February 25 (11:00-1:00) and February 26 (1:00-3:00) at the Reading Public Museum
Join the Reading Public Museum for a meet and greet, book signing with Kay Haring, sister of famous artist Keith Haring and author of Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing. Iconic pop artist Keith Haring comes to life for young readers in Kay's picture book biography. This one-of-a-kind book explores the life and art of Keith Haring from his childhood through his meteoric rise to fame. It sheds light on this important artist’s great humanity, his concern for children, and his disregard for the establishment art world. Reproductions of Keith’s signature artwork appear in scenes boldly rendered by Robert Neubecker.
Don’t miss the interactive storytime incorporating movement and stories inspired by the artwork of Keith Haring. Mimic the movements of his most famous figures, enjoy storytime, and then add your artistic designs to our collaborative art project.
Book sales benefit Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of Berks County Community Foundation. $16.99 for a Hardcover Book. Book ideal for Children 5-8 years of age and anyone interested in this hometown hero. For more information on Kay Haring, visit kayharing.com. To reserve a copy of Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing please contact Melissa Varone at firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies will be available for purchase during the weekend long book signing event.
Access to the book signing with paid Museum admission includes meet and greet with author, special activities for children, access to all Museum displays and view of Haring works on loan in the Modern Gallery.