Art Explorers at the Miami University Art Museum with Oxford Lane Library will continue this fall in a new on-line format due to the current pandemic. Storytime will be released on-line on Thursdays, September 24, October 24, November 19, 2020 at 10 AM.
 
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Released here September 24

In conjunction with current exhibition Chasing Light (McKie Gallery)

Chasing Light explores the photographer's specific handling and use of light (natural and artificial) to capture the dramatic or subtle effects of light. Thirty-two B&W photographs from the permanent collection are featured in this exhibition associated with the theme “Light &”, part of  FotoFocus 2020. 

 

SUGGESTED CHILDREN’S READING LIST:

The Dark and the Light by Kerstin Hau, illustrated by Julie Völk 

Day Light, Night Light by Franklyn M. Branley, illustrated by Stacey Schuett

Fight the Night by Tomie DePaola

Light by Donald Crews

Light by Jane Breskin Zalben

My Light by Molly Bang

Night Light by Nicholas Blechman

Oscar and the Moth: A book about light and dark by Geoff Waring

 

To be released September 24 - Lane Library Reading Video / Storytime

To be released September 24 - Art Museum Video of related activity and supply list

 

Released here October 22

In conjunction with current exhibition Rebuilding European Tourism: Travel Posters and the World Wars (Farmer Gallery)

The travel posters donated to the Miami University Art Museum by Elma Pratt will transport visitors across Europe during the 1930s and 1940s. Twenty posters will be presented in the context of how the imagery enticed European tourism in an effort to boost economies and assist with the rebuilding of Europe’s beautiful locations.

 

SUGGESTED CHILDREN’S READLING LIST:

Crêpes by Suzette by Monica Wellington

Emma’s Turtle by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Marsha Winborn

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Olivia Goes to Venice by Ian Falconer

This is Ireland by Miroslav Sasek

This is Paris by Miroslav Sasek

This is Rome by Miroslav Sasek 

A Walk in London by Salvatore Rubbino

 

To be released October 22- Lane Library Reading Video / Storytime

To be released October 22- Art Museum Video of related activity and supply list

Released here November 19

Theme: Visiting an Art Museum

 

SUGGESTED READING LIST

Anna at the Art Museum by Hazel Hutchins & Gail Herbert, illustrated by Lil Crump

Arlo’s ARTrageous Adventure by David LaRochelle 

Booming Bella by Carol Ann Williams

Imagine by Raul Colon

Matthew’s Dream by Leo Lionni

Mouseterpiece: A mouse-sized guide to modern art by Jane Breskin Zalben

Seen Art? By Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith

Simon at the Art Museum by Christina Soontornvat

You Can’t Take a Balloon into the National Art Gallery by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman, illustrated by Robin Glasser