Introduction to Mosaics¬

Plastic boxes full of different colored stained glass

Photo courtesy of Sue Hill


Saturday, March 23, 2024
10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Virginia MOCA


ADULTS (16+)
1 session
Instructor: Sue Hill

Get inspired by the art on view in our galleries, and work with a local artist to create your own mosaic glass artwork!

In this workshop, we’ll make a framed mosaic piece of art while learning the basic techniques of glass cutting, assembling, attaching, and grouting under the guidance of an experienced instructor. Dive into the world of repurposing, textures, light, and color through the mosaic art process!

There will be a 30-minute lunch break, so please bring along a bagged lunch.

All students must sign a liability waiver to be turned in at the start of the program. Additional copies will be provided on-site.

General Liability Waiver →
Under 18 Liability Waiver →

Level: All levels welcome
Saturday, March 23
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Members $100, Nonmembers $115


Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature's Underworld

Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature's Underworld

Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature’s Underworld unites over 30 sculptures and paintings by two renowned artists who have explored humanity’s strained relationship with the environment for over 30 years. Both Dion and Rockman have achieved international prominence for their own distinctive practices. They conduct intensive research, using allegory, dark humor, and popular culture to convey their message. Each subverts the authority and objectivity of museums of art and natural history. They ground their studio practice in science and close observation but present it as theater.

The title, “Journey to Nature’s Underworld,” holds various meanings, including mythic abodes, archaeology, Earth’s subsurface, and unconscious beliefs about nature. Dion and Rockman reflect on our culture’s harmful course, balancing the wonder and woe of nature’s condition.

Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature’s Underworld was curated by Suzanne Ramljak Chief Curator of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park and organized by the American Federation of Arts.

February 9, 2024-June 9, 2024