Believe in Yourself: What We Learned From Arthur
A Virtual Family Tour via Zoom from the Fenimore Art Museum
Saturdays • Oct 16, 30; Nov 13, 27; Dec 11 • 10:30 a.m.
Tours are provided free of charge with a suggested donation of $10
Reserve a spot at Eventbrite.com
Get the family together in front of the computer to see original illustrations spanning the career of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Marc Brown–creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure Book series which developed into the popular PBS television series Arthur. The virtual program offers five opportunities to join in on the fun: October 16, 30; November 13, 27; and December 11, all starting at 10:30am. Tours are provided free of charge with a suggested donation of $10. Reserve a spot at Eventbrite.com.
The exhibition, Believe in Yourself: What We Learned from Arthur, will delight young visitors with an inside look at Marc Brown’s artwork and stories. It includes many of Brown’s pencil, pen-and-ink, and watercolor illustrations featuring many of the ever-popular characters he has created. Find all your favorite Arthur characters including D.W., Francine, Buster, Mr. Ratburn, and more!
This special Zoom program features live interaction with a museum educator as they lead you through a virtual tour of the exhibition, stopping at a wide variety of artworks and including video clips from an exclusive interview with Marc Brown himself. Learn about the artist’s storyboard process, how he came up with characters in the Arthur series, and even some of his favorite music that he listens to while drawing! Each Zoom tour concludes with a special drawing activity for children and adults alike.
This program requires an internet connection and Zoom software. A link to the Zoom session will be emailed to all registrants the day before the program to the address used to register for the program.
The exhibition, Believe in Yourself: What we Learned from Arthur is sponsored in part by Nellie and Robert Gipson, WCNY, and WMHT.