WHAT: Rock out at Corcoran Uncorked: Heavy Metal! Experience the Corcoran’s latest exhibition, American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley (opening June 28, 2014), and see how this master metalsmith pushes the limits of what can be done with steel, iron, and bronze. Grab some drinks and check out a welding demonstration as your favorite heavy metal classics play throughout the night.
American Metal is a retrospective survey of the art of Albert Paley, one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. With dozens of objects in a variety of media, from clay, paper, and cardboard, to steel, glass, and bronze, exhibition visitors will see how Paley’s art has evolved over his innovative 50-year career. For more information about the exhibition, visithttp://www.corcoran.org/
ABOUT UNCORKED: On the third Wednesday of every month, Corcoran Uncorked brings you a themed evening full of creative art making activities, playful and enlightening gallery talks, tours & games, lively music, a cash bar, and much more. For more information, visit www.corcoran.org/corcoran-
WHEN: Wednesday, July 16; 5-9 p.m.
WHERE: Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
TICKETS: Admission to Corcoran Uncorked is $12 and includes museum admission; pre-registration is recommended. Corcoran Members receive free entry and special offers each month. More details and online registration are available at www.corcoran.org/events/