Picked by: RB

Why: Soooooo right on.

From their site:

Did you know the average person pauses less than 8 seconds to take in a work of art? Break the cycle of speeding through museums with Slow Art. Reflect at length upon an artwork of your choice in the galleries then gather in Luce Foundation Center at 1:15 p.m. for a lunchtime discussion with other participants. Purchase lunch from the Courtyard Cafe or bring your own.

Saturday, April 17, 2010
Slow Art Washington D.C.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Eighth and F Streets NW
Washington, D.C.
Metro: Gallery Place – Chinatown

11:30AM – 1:00PM – art viewing (museum opens at 11:30AM)
1:15 – 2:30PM – Lunch in the Luce Foundation Center (3rd floor)
Note: you may bring in your own food

Host: Mary Tait

Call (202) 633-5435 for more information.

Fee: Admission to the Smithsonian American Art Museum is free, but you will need to pay for your own lunch.

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