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Nolen Library Presents
A Very Special Storytime
The Museum by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
Saturday, July 27, 2013, 1:00–2:15 p.m.
Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall
Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor
When you see a work of art, does something happen in your heart? Join author Susan Verde and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds for an exciting artistic adventure as they introduce young visitors to their new book, The Museum. Then discover inspiration for your own creations and bring the story to life as you explore the Met’s galleries on a guided family tour!
The Museum will be available for purchase in the Uris Center Met Store. Verde and Reynolds will be signing books after the presentation.
This event is free with Museum admission, but registration is required.
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome; best for ages 3 and up. Direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is made possible by the Friends of Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Family Programs at The Metropolitan Museum are made possible by the Uris Brothers Foundation Endowment; The Aronson Family Foundation; the Pat and John Rosenwald Fund; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin H. Schein; and Epstein Teicher Philanthropies.
ARText: Meet John Kerschbaum An Event for Teens (Ages 11–18)
Sunday, January 27, 2013, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Art Study Room, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor The Metropolitan Museum of Art
See art at the Met in a new way! Bring your friends and join a workshop with artist John Kerschbaum, illustrator of the Museum’s Family Map.
After the program, you’re invited to discover the graphic novel collection in Nolen Library and explore the Museum until it closes at 5:30 p.m.!
ARText: Linking Line and Language An Event for Teens (Ages 11–18) Saturday, September 22, 2012, 2:00–5:00 p.m. Studio, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor The Metropolitan Museum of Art Meet author and artist Victor Stabin, whose inventive doodles are based on letters of the alphabet and quirky words. Create your own word illustration inspired by the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Explore the galleries, dive into the dictionary, and draw the definitions you discover. Materials are provided.
An Evening with Illustrator Sophie Blackall Saturday, July 28, 6:00–7:30 p.m. Sophie Blackall is a Brooklyn-based Australian artist who has illustrated over twenty books for children, including the Ezra Jack Keats Award–winning Ruby’s Wish. Blackall’s first book for adults, Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found (Workman Publishing, October 2011), began as a blog in early 2009 and continues today as a series of paintings based on actual anonymous messages posted online by lovelorn strangers. Her editorial illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, and her poster commissioned by the New York City MTA Arts for Transit program is currently on view in subway trains throughout the city.
An Introduction to Graphic Novels and Sequential Art A Program for Librarians, Educators, and Others Interested in the Graphic Novel Phenomenon Saturday, June 16, 2012, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Art Study Room Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor Guest speaker: Jesse Karp Jesse is the Early Childhood and Interdivisional Librarian at LREI (Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School). He is a reviewer for Booklist and the author of Graphic Novels in Your School Library as well as the young adult novel Those That Wake and its forthcoming sequel, What We Become. He developed and teaches the graduate course Graphic Novels: Narrative and Sequence at Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science. Further information may be found at his website, www.beyondwhereyoustand.com.
Art of the Graphic Novel: MANGA! Guest Speaker: Misako Rocks! An Event for Teens (Ages 11-18) Saturday, February 25, 2012, 2:00-3:30 P.M. Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall and Nolen Library Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor
Art of the Graphic Novel Guest Speaker: Gareth Hinds An Event for Teens (Ages 11-18) Saturday, October 1, 2011, 2:00-3:30 P.M.Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall and Nolen Library Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor