On September 18, 2020, the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts will host a fall exhibition featuring four of Virginia Children’s Book Festival’s fan favorites – "Anthology: Elly MacKay, John Parra, LeUyen Pham, and Victoria Kann". A socially distanced opening celebration will take place on Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19 during the hours of 11:00am and 5:00pm, as well as on Sunday, September 20 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Museum visitors can drop in at any time and will be offered takeaway reception favors.
"Anthology: Elly MacKay, John Parra, LeUyen Pham, and Victoria Kann" highlights both new and former favorite works from four talented and respected children’s book illustrators and authors. Presented in partnership with the Virginia Children’s Book Festival, this exhibition celebrates themes of belonging, community, and friendship through the works of Elly MacKay, John Parra, LeUyen Pham, and Victoria Kann. This exhibition will be on view until January 3, 2021.
The first virtual Virginia Children’s Book Festival is an exciting, inspiring event for everyone. Register here for free, unlocking worlds of science fiction, hip hop, illustration and more for an entire month.
This exhibition is presented in partnership with the Virginia Children’s Book Festival, and is made possible in part through the support of Candice Jamison Dowdy ’69 and Charles H. Dowdy III + Northwestern Mutual.
LCVA exhibitions and programs are made possible through the generous support of the Wells Fargo Foundation, the Walter J. Payne Foundation, Anne Carter & Walter R. Robbins, Jr. Foundation, the E.B. Duff Charitable Lead Annuity Trust, Southside Electric Cooperative, Walmart, Julie Kline Dixon and Guy Dixon, Navona & David Hart, Real Living Cornerstone, Helton House, Haley Auto Mall, The Woodland, Inc., Candice Jamison Dowdy ’69 and Charles H. Dowdy III + Northwestern Mutual, Foster Fuels, Linda Arthur, Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, Hotel Weyanoke, Karol and Philip Hull, Lisa & Tim Tharpe, and Longwood University Office of Alumni and Career Services.
Image Credit: LeUyen Pham Rock-a-bye Baby, 2010 giclée print 6.5x12.5 inches Collection of the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts 2019.2.1