|The Human Touch
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection
Red Pants II, 1999
etching and hand color
Touch exhibition is a collection of works that focus on the human
figure. This exhibition introduces new ways of thinking about who we
are and how we live. Many well-known artists such as Roy Lichtenstein,
Viola Frey, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, and Roland Fischer are included.
On Saturday, May 23,2009, beginning at 10:00am, the museum will begin Art Saturdays, special art days at the museum just for families. The first workshop will be Parent/Child Drawing. Following a
docent-led tour of The Human Touch exhibition, families will be treated
to a short drawing lesson, including modern drawing techniques.
Self-created masterpieces are free and can be taken home.
Wonders of Light
Wednesday, May 20,2009
Nancy Stewart and MaryLee Sunseri return
to the museum with an all new storytelling and song program called
Wonders of Light, designed to help students learn about natural and
From starlight to sunlight, candelight to neon, light
is part of our everyday lives. Students
will learn about the role light has played in the history of Yakima,
including agriculture and urban development, and how light can be used
in the future in energy conservation and new technologies. Nancy and
MaryLee will present both traditional songs and many which were written
specifically for this venue.
Children and their families are invited
to a free special public performance on Wednesday evening at 7:00 P.M.
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