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Friday, March 20, 2009

Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes

Through July 12 at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW

(Metro: Farragut West).

Contact: 202-639-1700. http://www.corcoran.org.

Hours: Open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission: Tickets to the special exhibition are $10; $8 for students; free for members and children younger than 6. Tickets are available at the museum, by phone or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com (a $2.75 service charge applies).

Program: Beginning Wednesday evening, the Corcoran will present a series of five lectures on environmental awareness in art and design. Individual tickets are $25, $20 for members. Tickets to the entire series are $115, $90 for members. For information or to register, call 202-639-1770 or visit http://www.corcoran.org. Each lecture begins at 7 p.m. The schedule is:

Wednesday: "Naturally Fashionable."

March 30: "Bringing the Ancient Garden Home."

April 15: "Through the Lens: Hazardous Beauty."

April 23: "Nature Returns to Interior Design."

April 28: "Redefining Urbanism: Our Cultural Landscape."

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