Reclining Liberty Opening Celebration

Saturday / August 5 / 11:00am-1:00pm

Welcome Reclining Liberty to Arlington with art activities, music, and refreshments! Meet Zaq Landsberg, the artist behind Reclining Liberty, and talk with him about the sculpture’s inspiration and the process of creating (and moving!) this epic sculpture.

The presentation of Reclining Liberty at Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington is organized by Blair Murphy, curator of exhibitions and co-sponsored by MoCA Arlington and Arlington Public Art.

Learn more about Reclining Liberty.

About MoCA Arlington
The Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that enriches community life by connecting the public with contemporary art and artists through exhibitions, education programs, and an artists-in-residence program. Located at 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA, the museum is open Wed.-Sun. 12-5pm. The museum has free on-site parking, is easy to reach by metro and bus, and is accessible. There is no admission fee to visit. For more information about our exhibitions and programming, visit mocaarlington.org. Follow us @mocaarlington.

About Arlington Public Art
Arlington Public Art is a program of Arlington Cultural Affairs, a division of Arlington Economic Development (AED) that delivers public activities and programs as Arlington Arts. Our mission is to create, support, and promote the arts, connecting artists and community to reflect the diversity of Arlington. We do this by providing material support to artists and arts organizations in the form of grants, facilities, and technical resources; integrating award-winning public art into our built environment; and presenting high quality performing, literary, visual, and new media programs across the County.

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Zaq Landsberg: Reclining Liberty

August 5, 2023 - July 28, 2024

Front Lawn
MoCA Arlington and Arlington Public Art are thrilled to co-sponsor the installation of Zaq Landsberg’s celebrated Reclining Liberty on the Museum’s front lawn.

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