Champaign Public Library
YOUNG ARTISTS are invited to a special before-hours collage workshop with author and artist Javaka Steptoe, who is this year’s winner of the highest honor for children’s picture books—the Caldecott Medal. His recent book, “Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat” also won the 2017 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.
This event requires pre-registration and is limited to kids in grades 2-5. Sign-up opens at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5, and can be completed online at champaign.org/events, over the phone (217-403-2030), or in person at the Champaign Public Library or Douglass Branch.
Related art events at the library:
• Sep 24, Young Artists Workshop with Javaka Steptoe: Collage, 11 am
• Sep 24, An Afternoon with Javaka Steptoe, 2 pm
• Sep 24, Opening Reception for “The Art Connection”, 3:30 pm
Made possible with support from the Library Friends.
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