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Story Time in the Gallery
Saturday, June 18 from 10:30 am - 11:00 amFREE
Every third Saturday of the month, TMORA hosts a free story time for families and kids in one of the galleries of the Museum. Enjoy investigating art together, listening to a story, and exploring the Museum using a Seek and Find gallery hunt. Each family that is registered for story time will take one copy of the book home with them for free!
Saturday, June 18 | 10:30 – 11:00 AM
- Recommended for ages 7-9, but all are welcome!
- FREE | Pre-registration for children is required. *Each story time session will be limited to 25 children.
- Free admission for parents/guardians as well.
- There is free parking across the street (Diamond Lake Road) in the Mayflower Church parking lot.
This month’s featured book:
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky
by Barb Rosenstock and Mary GrandPré
Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowers—like a proper artist.
But as Vasya opened his paint box and began mixing the reds, the yellows, the blues, he heard a strange sound—the swirling colors trilled like an orchestra tuning up for a symphony! And as he grew older, he continued to hear brilliant colors singing and see vibrant sounds dancing. But was Vasya brave enough to put aside his proper still lifes and portraits and paint . . . music?
In this exuberant celebration of creativity, Barb Rosenstock and Mary GrandPré tell the fascinating story of Vasily Kandinsky, one of the very first painters of abstract art. Throughout his life, Kandinsky experienced colors as sounds, and sounds as colors—and bold, groundbreaking works burst forth from his noisy paint box.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, grant number ARPML-250492-OMLS-22.
Este proyecto ha sido posible en parte por el Instituto de Servicios de Museos y Bibliotecas, ARPML-250492-OMLS-22.