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Reading into History: An Illustrator at Work and Our First Anniversary!

  This past Sunday, May 19th, the DCHM Reading into History family book club discussed the graphic novel/biography Around the World and got to meet its wonderful author and illustrator, Matt Phelan. We were especially lucky because Matt brought his sketchbooks that he kept while planning the book. He taught us so much about how he creates emotions [...]

Special Event: Sketching in the Gallery

  We had a busy week during school vacation here at the New-York Historical Society. One of the activities was so popular we just HAD to share! Twice each day we had educator-led sketching sessions in Audubon’s Aviary, the exhibition running through May 19. After a little introduction to the life and art of John Audubon, families chose [...]

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