Find Joy and Hope with Friends through Reflective Writing

  • About the Artist

    Mary Hall Surface is a playwright, director, teaching artist and museum educator who presents writing workshops through the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Associates and museums nationwide. She is the founding instructor of the NGA’s popular Writing Salon, as featured in The Washington Post. A nine-time Helen Hayes Award nominee, including four for the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play, she received the 2002 Outstanding Director of a Musical for her Perseus Bayou. Her plays have been produced across the US, Europe, Japan, Taiwan and Canada, including eighteen Kennedy Center productions. She is the proud founding artistic director of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival, where she curated over 600 all-arts performances and events from 2009–2015.

  • Find Joy and Hope with Friends through Reflective Writing

    Are you seeking new ways to connect during these times? Then gather your friends to come together through art and writing.  Inspired by a beautiful contemporary work of art, you will reflect and share through simple writing prompts as you discover joy and hope in the painting and in yourself.  Join playwright and teaching artist Mary Hall Surface for this popular 60-minute interactive online experience that opens you to new ways of seeing and being.  No writing experience required.  A beautiful gathering for friends, family or co-workers, too. Designed for 2 - 25 participants, ages 16 and up.   



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