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Everyone Can Fly, March 20 – May 24

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Everyone Can Fly: Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach & Regional Picture Book Illustrators

 

March 20 – May 24, 2015

Everyone Can Fly is an exhibition of original illustrations from a group of award-winning children’s books with a focus on literacy and its relevance for the youth of our region. The centerpiece of this collection will be all of the original artwork from Tar Beach by internationally renowned author/painter/quilter/lecturer Faith Ringgold. This magical story was the recipient of the 1991 Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book choice. Another feature of this unique exhibition will be the addition of local and regional illustrators.

Artists on view:

Amy Bates, Jonathan Bean, Lauren Castillo, Megan Lloyd-Thompson, Faith Ringgold, Shadra Strickland

Events:

Friday, May 15- Free Family Evening! Join us to meet the illustrators, enjoy light refreshments, music, and hands-on activities. Free admission 5: 30 – 8:30pm.

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