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SVAC Opening Reception: “Ashley Bryan: The Spirit of Joy” and “The Wee Worlds of Salley Mavor”

September 30, 2023 @ 10:30am-4:00pm

Free

Two concurrent exhibitions: “Ashley Bryan: The Spirit of Joy” brings the unbridled creativity of award-winning children’s book illustrator and author Ashley Bryan’s home to life through a selection of toys, objects, puppets, paintings and photography. “The Wee Worlds of Salley Mavor” is a unique opportunity to experience the exceptional detail and 3-dimensional quality of Salley Mavor’s bas-relief embroideries, featured as illustrations in many children’s books.

Saturday, September 30 Events

Wee Read, 10:30 a.m.
Monthly story time for preschoolers featuring books by Ashley Bryan and Salley Mavor

Joyful Remembrances, 1–2 p.m.
Four panelists will share their joyful remembrances of Ashley Bryan drawn from their relationships, both personal and professional, with him.

Salley Mavor Artist Talk, 3 p.m.
Salley Mavor will give a short presentation in the gallery about her 3-dimensional hand-stitched artwork.

Public Opening Reception, 2–4 p.m.
All are welcome to join in celebrating the opening of the exhibitions. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served.

Event images:

Ashley Bryan, Illustration for The Story of the Three Kingdoms by Walter Dean Myers (HarperCollins). Collection of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Gift of the artist. © 1995 Ashley Bryan

Salley Mavor, A Wee Gathering, Assorted fabrics, beads, found objects, wire, thread and yarn

Details

Date:
September 30, 2023
Time:
10:30am-4:00pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.svac.org/class/mavor-bryan-opening/

Organizer

Southern Vermont Arts Center
Phone
(802) 362-1405
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Venue

Southern Vermont Arts Center
930 West Road -- SVAC Drive 05254 United States + Google Map
Phone
802-367-1306
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