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Portland Museum of Art

address  7 Congress Sq.
 Portland, ME  04101
phone (207) 775-6148
hours Fall-Spring: Tue.-Thu. & Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm, Fri. 10 am-9 pm. Summer: Mon.-Thu. & Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm, Fri. 10 am-9 pm
general adm $10; $8 seniors and students with ID; $4 children 6-17; free for children under 6

Painter And Poet: The Wonderful World Of Ashley Bryan

Painter And Poet: The Wonderful World Of Ashley Bryan

Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Painting, Museum
The exhibition includes more than 70 works of art from 20 of books by Bryan, an African-American author and illustrator. In addition to surveying Bryan's adaptations of poetry, folklore and spirituals, the exhibition will explore the artist's fascinating biography and the important role that family heritage plays in his work. Eight of Bryan's puppets, which were inspired by African art and composed of objects he found on the small Maine Island where he lives, will accompany his book illustrations. The exhibition will also feature a biographical video. On view through Nov. 25.
picture-book; art; exhibitions; illustrator; author; books; paintings; folklore; spirituals; biography; heritage
Event Info: (207) 775-6148
Price: Museum admission: $10-15; under age 15 free; Fridays free from 4 to 8 pm
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