Posted by on 04/04/2019

When:
04/06/2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2019-04-06T10:00:00-05:00
2019-04-06T17:00:00-05:00
Where:
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Contact:
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Crystal Bridges is joining museums around the world in celebration of Slow Art Day! This annual event, dedicated to slowing down, reflecting, and finding the joy in art, will feature special in-gallery activities designed to keep you focused on the art for 10 to 15 minutesㅡor longer! Come ready to spend quality time in the galleries with artworks from our permanent collection and celebrate the joy of looking together. Great for all ages!

FREE, no registration required.

Here’s what to expect at Slow Art Day:

✨ Slow Art Stops ✨
11 am to 5 pm
Get ready to spend some quality time in the galleries with the art! Throughout the day, engage with a Gallery Guide at one of our Slow ARt Stops, where activities, conversation, and slow looking will be paired with a work of art, designed to keep you focused on the art for 10 to 15 minutesㅡor longer!

11 am to 1 pm, “The Gems of Brazil,” Martin Johnson Heade
11 am to 1 pm, “Au Cafe,” Stanton MacDonald Wright
1 to 3 pm, “Untitled,” Joan Mitchell
1 to 3 pm, “Winter Scene in Brooklyn,” Francis Guy
1 to 3 pm, “Kindred Spirits,” Asher Brown Durand
3 to 5 pm, “Enassamishhinjijweian,” Tom Uttech

✨ Singing Bowls with Kelsi Zahl ✨
10 to 11 am
Location: Modern Gallery

✨ Cello and Harp Performance with Devanee Williams and Christian Serrano Torres ✨
3 to 5 pm
Location: Modern Gallery

✨ Stop Motion with Artist Stephen Paul Judd✨
11 to 3 pm
Location: Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

✨ Haikus✨
Spend some time with Louise Bourgeois’s artwork composing a haiku
10 am to 5 pm
Location: Museum Courtyard
*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Modern Gallery

✨ Slow Painting Demonstration with Matt Miller ✨
10 am to 5 pm
Relax and watch local artists Matt Miller as he creates an original, large scale painting throughout the entire Slow Art Day!
Location: Bellows and Cassatt

✨ Artmaking: Round Paintings ✨
10 am to 5 pm
Inspired by some of our Permanent Collection artists such as Kenneth Noland, Alma Thomas, and Frederick Eversley, Create a circular work of art using tempera paint sticks
Location: Bellows and Cassatt

✨ Gong Ripples with Rachel Ackerman✨
11 to 11:30 am, 1:30 to 2 pm , 3 to 3:30 pm
Location: Walker Landing
*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Modern Gallery

✨ Meditation and Yoga with Lindsay White✨
Noon to 1 pm, 2 to 3 pm, 4 to 5 pm
*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Lower Lobby

✨ Meditation and Yoga with Anna Peterson ✨
11 am to noon, 1 to 2 pm, 3 to 4 pm

✨ Plein Air Cloud Paintings ✨
10 am to 5 pm
*Note: In case of inclement weather, this activity will be cancelled

✨ Artmaking: Buddha Boards✨
10 am to 5 pm
Location: Walker Landing
*Note: in case of inclement weather, this activity will be moved to the Lower Lobby

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