Reading is Art-RAGEOUS -- 2010 Children's Summer Reading Program
Read for fun all summer long during the annual Summer Reading Program for kids up to age fourteen.
Dates: June 14 - August 7, 2010
Art Institute of Chicago
Please join us this summer in any of the Chicago Public Library's locations, including all the neighborhood libraries and the Thomas Hughes Children's Library. Children up to the age of fourteen are invited to celebrate art in our everyday lives this summer.
Picture book readers and pre-readers who complete twenty-five pictures books will earn a Very Important Reader's t-shirt. Children who read chapter books will earn a t-shirt when they complete ten chapter books. Weekly book raffles, author visits, performers and presenters are just some of the activities that are featured throughout the summer in this drop-in program that helps motivate kids to read for fun.
For more information contact your neighborhood library or call Children and Young Adult Services at (312) 747-4780.
Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute: The Art of Chinese Paper-cutting
Gwen Hilary and Enoch Williamson: Stories with Art and Soul!
Histories for Kids, Inc.: Hooray for Art!
Kidworks Touring Theatre: Art Through the Ages...a Tribute to the Last Millennium
Sandy Lucas: Every Day Music, Art and Reading
Betsey Means & Tamyala Grabill: Jump Into Art!
Steve Musgrave: Art-RAGEOUS Sketching Workshops
Marilyn Price: Framing Your Stories in Art!
An Author Visit with Bob Raczka: Fun Ways to Look at Art!
Christine Thornton: The Art of Play - Wire Sculpture
Carol Weston: Sing It, Read It, See It
Books to Read:
Art-RAGEOUS Reads: A Selected Bibliography
Learn more about Art:
Explore the life and work of Alexander Calder
Mary Cassatt and Impressionism
Create a Chinese Mingqi figurine
Play inside on online Cornell Box
Visit the Paul Klee Museum in Bern, Switzerland
Explore stories with Jacob Lawrence
Visit the Virtual Diego Rivera Museum
View the complete works of John Singer Sargent