Summer 2018 programs

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The museum's summer exhibit Golden Legacy: 75 Years of Original Art from Golden Books provides great subject matter for a wide variety of programs, workshops, and storytelling experiences. Join us for some or all of these events!

 

Exhibit Opening

Friday, June 29, 4-7pm

Celebrate the opening of Golden Legacy at this family-friendly event.

Refreshments will be served. Free

 

Gallery Talk: Children’s Literature, Illustration, and Building a Book Collection

Wednesday, July 11, 7pm

Discover insights into children’s literature, understand illustration styles, and learn how book collections are curated. Free

 

Family Workshop: Shape Explosion!

Thursday, July 12, 10:30 - 12

Register by Thursday, July 5

Inspired by books in Golden Legacy, create your own illustrations using shapes and colors in this family workshop. $6 for museum members, $8 for non-members. Adult participation required

 

Storytelling in the Gallery

Thursday, July 26, 10am

Register by Wednesday, July 25

Local storyteller Akbar Imhotep will delight and entertain all ages with stories inspired by works on display. Free

 

Adult Workshop: “The Golden Hour”

Wednesday, August 8, 6-8:30pm

Register by Wednesday, August 1

Look between the covers of Little Golden Books for the spark to create a one-of-a-kind altered book.

$25 members / $30 non-members

 

Storytelling in the Gallery

Thursday, August 9, 10am

Register by Wednesday, August 8

Local storyteller Akbar Imhotep will delight and entertain all ages with stories inspired by works on display. Free

 

 

Family Workshop: Paper in Motion

Thursday, August 23, 10:30 - 12

Register by Thursday, August 16

Inspired by books in Golden Legacy, make paper shuffle, strut, and stroll in this family workshop. $6 for museum members, $8 for non-members. Adult participation required

 

 

Interested in bringing a group to see Golden Legacy? Programs additions are available for adult and child groups. Advance booking required. 

Summer camps and daycares: Children’s tour groups may also add a 30-minute hands-on Golden Legacy component to their Paperworks program between July 5 and September 7. Total program fee is $11 per person. Minimum group size is 10.

 

Adult Tours: A tour of Golden Legacy will be included in the 60-minute museum tour. $5.50 per person. Minimum group size is 10.