The Maier Museum of Art
at Randolph College

Story Time in the Galleries (Ages 4-7)

Experience the stories featured in Children’s Book Illustrations: Visual Storytelling, and make a drawing or collage inspired by the works of art. Designed for our youngest visitors and their caregivers.  Ages 4 – 7.

Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers are permitted, but please be conscious of limited space. Backpack-style child carriers are not permitted in the galleries.

Books illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Thursday, October 17, 11 a.m. – Noon

Mary Had a Little Glam by Tammi Sauer, The King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes, and Grandma’s Purse by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

READER: Kelly Cowart, Artist, Art Teacher, and Maier Docent



Books illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Saturday, October 26, 11 a.m. – Noon

Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall and Wombat Walkabout by Carol Diggory Shields

READER: Celeste Marianos, Puppeteer and Maier Docent



Books illustrated by Jerry Pinkney and Douglas Florian

Thursday, November 21, 11 a.m. – Noon

The Tortoise & the Hare and The Grasshopper & the Ants written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Insectlopedia written and illustrated by Douglas Florian

READER: Victoria Winfree’11, Youth Services Librarian, Lynchburg Public Library


Books illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Saturday, November 23, 11 a.m. – Noon

The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson and The Batboy and His Violin by Gavin Curtis


Barbara Nadel, Dancer and Maier Docent

Kelly Cowart, Artist, Art Teacher, and Maier Docent