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October 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
A Virtual Afternoon at The Ultimate Art Museum with Ferren Gipson
Books & Books, Phaidon, LACMA, Politics & Prose, and McNally Robinson present…
An Afternoon at The Ultimate Art Museum
(Phaidon Press, $39.95)
Sunday, October 10, 2 PM ET
Calling all art detectives ages 5+ to explore The Ultimate Art Museum!
Discover The Ultimate Art Museum! Join author Ferren Gipson on a virtual adventure throughout her magnificent museum-in-a-book. This special event will include interactive games and easy at-home activities to introduce children ages five and up to the power of art and imagination.
Free with RSVP and open to the public.
About The Ultimate Art Museum:
This imaginary art museum is an educational and inspiring experience without the constraints of space and time. Discover beautiful reproductions from pre-history to the present, arranged in easy-to-navigate, color-coded wings, galleries, and rooms, each with an informative narrative guide. With over 300 wonderfully diverse artworks, this book is the ultimate resource for all art-hungry children and their parents.
About the Author:
Ferren Gipson is an art historian, writer, speaker, educator, and advocate for making art and art history accessible and representative. She hosts and produces the Art Matters podcast and is a doctoral researcher at SOAS, University of London. She has worked with institutions such as Tate, BBC, Pinterest, Lomography and Esquire Magazine, as an art and design content specialist. Ferren lives in London with her husband and 5-year-old son.