Online Family Program: Shel Silverstein’s Playful Poetry
May 20, 202003:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Shel Silverstein is most famous for writing and illustrating children’s books, but did you know he also wrote songs that were recorded by many outlaw country musicians? Join a museum educator on FieldTripZoom to explore the exhibit Outlaws and Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70s and listen to poems from Silverstein’s collection A Light in the Attic. Inspired by his whimsical writing, draw an illustration along with visual artist Britt McDermott and learn to write a Silverstein-style poem. Recommended for ages five to eleven with guardian, but all are welcome. Guardian is required to be present for children under thirteen.
Takes place via FieldTripZoom no download needed. Space is limited. Registration required. Free.
- Drawing or writing tool
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Guardians are required to be present with participants under thirteen years old. By signing up for this program, you are confirming that a guardian will be present with youth under thirteen. An educator will send a FieldTripZoom invitation to you by 11:00 a.m. the morning of the program. Registration closes 24 hours before program time, and accommodations are guaranteed for museum members. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.