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Door County Art Scene: Children’s Book Illustrations on Display at Miller Art Museum

Coming to the Miller Art Museum beginning Saturday, January 24 through April 14 are 80 original works of art from Denise Fleming, a Caldecott Honor Award winning illustrator of young children’s books. The Opening Day Celebration of Denise Fleming’s exhibit will be Saturday, January 24 from 3 – 4:30 pm with children’s activities and treats.

Twelve of Fleming’s books will be represented in a colorful array of work. Books included in this exhibition are: In The Tall, Tall Grass; In The Small, Small Pond; Barnyard Banter; Where Once There Was A Wood; Time To Sleep; The Everything Book; The First Day Of Winter; Alphabet Under Construction; Count!; Lunch; Buster; Mama Cat Has Two Kittens; and Pumpkin Eye.

To enrich the experience of her books, the Miller Art Museum is creating a “park-like” environment where young children can come and read, or be read to, play with puppets, make art and more.

The Miller Art Museum is located at 107 S. 4th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. For more information or to reserve a time to bring students as a classroom activity, call 920.746.0707.