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Daily Happenings

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Film Screenings

Watch a short film in our Auditorium during your visit. We feature animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
Families sitting together for a storytime


Led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach, visitors will share stories through movement, song, and play while looking closely and learning about the art and design of picture books.

An adult and child making a collage in the Art Studio

Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.

Special Events

For Families
Experience the beauty, symbolism, and cultural history of batik motifs in this special art studio project. 
Artists & Authors
For Families

Join author Robert Broder as he shares his book about cleaning up the ocean and turning trash into treasure.

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Awesome Assemblages

Create your own 3-D artwork using paint and found materials.