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Family Day: Stories Alive and Exhibition Opening Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

September 30, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission

Art activities, Family Gallery Tour, Face Painting, and Storytelling.  Museum  exhibition: Witness:  The Art of Jerry Pinkney OPENS.

Performance  3  – 3:35 pm; Workshop   4 – 4:45 pm
NuAFrican Theatre: Anansi the Spider Prince and the Origin of Stories

NuAFrikan Theatre presents Anansi the Spider Prince and the Origin of Stories, an urban adaption of Africana folktales. Music, singing, and dancing.  Explore storytelling through magical tales told by a griot, a West African storyteller.  Workshop: explore storytelling through dramatic play
Jerry Pinkney Draws   1 and 2:30 pm

Join this famous picture book artist as he creates illustrations before your eyes.  Audience participation is a must!
Family Gallery Tour, With an Animal-Puppet Guide   1-1:30  pm

See The Art of Jerry Pinkney. Follow a lion and other friendly tour guides.
Gloria Jean Pinkney:  Singing and Storytelling in the Gallery   2 pm

Join acclaimed singer and storyteller Gloria Jean Pinkney for fun in the galleries.
Star Show

Fables in the Sky   12:30 and 2 pm
All Afternoon    1 – 4 pm

Jerry Pinkney Signs the Books You Love  

The Patchwork Quilt, Home Place, Back Home,The Sunday Outing, the Lion and the Mouse, The Ugly Duckling, Three Little Kittens,The Little Match Girl, Little Red Riding Hood and more! Books available for purchase in the Museum Shop.
Aesop Fables Face Painting

Be a lion! A mouse! A fox! Look like your favorite fable character. Get your face painted by Agostino Arts.
Family Art Projects   12 – 4 pm

Make up your own fable and perform it with a “fable-character” puppet you create.

Drop-in creative activities based on the exhibition, Witness:  The Art of Jerry Pinkney. Led by Junior Docents.

Website: www.hrm.org


September 30, 2012
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission
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Hudson River Museum


Hudson River Museum
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Yonkers, NY 10701 United States
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