Monday, February 15, 2010

Exhibit: Heart and Soul: Art from Coretta Scott King Award Books

How was your Valentine's weekend? It was a nice relaxing weekend for me. I did go to see Valentine's Day. I thought it was really cute and funny. Did anyone else see it? I really liked it.

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Bryan Collier, 2005. Illustration from Rosa. Written by Nikki Giovanni. Published by Henry Holt and Company.

What: The Hearts and Souls of musicians and poets, great eats of Bravery and Risk, and Spiritual Uplift are some of the memorable messages portrayed in this collection of picture books.

Heart and Soul features original illustrations by artists who have won the Coretta Scott King Award or Honor Award, presented annually to recognize the contributions of African American illustrators and authors whose stories promote an understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contributions to the American dream. The winners are selected by the Coretta Scott King Committee of the American Library Association's Ethnic Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT).

November 21, 2009 – April 18, 2010
Gallery 10 and Ryan Education Center

The Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, Illinois, 60603-6404
General Information: (312) 443-3600

Free General Admission for the entire month of February
Adults: $18
Children, Students, and Seniors (65 and up): $12
Children under 14: Free
Members: Free

Mon,Wed and Fri 10:30am – 5:00pm
Thurs 10:30am – 8:00pm (Free Admission 5:00pm – 8:00pm)
Sat – Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm

1 comment:

Medical Advice said...

nice art i like that so impressed