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Black Art Picture Books

Black Art Picture Books

Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Learn about African American art history with curated lists from Culture Type, a website exploring art by and about people of African descent. Find gorgeous books about Jean-Michel Basquiat, fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe,  Jacob Lawrence and other great black artists on posts Black Art History: 10 Children’s Books Illuminate the Lives of Important African American Artists and Photographers and 10 Children’s Books Tell Uplifting Stories About the Lives and Work of Black Artists.

Broadway Song/Storytime

Broadway stars share favorite stories along with some singing and wiggling to favorite songs. Presented by Broadway Babysitters. Space is limited, so sign up as soon as you can. Also…

Art Project LIVE

Join Hudson River Museum to read the classic work of children’s literature by Virginia Lee Burton, The Little House. Then, develop your own work of rural, suburban, or urban landscape…

Met Opera Global Summer Camp

Join operatic adventures based on a weekly-kid-friendly opera (available to watch online Wednesday-Friday). Join interactive online informational sessions, arts & crafts, artist chats, opera story time, camper showcases and printable…

Hamilton Cast Read Alongs

Hamilton cast members (including original Angelica Renée Elise Goldsberry) read award-winning children’s books along with a discussion of the history behind the story led by Illinois History Teacher of the…