchwork and quilting, Heather will guide you to discover how geometric abstraction connects to numerous art forms throughout history. Come prepared to get messy! Experimentation and collaboration are strongly encouraged!

Humaira Abid (Pakistani, active in America), TEMPTING EYES XVI (with ornament), 2021, Carved and stained Pine wood, pigments on handmade wasli paper, tru-vu museum acrylic, 15” x 9 “x 4 ½”. Courtesy Sara M. and Michelle Vance Waddell Collection

 

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