Caitlin Teal Price in conversation with John Pilson at the National Gallery of Art
Moderated by Lily Siegel, executive director and curator, Greater Reston Arts Center
October 7, 2pm
More information here. In conjunction with Green is the Secret Color to Make Gold. Free and open to the public.

Creative Response
Join the Greater Reston Arts Center one Thursday of each month to hear an expert in their field respond to the work on view in the gallery. The short presentation will be followed by open conversation. Presenters may include poets, dancers, writers, musicians, visual artists, and more. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public. See archive of prior Creative Responses and other talks here.

October 11, 7pm: M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska is Assistant Professor of History at American University, where she is also Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Public History. Her first book, History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2017, and she is currently researching and writing on time capsules in the twentieth century, including artist time capsules created in the 1970s by Andy Warhol the collective Ant Farm, and others. She is also active in DC’s local history community, serving on the planning committee for the 45th annual DC History Conference, and for American University’s Humanities Truck.

November 8, 7pm: Shannon Brogdon-Grantham

Shannon A. Brogdon-Grantham is the Photograph and Paper Conservator at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI). She obtained her M.S. from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation where she specialized in photograph conservation with minor concentrations in paper and preventive conservation. She holds a B.A. in art from Spelman College. Shannon is active in her professional organizations and is a member of the American Institute for Conservation and the Vice President of the Washington Conservation Guild.

In Their Own Words: artist talk with Caitlin Teal Price
November 10, 3–5pm
Free and open to the public

Insights: Dorothy Moss
November 17, 3pm
Curator of Painting and Sculpture and Curator of Performance Art at the National Portrait Gallery
Free and open to the public

Opening reception: Mary B. Howard Invitational: STRETCH
December 15, 5–7pm

Free and open to the public

Monster Drawing Rally
December 1, 15pm
Free and open to the public. More information here

In Their Own Words: STRETCH artist panel discussion
January 26, 3–5pm

In Their Own Words: STRETCH curator’s talk
February 9, 3–5pm