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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 pmFree 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.
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.