Before 5: I, Too, Am America with illustrator Bryan Collier
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Join award-winning artist and illustrator Bryan Collier in a presentation about his craft and the creation of his picture books about African-American life—past and present. His latest picture-book edition of Langston Hughes’ classic poem, I, Too, Am America is his interpretation of the poem and a celebration of Pullman porters.
When & Where
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
Each Friday in February, we’ll spotlight a special item from the collection. This year, we're taking inspiration from our brand new exhibition, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit with a music theme. Learn fascinating Black History Month facts and be entered to win tickets to Motown: The Musical on Broadway! Sign up here
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