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Jazz in the Garden season kickoff is obviously cancelled tonight but Art + Play Community Weekend is Still A Go!


courtesy NGA

“Jazz In The Garden Schedule – 2018
May 18: Due to the excessive rain, Jazz in the Garden is cancelled tonight.
Friday Evenings May 18th through August 24th, 5:00-8:30 p.m.

Jazz in the Garden takes place in the Sculpture Garden on the grounds of the National Gallery of Art every Friday evening May 18 – August 24, 2018, 5:00pm – 8:30pm. Download Schedule/Menu

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles–Traditional New Orleans jazz, blues, swing, Ska, Funk, Blues, Pan-Caribbean salsa, boogaloo, Go-go, and more. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the Sculpture Garden but may be purchased at the café.”

From the National Gallery of Art:

“Art + Play
A Community Weekend at the National Gallery of Art

May 19 and 20 from 11:00 to 5:00
East Building

Kick off summer with a festive weekend at the Gallery!

• Dance to Heart Stück Bernie, Batalá Washington, and DJ 2-Tones Jones
• Create with local artist Rose Jaffe
• Strike a pose in a GIF photo booth
• Play classic board and parlor games with an artistic twist

LISTENBatalá Washington
May 19 at 2:00 and 3:00
East Building

PLAYGallery Game Lounge
May 19 and 20 from 11:00 to 5:00
East Building Ground Level

Art Pictionary
May 19 and 20 from 11:00 to 5:00
East Building Ground Level

MOVEHeart Stück Bernie
May 19 at 11:30 and 1:00
May 20 at 11:30 and 2:00
East Building

CREATEExperiment with Making!
May 19 and 20 from 11:00 to 5:00
East Building Mezzanine

Interactive Exquisite Corpse
May 19 and 20 from 12:00 to 3:00
East Building Studio

DIY Buttons
May 19 and 20 from 11:00 to 5:00
East Building Mezzanine

EXPERIENCEArt Carts
May 19 and 20 from 11:00 to 4:00
East Building Upper Level and Tower 2

Scavenger Hunt
May 19 and 20 from 3:00 to 5:00
East Building Galleries”

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