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September 2020

Lunch & Learn: Fiber/Textiles 

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Grab your favorite lunch and join us to see where process and concept collide in contemporary fiber and textile art.  

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Invisible Labor, Essential Work

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Invisible Labor Art Lab at William King Museum of Art

In this Zoom lecture, Dir. of Higher Education, Laken Bridges, will discuss her own work in visual arts. Bridges’ studio practice includes drawing, printmaking, and installation, with works ranging from 12 inches to 12 feet. Her research examines labor and social class with an emphasis on domestic and manual work. Guests are encouraged to join Bridges in considering who and what society values, and how art can start difficult conversations. Invisible Labor, Essential Work with Laken Bridges Sunday, September 20…

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October 2020

Lunch & Learn: Language and Art 

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

“Protect me from what I want”...”Your body is a battleground”...”If I can’t have love, I’ll take sunshine.” Learn about about art featuring this and other text in this survey of text-focused art.   

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November 2020

Lunch & Learn: Women in Art 

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

The canon of Western Art History remains male dominated. Even today, artists who are female face challenges of respect and representation. Learn about female artists who are pushing boundaries.  

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December 2020

Lunch & Learn: Ugly, Uncomfortable: The Other Kind of Art 

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Art has the power to engage, inspire, and transform. But art is not always pleasant, beautiful, or resolved. Art can sadden, shock, or disgust. Join us to learn about artists who have pushed themselves and their art to the limits for the sake of challenging societal rules, exploring the psyche, or affecting change.

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