Telling a People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature Exhibit

Thanks to a generous grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation in Cleveland, OH, the Miami University Art Museum (Oxford, OH) is pleased to circulate the content of the original, groundbreaking 2018 exhibition, Telling a People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature. The Traveling Panel Exhibition features 12 panels with 120 reproduced illustrations. 

To celebrate the opening of the exhibit, on Saturday, September 10, the Covington Library is hosting one of the exhibit’s featured illustrators, Shadra Strickland, who will present a family-friendly reading and art demonstration at 10:30 am. At 1:30 pm, all are welcome to join emerging local artist Tamia A. Saunders as she discusses her work through colorful illustration.

The exhibit will be open during normal business hours from Saturday, September 10th - Saturday, October 8th.  

Telling a People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature

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