Events

Objects from the Studio: The Sculptor’s Process 

The Kreeger Museum
2401 Foxhall Road NW, Washington DC, 20007
Saturday, September 18, 2021
12:15 – 1:45pm
Registration limited to 25 participants.  

A Special Invitation to Washington Sculptors Group Members:

Helen Chason, Director of the Kreeger Museum, Washington DC, and WSG Advisory Board Member, has graciously extended the exhibition Objects from the Studio: The Sculptor’s Process to provide WSG Members the opportunity to experience a special access viewing of the exhibition, the museum, and the Sculpture Garden. 

The program will begin promptly at 12:15pm and the interior portion of the tour will conclude at 1:45pm. Members can explore the grounds independently from 1:45 on. 

Download the Exhibition Guide (PDF)

This exhibition brings together maquettes, sketches, and other objects from sculptors’ studios to explore how outdoor sculptures are made, focusing on works from The Kreeger Museum’s Sculpture Garden. The show offers insight into the artistic process, from preliminary drawings to handcrafted models. Artists include Kendall Buster, Richard Deutsch, John L. Dreyfuss, Carol Brown Goldberg, Dalya Luttwak, and Foon Sham.

Curated by Danielle O’Steen, Ph.D.

Foon Sham, Sketch C for Revolve, 2008, Pencil on tracing paper

To Register, read the Museum Visitor Guidelines below:

  • All group members will be asked to show proof of vaccination (digital or paper certificate) and to wear masks when they are inside the building.
  • Doors will open at 12:15. Everyone must exit the building by 1:45.  All are welcome to remain on the grounds after they leave the building
  • Please know that parking in our lot is limited.

COVID Safety Information

We follow DC Health safety procedures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of our visitors and staff. Our staff are fully vaccinated, and we ask that all our visitors be fully vaccinated as well. Read more about the museum’s reopening guidelines.

REGISTER FOR THE SHOW


Becoming a Professional in the Art World: Best Practices for Preparing Your Submissions

When:  Monday, June21, 2021 at 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Where:  Zoom
Registration information:   https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMscuCgrDMpHtOsIlZMiAaYa1F-Y42-sfTQ

Hosts: Annie Farrar, Joan Weber and Eric Celarier

Speaker:  STEVE WANNA, Exhibitions Chair, Washington Sculptors Group

While it’s nearly impossible to predict the outcome of juried competitions, it’s not difficult to understand that a well-crafted application at least stands a better chance than one that is put together poorly. This workshop will cover some best practices for approaching submissions, including organizing deadlines, paying attention to pertinent details, preparing written materials and images according to required specifications, etc. Getting a handle on these details will help ensure you stay on top of all the opportunities that come up and that you always present your work in the best possible light.


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