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Inspiration Day at The Carle With Sandra Boynton, Mo Willems, and More Artists
October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree with Museum Admission
A rare opportunity at Inspiration Day at The Carle With Sandra Boynton, Mo Willems, and More Artists! Meet ten (10) artists highlighted in the special exhibition, “Collecting Inspiration: Contemporary Illustrators and their Heroes,”and learn what and who inspires them when creating art.
Participating artists include Sophie Blackall, Sandra Boynton, Bryan Collier, Tony DiTerlizzi, Laurie Keller, Loren Long, LeUyen Pham, Jerry Pinkney, Robin Preiss Glasser, and Mo Willems.
Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at email@example.com.
Schedule for Inspiration Day at The Carle:
10:30 – 11:30 am
Collecting Inspiration Program moderated by Mo Willems, with artists Sandra Boynton, Bryan Collier and, Laurie Keller (Auditorium)
11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Special Storytime with LeUyen Pham (Reading Library)
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Book Signing with Sandra Boynton, Bryan Collier, Laurie Keller, and Mo Willems (Great Hall)
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Collecting Inspiration Program moderated by Tony DiTerlizzi, with Sophie Blackall, Loren Long, LeUyen Pham, Jerry Pinkney, and Robin Preiss Glasser (Auditorium)
2:00 – 2:20 pm
Storytime in Reading Library
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Book Signing with Sophie Blackall, Tony DiTerlizzi, Loren Long, LeUyen Pham, Jerry Pinkney, and Robin Preiss Glasser
3:00 – 3:30 pm
Drawing Demo with Sandra Boynton (Art Studio)
The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization in Amherst, Massachusetts, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. The only full-scale museum of its kind in the United States, The Carle collects, preserves, presents, and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world. In addition to underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form, The Carle offers educational programs that provide a foundation for arts integration and literacy.
The Carle houses more than 11,000 objects, including 7,300 permanent collection illustrations, three art galleries, an art studio, a theater, picture book and scholarly libraries, and educational programs for families, scholars, educators, and schoolchildren.
Credit line for Boynton image: Lovecat. © 2017 Sandra Boynton
- October 7, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Free with Museum Admission
- Event Categories:
- Family Fun, Family Fun in CT
- Event Tags:
- Bryan Collier, children's literature, eric carle museum, Jerry Pinkney, Laurie Keller, LeUyen Pham, Loren Long, meet artists, meet authors, Mo Willems, Robin Preiss Glasser, Sandra Boynton, Sophie Blackall, Tony DiTerlizzi