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Saturday Stories: Illustrator-led Workshops for Children & Families

April 18, 2020

Laura Vaccaro Seeger, author and illustrator of 20 picture books, will read from her new book, WHY?, and discuss her journey as an artist, writer, and illustrator. WHY? is a story about a little curious rabbit and his wise friend, a bear, who usually, but not always, has all the answers. Just like rabbit, everyone has lots of questions swirling around in their mind. Everyone wonders why about something! Laura will guide participants through the process of creating their own “Why” illustration using techniques such as painting, collage, texturing, as well as exploring the concept of visual literacy–telling a story through pictures–as kids create their own masterpieces! 

Good for all ages 4 and up!

RSVP required 
$25 covers admission and workshop for 1 adult + 1 child. Additional children are $10/each.

While you’re here, visit our dining room and patio for lunch or refreshments. Open 11:00am – 3:00pm.

About the Artist
Laura Vaccaro Seeger is a New York Times best-selling author and illustrator and a 2-time winner of the Caldecott Honor Award, winner of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award, and the Boston Globe/ Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book, and a 2-time winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award. She is also the recipient of both the Massachusetts Reading Association and the New York Empire State awards for “Body of Work and Contribution to Children’s Literature.”

Laura’s paintings have been exhibited at many museums and galleries including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, the Mazza Museum of Picture Book Art, the Society of Illustrators, the New York Public Library, and the New York Nassau County Museum of Art.


April 18, 2020
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Featuring Laura Vaccaro Seeger
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