Saturday Feb 15 2014
Children's Program, Special Event

Children's Book Launch - Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything by Maira Kalman

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Woodland Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center (map)
Saturday, February 15, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reservations: Not required

Due to inclement weather, the children's book launches by Maira Kalman and Elizabeth Chew have been postponed.  In the meantime, we welcome everyone to stop by and see the exhibition of select work from Kalman's book, Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything, on display in the lobby of the Carl and Hunter Smith Education Center at the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center.

Join renowned artist illustrator, and writer Maira Kalman for a children's art activity related to the launch of her new book Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything. Kalman will share her creativity and vision with young artists.  A selection of original art by Kalman will be on exhibit. Art activity in the Woodland Pavilion at 2 pm, followed by signing with the author in the Shop at Monticello at 3 pm.  Free.

Learn more about Kalman and her new book »



We found Maira's book at the library Monday and look forward to viewing her original artwork. Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Everything was well written and engaging. Excellent!


It's no exaggeration to say that I could not be more excited about this.

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