Opening Day: Gallery Exhibit: The Magic Of Storybook Animals


Sunday, October 2, 2022
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Opening Day Events:
Sunday, October 2, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come join us! Throughout Opening Day, illustrators and authors will be onsite to meet visitors and to sign and sell their books. Live animals on the front lawn will greet visitors. Art workshops will be held in the painting studio led by illustrators, Milanka Rearden (11:15 am – 12:45 pm) and Michael Garland (12:45 – 2:15 pm). Watch the artists at work during easel demos, featuring illustrators, Terry Taylor (11:30 am), Chad Wallace (1:00 pm), Nancy Armo (1:30 pm), Marisabina Russo (2:00 pm), and Ann Ladd (2:30 pm). Enjoy a storytime with the illustrators themselves, beginning with Amalia Hoffman (11:30 am), more to be announced. To close the day, there will be a special memorial tribute for illustrators Susan Jeffers, Ted Lewin, and Jerry Pinkney featuring a musical interlude by a RAC Music Student (3:10 – 3:15 pm) and a number of testimonial speakers (3:15 – 4:00 pm).

Event Location and Ticket Information

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The Rye Arts Center
51 Milton Road
Rye, NY 10580
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Times: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: The Rye Arts Center

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