Freer | Sackler

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery together form the Freer|Sackler, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art. Both are physically connected by an underground passageway and hold in trust the nation’s extraordinary collections of Asian art and of American art of the late nineteenth-century aesthetic movement.  Our mission is to encourage enjoyment and understanding of the arts of Asia and the cultures that produced them. We use works of art to inspire study and provoke thought. View more information on their Member Feature Pag

 

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Winter Lottery

This event will be available for registration in the Winter Lottery opening on December 3rd

Exploring the Arts of Asia
Presented by: Freer|Sackler

What can we learn about diverse cultures by looking at the arts of Asia? Take a tour of Asian art to discover cultural values that shape different forms of expression. Examine ancient objects to contemporary masterpieces, such as Chinese bronzes, Japanese scrolls, and Korean ceramics to sculpture from India and metalwork from Iran.
Date: 1/31/19, 2/11/19, 2/15/19, 3/5/19, 3/7/19, 3/19/19, 3/22/19
Time: 10:15 AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: Freer|Sackler, 1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film
Curriculum Connections: DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: K - 12th
Ticket capacity: 45 per date.

Supplementary Materials: Pre-Visit; Post-Visit 

  for Exploring the Arts of Asia


Spring Lottery 

This event will be available for registration in the Spring Lottery opening on March 4th

Exploring the Arts of Imperial China
Presented by: Freer|Sackler

Explore the lives of four imperial women in the special exhibition Empresses of China’s Forbidden City, 1644-1912. Nearly 200 objects from the Palace Museum in Beijing, China tell the stories of how these women influenced politics, family life, art, and religion. Examine clothing, paintings, jewelry, and more. Then, work with a teaching artist to create a work of art to take home.
Date: 4/12/19, 4/29/19, 4/30/19, 5/2/19, 5/13/19, 5/14/19, 5/16/19, 5/30/19, 6/11/19, 6/14/19
Time: 10:15 AM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film
Curriculum Connections: DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 3rd - 12th
Ticket capacity: 30 per date

Supplementary Materials: Pre-Visit; Post-Visit 

 for Exploring the Arts Imperial China

 


Previous Lotteries 

Exploring the Arts of Japan
Presented by: Freer|Sackler

Explore the arts of Japan in a variety of media including photographs and woodblock prints. Examine urban scenes and natural landscapes that define a sense of place and document the challenges of modernity for the people of Japan in the Japan Modern special exhibitions. Then, work with an artist to create a print of a nature or urban landscape to take home. 
Date: 10/16/18, 10/18/18, 10/29/18, 11/8/18, 11/20/18, 12/7/18, 12/10/18, 12/21/18, 1/11/19, 1/14/19
Time: 10:15AM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location: Freer|Sackler, 1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film
Curriculum Connections: DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 3rd - 5th
Ticket capacity: 30 per date 

Supplementary Materials: Pre-Visit; Post-Visit

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