ASHEVILLE, NC – The Asheville Art Museum invites all preschool-age children and their adults to join a member of the Museum’s Staff or a librarian from Buncombe County for an afternoon of story time as part of the 21st Annual National African American Read In from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2010.
Enjoy as we read from classic children’s books in the Museum’s exhibition Nouns: Children’s Book Artists Look at People, Places and Things. The Asheville Art Museum is an official site for the 21st Annual National African American Read In on February 24. Celebrate reading by participating in this intimate story time session.
The Museum is also an official site for NEA Read Across America Day on March 2, 2010 and will hold another story time to celebrate this event from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. that Tuesday.
Nouns: Children’s Book Artists Look at People, Places and Things examines original book illustrations from artists who are committed to the genre of children’s books. The exhibition includes working drawings, finished paintings, collages, molded paper, woodcuts and digitally produced illustrations from well-known as well as emerging artists.