Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum continues to enrich its contemporary art collection with significant works in painting, photography, video, installation, and mixed media; with particular emphasis on the late-20th century. The outdoor sculpture garden features modern works in bronze, stone, and steel.

The ARTLAB Plus at Hirshorn offers hands-on workshops with a variety of activities and topics such as in-gallery creative thinking, photography, spoken word, animation workshops, drawing games, production techniques, and video concepts. See online to learn more about workshop opportunities by appointment.

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Hrs: Daily 10AM-5:30PM.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

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Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum continues to enrich its contemporary art collection with significant works in painting, photography, video, installation, and mixed media; with particular emphasis on the late-20th century. The outdoor sculpture garden features modern works in bronze, stone, and steel.

The ARTLAB Plus at Hirshorn offers hands-on workshops with a variety of activities and topics such as in-gallery creative thinking, photography, spoken word, animation workshops, drawing games, production techniques, and video concepts. See online to learn more about workshop opportunities by appointment.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 10AM-5:30PM.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum continues to enrich its contemporary art collection with significant works in painting, photography, video, installation, and mixed media; with particular emphasis on the late-20th century. The outdoor sculpture garden features modern works in bronze, stone, and steel.

The ARTLAB Plus at Hirshorn offers hands-on workshops with a variety of activities and topics such as in-gallery creative thinking, photography, spoken word, animation workshops, drawing games, production techniques, and video concepts. See online to learn more about workshop opportunities by appointment.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 10AM-5:30PM.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum continues to enrich its contemporary art collection with significant works in painting, photography, video, installation, and mixed media; with particular emphasis on the late-20th century. The outdoor sculpture garden features modern works in bronze, stone, and steel.

The ARTLAB Plus at Hirshorn offers hands-on workshops with a variety of activities and topics such as in-gallery creative thinking, photography, spoken word, animation workshops, drawing games, production techniques, and video concepts. See online to learn more about workshop opportunities by appointment.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 10AM-5:30PM.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

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