A Valentine to the Arts with Arena Stage

(clockwise, top left to center) Visitor adds her own words to a surrealist-inspired group writing game about Morris Louis's Seal; Marshall Keys Quartet plays live jazz; visitors enjoy snacks; a gallery educator tells the story of intimacy and art for founders Duncan and Marjorie Phillips; the art of costume design comes to life with displays from Arena Stage; guests engage with one another in the Music Room. Photos: Sue Ahn

While dramatic tableaux brought Daumier’s The Uprising to life downstairs, visitors throughout the museum experienced a valentine to the arts–literature, music, culinary, costume, and, of course, theater and visual–during Phillips after 5 with Arena Stage. Stay tuned for a surrealist, crowd-sourced story about Morris Louis’s Seal created in a group writing game in the galleries that night. We’ll publish it here and on Arena Stage’s Stage Banter blog.

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