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Jerry Pinkney Imaginings
February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum the exhibition and a companion interactive exhibit designed for children, will explore the Jerry Pinkney’s engagement with literature, his legacy of creating powerful images, the joy of reading and the power of sharing stories.
Imaginings features over 100 watercolors and sketches, as well as interviews, objects and memorabilia that reflect the artist’s love of literature and his process of creating meaningful visual solutions that expand and enliven a narrative.
The exhibit’s immersive portion invites visitors to enter a world of literacy adventures as they step into the pages of Jerry Pinkney’s books. Interactive experiences and themed reading environments take visitors on a journey through the world of classic and contemporary literature including Noah’s Ark, Sam and the Tigers, Puss in Boots, The Talking Eggs, John Henry, The Ugly Duckling and many more.
Designed for children ages 2 to 10 and their caregivers, the three-dimensional play and learning environments provide, children with hands-on literacy based experiences and adults with tools for cultivating literacy through everyday activities.
Exhibit Partner: The Norman Rockwell Museum
Sponsored by: Duke Energy, Clemson University, Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit, WSPA News Channel 7