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In a country known for elegantly minimal design and small, easily adaptable spaces, Japanese screens embody the aestheticism of everyday objects. For centuries, such screens have been constructed and decorated by veteran artisans, but today they’ll be made by 6- to 12-year-olds and their adult companions participating in one of the Sackler Gallery’s current ImaginAsia programs, Japanese Screens. The kids will view some of the exquisite Japanese screens on display at the neighboring Freer Gallery of Art and then retire to the Sackler’s Education Classroom to make their own screens in the Japanese style. Scenes from nature and classical Asian literature are customary, but in this case the Backstreet Boys will probably be acceptable. At 10 a.m. at the Sackler Gallery’s Education Classroom, 1050 Independence Ave. SW. Free. (202) 357-4880. (Mark Jenkins)