HAPPENING AT THE O KEEFFE
1Monday, June 1, 9–10 AM Breakfast with O’Keeffe Georgia and Geology The geology of Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch fascinated Georgia O’Keeffe. Join local geologist Kirt Kempter for this illustrated talk about the region’s intriguing landscape and the story behind it Museum Education Annex, 123 Grant Avenue $15, includes Museum Admission; Members, Free.
2Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 6 PM Workshop: How to Speak Abstraction in Three Easy Lessons What is abstract art? Join Curator Carolyn Kastner to learn how to talk about abstraction in this three-part series exploring how artists from Monet to O’Keeffe embraced the freedom of abstraction in line, color, and composition. Museum Education Annex, 123 Grant Avenue $30 for the series; Members, $10. Georgia O’Keeffe, Black Lines, 1916. Watercolor on paper, 24½ x 18½ in. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Gift of The Burnett Foundation. © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.
5Friday, June 5 Art Activities in the Galleries 4:30–6:30 PM Music in the Courtyard 5–7 PM Join us for music in the courtyard and art activities in the galleries the first Friday of every month Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, 217 Johnson Street Free with Museum admission No reservation required
6Saturday, June 6, 12–5 PM Special Event Johnson St. Experience Discover Johnson Street! The O’Keeffe and its neighbors host a block party, with entertainment, art making, food and wine tastings, and much more. Refreshments and art making in the Museum courtyard.
1OWednesday, June 10, 6 PM Conversation: “Words Ruin”: The Letters of Georgia O’Keeffe In her lifetime, Georgia O’Keeffe wrote hundreds of letters, pages that traveled across the country and around the world. Her relationship with Alfred Stieglitz was born on the page. In “Words Ruin,” Jennifer Sinor, a professor of creative writing and a Research Center Fellow, considers the legacy of O’Keeffe’s correspondence Museum Education Annex, 123 Grant Avenue $5; Members, Free