HAP­PEN­ING AT THE O KE­EFFE

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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

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