Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Dickens Day: September 13th, Artist Reception Plus

Hope you can join us on  September 13th
 for the first of 2 Dickens event days. 
Part of the CBIG/Dickens Exhibit:  
Dickens, A Celebration In Pictures: 
Illustrations by the Children's Book Illustrators Group
August 25, 2012 - October 31, 2012 at the Yonkers Riverfront Library

(ages 3 up)
10am – 11am Dickens Story time with Kathleen Judd, children’s librarian in the Children's Rooms. 

11am – 12pm Craft session with Doreen Mulryan Marts, CBIG artist in the arts & crafts room

12 – 1:30pm book signing with Doreen Mulryan Marts, in the art gallery

(ages 5 and up)
1:30 – 2:30pm Drawing Dickens’ characters: demo and instruction with Wallace West, CBIG artist in the Arts & Crafts room

(teen through adult)
2:45 – 3:45pm Dickens Discussion Panel, moderated by Donna Miskend, CBIG exhibit curator with GUESTSElizabeth Bird, Youth Materials Specialist NYPL and children’s book review blog creator A Fuse #8 Production, Fred Kaplan, (in absentia, Q&A selections read from interview.) Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Queens College and the Graduate Center CUNY, biographer (Dickens, A Biography), Mike J. Quinn, founder Friends of Dickens NY chapter, actor and writer, Catherine Robson, Associate Professor of English NYU specializing in 19c British literature and culture, faculty member of the Dickens Project. Yonkers Room

4 – 5:00pm Art demo about his illustration process with Wallace West, CBIG artist in the Art Gallery

4 – 5:30pm Creating Dickens Comic Book Art, demo, and discussion Where To Go From There, with Carol Burrell, Editorial Director Graphic Universe/a.k.a Klio web comic artist in the Yonkers Room 

5:45 – 6:45pm Performance Reading by the Friends Of Dickens in the Art Gallery
participating performers: Marilyn Baranoski, Kevin Quinn, Mike J. Quinn, Francie Scanlon, 
Dorothy Smith

6 – 8pm Artist Reception and book signings in the art gallery.
Book signing list posted at the library.

Book sale: CBIG artists and guests, available all day.

The 2nd Day of Dickens will be on Oct 13th - 
Please see the complete schedule of events for this show at cbig-nycexhibits.blogspot.com/
To find out more about CBIG please visit cbig-nyc.com

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