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Museum Explorers: Fantastic Journeys with David Wiesner

Museum Explorers: Fantastic Journeys with David Wiesner

© David Wiesner
© David Wiesner
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Embark on an adventurous trek through the Museum seeking inspiration for a fantastical craft. David Wiesner is a three-time winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children. His popular titles include Tuesday, The Three Pigs, Flotsam and Mr. Wuffles!

Discover The Art of Stories presented by PNC Arts Alive in four Thursday morning workshops designed for children ages 2 to 8 accompanied by their grownups. Inspired by the exhibition, N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives, each week will feature appearances by award-winning children's book illustrators as well as interactive gallery and art activities. Participate in one or all of these workshops! 

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Session A: 10 a.m.

Session B: 11 a.m.

David Wiesner is a three-time winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children. His popular titles include Tuesday, The Three Pigs, Flotsam and Mr. Wuffles! Wiesner resides in the suburbs of Philadelphia, where he works on is current illustrations and books. Aware of the changing times, Wiesner has also published a graphic novel titled Fish Girl and created an interactive app called Spot.


Museum Explorer Events:

July 11: Nifty Nature with Jennifer Hansen Rolli
See nature through the eyes of an artist and use oil pastels to capture the beauty of Brandywine.

July 18: Creative Characters with Gene Barretta
From pirates to pigs, seek out traditional and unusual portrait subjects and assemble an original 3-D character worthy of a storybook.

July 25: Fantastic Journeys with David Wiesner
Embark on an adventurous trek through the Museum seeking inspiration for a fantastical craft.

August 1: Imagination with Judy Schachner
Build amazing stories around works of art and express your thoughts through a creative and collaged fashion statement.


This program is part of The Art of Stories presented by PNC Arts Alive—a multidisciplinary celebration of the narrative arts and the ways in which stories are crafted, saved and shared including discussions, performances and opportunities for artistic self-expression.