The Wright Library welcomes the Dayton Society of Artists to a guided tour of the Miami University traveling exhibit, "Telling a People's Story: African-American Children's Illustrated Literature" then invites them to conversation and creation of art-in-response.
Arts & Writing
For the first time, African-American children’s illustrated literature is the focus of a museum exhibition featuring art produced for book illustrations. The presentation of this genre offers a lens into the cultural, historical, and social makeup of African-American cultural identity, while also shedding light on the long neglected world of African-American authors and illustrators in the pantheon of children’s literature.
Visit the Gingerbread House Show on display Saturday, December 7 through Sunday, December 15 to see the magnificent entries, smell the delicious vanilla and ginger scents, and complete a visual scavenger hunt. If you visit on Dec 7&8 you may also vote for the Gingerbread House Competition's People Choice Award winners! To learn more about the Gingerbread House Competition and how you can enter, visit this site.
Can you build the best gingerbread house in Oakwood? This year, the Gingerbread House Competition is expanding from just classroom entries to both classroom AND public entries. It's your time to shine! Register your group (family, neighbors, friends, social club, etc.) by Sunday, November 3 to enter the competition. You could win a gold ribbon and the pride and admiration of all the city! Entries will be judged on Saturday and Sunday, December 7-8 during regular Library hours. The winners will be announced on social media at 5:30pm on Sun