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04/26/2015 Family Sunday - The Breman Museum

Family Sundays at The Breman!
Apr 26 2015 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Family Sundays at The Breman!

“There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen”

Join us for a full day of fun, including:

  • Guided tours of Where the Wild Things Are
  • Screenings of Sendak's short films
  • Hands on activities in the gallery for young children inspired by the principles of Art Therapy (in collaboration with the Georgia Art Therapy Association)
  • “How to Read With Your Children”: a program for parents with the Rollins Center
  • Artistic workshops led by professional artists for kids, ages 10 - 16, featuring: illustration, creative writing, art or theater
    • Each workshop is limited to 25 participants and requires preregistration.
    • Workshops are $25 for non-members / $18 for members.* Please scroll down for details.

Entrance to this event is included in regular museum admission, but participation in the day's featured workshop is  $25 for non-members / $18 for members and requires advanced registration.* General Admission tickets, which do not include participation in the featured workshop, will be available at the door on the day of the event. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at info@thebreman.org or 678-222-3700.

Sundays at the Breman are made possible through the generosity of The Pittulloch Foundation and The Patty Hertz Reid Foundation

*Workshop pricing includes museum admission.

Featured Workshop

Illustration: Judged by a Cover
With Gregory Christie


The featured workshop on April 26th is a two hour class for both beginners and the experienced cartoonist or illustrator. Students will follow a systematic visual thought process to create a children’s book cover. The session will begin with an intensive segment on basic design, then followed by a step by step drawing exercise to create characters within their environment. The illustrations will then be paired with a title to create a the look and feel of real cover-art. Students will be encouraged to use Sendak’s sensibilities as a means to explore a variety of mediums. All needed materials are included in the price of the workshop. Participation in this workshop is $25 for non-members and $18 for members (includes museum admission for the day), and the number of participants will be capped at 25 individuals. In order to reserve your spot in the April 26th Illustration workshop, please use the registration button below.

 

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About Gregory Christie:
Mr. Christie has been working as an illustrator for nearly twenty years, illustrating over fifty books and collaborating with client such as The New Yorker, Pete Seeger, Queen Latifiah and Karyn Parsons. His recent book, It Jes Happened; When Bill Traylor Started to Draw, received the 2014 “Books All Georgians Should Read Award” from the Georgia Center for the Book. Mr. Christie is also a two-time recipient of the New York Times’ ten Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year Award, The Boston Globe’s Horn Book Award and a three-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Honor Award in Illustration. He has also received the Reading Magic Award from Parenting Magazine. His artwork has been featured on HBO Kids, PBS’s Between the Lions, The 2013 United States Postal Service Kwanzaa Stamp and the New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority's Arts for Transit program, in the form of a poster on New York City’s subway trains for one year. 

Mr. Christie owns and operates GAS-ART GIFTS in Decatur, Georgia where he enjoys teaching young people about art and literacy.

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