Saturday, March 13, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: Children's Book illustrators at Chaffee Art Center in Rutland

The Chaffee Art Center will be holding an exhibition of Children's Book Illustrators entitled When the Wind Bears Go Dancing. The exhibit will include the artwork of: Woody Jackson, Phoebe Stone, Tracey Campbell Pearson, Bert Dodson, David Macaulay, Jasper Tomkins, John Stadler, Mary Crowley, and Christine Mix. The exhibit will run from March 27 through April 25, 2010.
The exhibit will open with a "milk and cookies" reception featuring several of the artists doing book signings and demonstrations on Saturday, March 27 from 2 until 5 pm. There will be an Artist Talk by Christine Mix at the Rutland Free Library on Saturday, April 10 at 2:00 pm. There will be a Story Walk in collaboration with the Rutland Free Library every Saturday during the exhibit from 11 until 4:00 pm. This will be a special walk to the Rutland Library and back enjoying the pages of familiar story books.

Gallery hours will be Wednesday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday 12 noon until 4 pm. The Chaffee Art Center will be closed on Sunday, April 4 for Easter. Contact the Chaffee Art Center at (802) 775-0356 to be sure you are on our email list to receive event reminders and notices of new events as they are scheduled.