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Interested in meeting a Children's Book Illustrator?

The Arts Office in collaboration with The School Art League is pleased to announce the fall session of the FREE Museum and You program on Saturday, December 9th from 9:30AM to 3:00PM at The Society of Illustrators, located at 128 East 63rd Street in Manhattan.

Participants will:

  • Meet award-winning picture book illustrator John Parra

  • Work with John on creating characters and stories

  • Tour the current exhibition The Original Art, celebrating the fine art of children's book illustrations

  • Meet museum staff and learn about career opportunities

  • Meet fellow art students from all over the city

Light breakfast, pizza break, art supplies...all included!

Each student will receive a two-way Metro Card at the workshop.

Enrollment is limited to 25 students.

To apply, students must complete the application form by Tuesday December 5, 2023.

Please share this information with your talented students and the link to the Registration Form:

NOTE: This workshop encourages students to develop artwork to include in the portfolios they submit as seniors to The School Art League Scholarship/Awards competition. The inclusion of picture book illustrations makes students eligible to compete for the $2500 award from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

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