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  • Saturday, October 10, 12:30 PM

    Virtual Gallery + Studio: Making a Space Called Home

    Join artist Raphael Noz on Zoom to explore pattern, shape, and space as you imagine creating a beautiful home for someone who needs one.

    For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Saturday, October 10, 2:30 PM

    Virtual Roundtable Reading: Twintuition: Double Vision by Tia and Tamera Mowry

    How will tween twins Cassie and Caitlyn cope with their new home and their newly discovered superpower? Meet us on Zoom to read together and find out!

    Recommended for ages 8 and up

  • Presented Saturday, September 12, 12:30 PM

    Virtual Gallery + Studio: Of Serpents, Ants, and Daily Life

    Combine photographs with drawing and making marks in ink to tell stories of your daily life in this Zoom workshop with artist Indira Urrutia.

    For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Presented Saturday, September 12, 2:30 PM

    Virtual Roundtable Reading: New Kid

    At his new school across town, Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. Torn between two worlds, can he keep his neighborhood friends and stay true to himself? Read with us on Zoom to find out!

    Recommended for ages 8 and up

  • Recorded Saturday, August 8, 12:30 PM

    Virtual Gallery + Studio: Mithila Paintings and Your Sidewalk Stories

    Meet artist Kim Bennett on Zoom to learn about patterns and stories in paintings from the Mithila region of India. Then, “take it outside” to draw your own stories with patterns using sidewalk chalk!

    For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Presented Saturday, August 8, 2:30 PM

    Virtual Roundtable Reading: The Dragon Thief

    Somewhere in Brooklyn a dragon is missing. Will nine-year-old Jaxon succeed in finding it? Start reading this exciting sequel to Dragons in a Bag with us, then continue at home to find out what happens!

    Recommended for ages 8 and up

  • Recorded Saturday, July 11, 12:30 PM

    Virtual Gallery + Studio: Visual Rhythms in Rosie Lee Tompkins's Quilts

    Meet artist and educator Kaya Fortune on Zoom to look at exciting and colorful quilts by Rosie Lee Tompkins, then discover your own visual rhythms using materials easily found at home.

     

    For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Presented Saturday, July 11, 2:30 PM

    Virtual Roundtable Reading: Chester and Gus

    Read the beginning chapters of this affecting story about a dog and his boy, told from the dog’s point of view, then receive a copy of the book in the mail to finish at home.

    Recommended for ages 8 and up

  • Recorded Saturday, June 13, 12:30 PM

    Virtual Gallery + Studio: As If by Magic

    Join us as we look at Ron Nagle's captivating small sculptures. Then, make a sculpture of your own inspired by his imaginative approach!

    For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Presented Saturday, June 13, 2:30 PM

    Virtual Roundtable Reading: The Season of Styx Malone

    Read the beginning chapters of this suspenseful summertime adventure story aloud with other kids and Cragmont Elementary librarian Jackie Overlid, then receive a copy of the book in the mail to finish at home.

    Recommended for ages 8 and up 

  • Family Guide: Rosie Lee Tompkins

    This guide invites you to look closely at the art of Rosie Lee Tompkins and do related hands-on art activities!