Berlin Wall - Express Yourself

Newseum

November 8, 2009

11am - 5pm

555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20006

Talk and Draw - The New York Times'Ochs-Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Washington artist Tim Conlon will be on hand for a talk-and-draw demonstration of graffiti styles and techniques and discuss how graffiti has been used as a form of protest. Conlon - whose work has been featured in museums and galleries across the country - will also discuss the artists who risked their lives to paint the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.

Express Yourself - Annenberg Theater Lobby, Level 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exercise your freedom of expression by painting your own message on the Newseum's re-creation of the Berlin Wall.

Hands-On - Learning Center, Concourse Level, Noon, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Try your hand at being a graffiti artist and learn techniques from Tim Conlon. Space is limited to 35 visitors per session. Tickets are available at the information desk on a first-come, first-served basis.

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