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June 2019

FAMILY DAY: Capturing Color  

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Capturing Color   Saturday, June 8 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Included with admission; free for members Join us for a special Family Day which will start with the unveiling of a new mural in our Children’s Studio by SHINE mural artist Cecilia Lueza! Meet the artist at 10:30 a.m. and hear a little about her work. Afterward we will journey through the galleries to search for colors on the color wheel. Can you find primary and secondary hues? Visit our children’s studio…

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$10 TUESDAY: Gallery Sketching

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sketching in the Galleries  Tuesday, June 11 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Included with admission; free for members Explore what’s on view at the museum and sketch works of art with instructor Douglas Land. Learn how to begin a composition, practice shading, and hone other drawing techniques. You provide the creativity and we’ll provide the supplies. Open to artists of all ages and abilities. 

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June 15 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

TO BE RESCHEDULED This lecture will be reschedule for a later date to be determined. Please contact education@thejamesmuseum.org with questions. We apologize for the inconvenience. Landscape, Cosmology, and Astronomy in Native American Cultures June 15 1:30-4 p.m. Individual workshops: $40; $35 for members Celestial observations played a key role in the development of cosmologies, calendar systems, architectural planning, and site layout among indigenous cultures throughout the Americas. This series focuses on how sky watching traditions have impacted Native American peoples…

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Father’s Day at The James

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Father's Day Sunday, June 16 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. We are treating dads to a day at the museum! Dads get free admission with the purchase of one other admission ticket all day on Father's Day.

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$10 TUESDAY: Children’s Open Studio

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Children’s Open Studio  Tuesday, June 18 4-7:30 p.m.  Included with admission; free for members Join us this summer for drop-in art making in the studio! Open studio is a space for children to experiment and play with an array of art mediums. Each week will introduce new themes while incorporating art techniques that engage curiosity and paths to discovery. Best for ages 7-12; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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$10 TUESDAY: Teen Open Studio

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Teen Open Studio Tuesday, June 18 4-7:30 p.m. Included with admission; free for members Join your friends for TOS this summer. Open studio nights give teens the opportunity to explore art mediums and processes in a safe, creative environment. This is not an art workshop but rather a place to explore and experiment with a variety of art materials. Bring your friends and work collaboratively or bring an artwork in progress and let your creative juices flow. Either way, this…

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$10 TUESDAY: Live Music

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Passerine  Tuesday, June 18 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Included with admission; free for members With inventive vocal harmonies and song-writing supported by the sounds of acoustic strings, Passerine offers a fresh take on traditional folk and bluegrass music as well as a repertoire of original songs that range from sweet ballads to the edgier side of contemporary Americana. Seating is limited.

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June 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Wife of Moon, by Margaret Coel  Thursday, June 20 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Included with admission; free for members Two murders – a century apart – are linked to photographs Edward Curtis took of Arapaho Indians in 1907. The author imagines Curtis left in a rush after inadvertently capturing on film the murder of a chief’s daughter. Although Curtis never printed the photos, it looks like someone else did, with terrible consequences. The mystery is set on Wyoming’s Wind…

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$10 TUESDAY: Movie

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jubal (1956)  Tuesday, June 25 6 p.m.  Included with admission; free for members Jubal features a trio of exceptional performances by Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, and Rod Steiger. In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, Ford is an honorable itinerant cattleman, befriended and hired by Borgnine’s bighearted ranch owner. When Ford attracts the attention of the owner’s bored wife (Valerie French) and is entrusted with a foreman’s responsibilities, his presence starts to rankle a shifty fellow cowhand, played by…

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June 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Humor of Mark Twain: Shaped by the West  Wednesday, June 26 1:30-3 p.m.  $20; $10 for members  America's beloved humorist Mark Twain was, ironically, not often a man of good humor. His wit as writer and public speaker drew a worldwide audience, and he became a friend to presidents, artists, and industrialists, and European royalty even as he hurled wicked comments against anyone whose views and actions he found offensive. Join educator Joy Katzen-Guthrie for a look at how…

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