Read-Aloud Tours program
Thursday mornings, February 5 through March 12;
Tuesday, March 17, and Thursday, March 26, 10:30 a.m.
Young children and their grown-ups hear a story, interact with art in the museum, and make their own creative works in this fun program. A new theme each week! In addition, they will enjoy a special program on Tuesday, March 17, with green-themed art activities. As part of the Longwood Gardens Community Read project, the selection for March 26 will be The Great Kopek Tree.
Free for members and included with Museum admission. Registration is requested by sending an e-mail to email@example.com or calling 610.388.8382.
February 5: Lines that Wiggle by Candance Whitman
February 12: Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett
February 19: Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime by Myra Wolfe
February 26: Ribbit! by Rodrigo Folgueira
March 5: Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson
March 12: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Tuesday, March 17: The Tallest Leprechaun by Emily Grace Koenig
March 26: The Great Kopek Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry
The Read-Aloud Program has been made possible by Joseph and Diane packer in memory of Emily Grace Koenig.
David Wiesner: Storytelling with Pictures
Sunday, March 15, 1 to 3 p.m.
Enter into the imagination of three-time Caldecott Medal winner David Wiesner as he discusses the creative process behind writing and illustrating his popular children’s books. Immediately following the presentation, Wiesner will sign copies of his beautifully illustrated books, including the three award-winning titles, Flotsam, Tuesday, and The Three Pigs, available for purchase in the museum shop. The talk is best for ages 10 and up; all ages are welcome to meet the artist at the book signing. No registration required. Free for members and included in Museum admission.