Friday, September 25
American Art Museum curator Kate Bonansinga will moderate a roundtable discussion with artists Christyl Boger, Mark Newport, Mary Van Cline, and Sunkoo Yuh on their current exhibit, Staged Stories: Renwick Craft Invitational 2009. They’ll discuss their methodologies—which includes incorporating theatrics into traditional mediums such as ceramics, glass, and fiber—and favorite works in the McEvoy Auditorium starting at 6.
Saturday, September 26
George C. Stoney documentaries take over the National Gallery of Art today starting at 2:30. Catch A Reunion of All My Babies, which tracks down people delivered by the same southern midwife; the model as muse in Flesh in Ecstasy; and the story behind “The Man of Aran” in How the Myth Was Made.
Learn Turkish dance, get a henna tattoo, and play classic lawn games at Takoma Park’s first-ever Play Day. Events go from 11 to 1 at Heffner Park (42 Oswego Ave.), and families are encouraged to attend. From 10 to noon, kids can explore fire, trash, dump trucks, and other public vehicles.
Sunday, September 27
The Washington Ballet Studio (3515 Wisconsin Ave., NW) is hosting its open house. This family-friendly event features arts and crafts, open-to-the-public dance rehearsals, and the opportunity to peruse the company’s unique Sugar Plum Shoppe. 1 to 5. Call 202-362-3606 for more information.
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