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Children listen to storytime on a shaggy green rug in the High's galleries.

Event Details

Every Saturday
10:00 am –10:30 am

Price

FREE
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Location

YouTube
High Museum of Art Online

Event Description

Saturdays are for families! During Member May, tune in to the High’s YouTube channel each Saturday morning for a Family Read Aloud and hear our staff read a beautifully illustrated storybook. From a terrible little monster to a hungry little caterpillar, selections are inspired by past children’s book exhibitions.

 

The Talking Eggs book cover.

May 9

The Talking Eggs, written by Robert D. San Souci and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Read by Julia Forbes, Shannon Landing Amos Head of Museum Interpretation

Inspired by the exhibition Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

 

Leonardo the Terrible Monster book cover.

May 16

Leonardo the Terrible Monster, written and illustrated by Mo Willams
Read by Virginia Shearer, Eleanor McDonald Storza Director Of Education

Inspired by the exhibition Seriously Silly! The art & whimsy of Mo Willems

 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar book cover.

May 23

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, written and illustrated by Eric Carle
Read by Virginia Shearer, Eleanor McDonald Storza Director Of Education

Inspired by the exhibition I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle

 

The Little Red Hen book cover.

May 30

The Little Red Hen, written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Read by Virginia Shearer, Eleanor McDonald Storza Director Of Education

Inspired by the exhibition Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

 

Past Children’s Book Exhibitions

I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle
Painter and Poet: The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan
Seriously Silly! The art & whimsy of Mo Willems
The Pursuit of Everything: Maira Kalman’s Books for Children
Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic
Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

Upcoming

Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through Children’s Books

COVID-19: The Museum is closed to the public, but we look forward to seeing you again in July. Learn more.