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Art AfterWords: Carmen Maria Machado & Riva Lehrer

A Book Discussion

2022-08-09 17:30:00 2022-08-09 19:00:00 America/New_York Art AfterWords: Carmen Maria Machado & Riva Lehrer Virtual Program -

Tuesday, August 09
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-09 17:30:00 2022-08-09 19:00:00 America/New_York Art AfterWords: Carmen Maria Machado & Riva Lehrer The National Portrait Gallery, the DC Public Library, and our special guests writer Carmen Maria Machado and artist Riva Lehrer invite you to a virtual conversation about intimacy and isolation. Virtual Program -

The National Portrait Gallery, the DC Public Library, and our special guests writer Carmen Maria Machado and artist Riva Lehrer invite you to a virtual conversation about intimacy and isolation.

Analyze a portrait now on view by Riva Lehrer featured in the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition and discuss the related book “In the Dream House” by Carmen Maria Machado.

Please click here to register.

Participants are encouraged to learn more about the exhibition before the event: Exhibit information

DC Public Library Cardholders! You can access “In the Dream House” here to read in advance.

The Zoom link for the writing hour will be emailed to registered participants 12-24 hours in advance of the program. The email will come from Eventbrite. Please only register for yourself. We will only be allowing participants into the meeting if their name (and email address) is on the registration list. The Portrait Gallery strives to provide programs that are accessible to all visitors. If you have questions about the accessibility of this program, or if you would like to request real-time captioning (CART), sign language interpretation, or any other accommodations, please contact Vanessa Jones at jonesve@si.edu. Two weeks advance notice is appreciated for requesting accommodations.

In order to register and participate in this program, you must be 18 or older, or be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Image Credits: Risk Picture: Achy Obejas. Charcoal, paper, thread, glass, fluorite, wire, and other media, 2020. Lent by the artist and Zolla Lieberman Gallery.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Club |

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