Return to Events

Educators' Preview – Tenacity & Resilience: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

October 18 2022 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Educators are given a special tour of the new exhibitions, Tenacity & Resilience: The Art of Jerry Pinkney and A Sense of Community: Celebrating Jerry Pinkney's Legacy. Explore how the artists convey powerful messages related to the civil rights movement in America, the experiences of black Americans, and the retelling of well-known folk tales. Illustrator Eric Velasquez, whose work is featured in the exhibition, joins us as a special guest to demonstrate his watercolor process and discuss the making of the book She Was the First! The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm.

Free. Refreshments provided. Registration required.

Register Now