February Vacation Once Upon a Contest!

Friday, February 22

1:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.

Youth and Family Programs

February 19, 20, 21 & 22, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Join celebrated Cape Ann Reads writers and illustrators for hands-on experiences. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Once Upon a Contest: Selections from Cape Ann Reads.

Cost per day is $15 for CAM members; $25 nonmembers. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (978)283-0455 x12 or email courtneyrichardson@capeannmuseum.org.

Meet the artists
Read a story
Explore media and methodologies
Create art
Enjoy a light snack!

TuesdayFun with Figures and Find Franklin the Cat illustration in marker and ink with Leslie Galacar, illustrator of Where in the World is Catherine Abigail, written by Michael LaPenna

Wednesday — Make story headbands with Small Elephant Cape Ann Reads award winning book illustrator Betty Allenbrook Wiberg, written by Kirsten Allenbrook Wiberg

Thursday — Create nocturnal paintings on colored paper like Henrietta’s Moon Egg, written and illustrated by Claire Wyzenbeek

Friday — Cape Ann houses of illustration - paper collage with Alexia (Lexi) Parker (bring a picture of your house to work with). Lexi illustrated projects include Cape Ann Reads Gulliver Books Bike’s Big Adventure and Pumpkin Carving


(clockwise from left) Illustrations by Barbara McLaughlin, Juni Van Dyke, John Plunkett and Christina Ean Spangler.

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