The Science and Sociology of Color

date Wednesday, 1 June 2016 time 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

👤 Diana M. Lautenberger 🏢 The Third Floor/Slim's Diner


Why do most fast food chains have logos that are red and yellow? Why shouldn’t you paint your bedroom orange? How do you really make the color “robin’s egg blue”? Come learn about these and many more tricks of the psychology and sociology of color theory.

In this interactive art-based class, we will explore color theory basics, common traits of color choices throughout modern society, and even experiment mixing paint. From advertisements to your own apartment decorations, you will learn about the scientific and social aspects of color theory!

This class requires a $5 fee to cover paint materials.


The Third Floor/Slim's Diner
4201 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20011
Neighborhood: Petworth
Classes will take place on the third floor. Enter through the side door on Ninth Street NW. This location has stairs, but no elevator.

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