National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Wichita Public Library


Contact Info

223 South Main
Wichita, KS 67202

Tel: 316/261-8523
Fax: 316/262-4540
http://www.bigreadwichita.org

Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea

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Into the Beautiful North
Luis Alberto Urrea

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Events

Big Read Wichita Pre-Party

Start the Big Read Wichita off right with book giveaways, mariachi music, reader's theater, trivia, refreshments and more!

Event Location: Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W Museum Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203

Date: Sat, Sep 19, 2015
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Migration of the Monarchs

Join us for a celebration of the annual migration of the Monarch butterfly, including a presentation by naturalist Jim Mason, butterfly face painting and museum activities.

Event Location: Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS 67226

Date: Sat, Sep 26, 2015
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Day of the Dead and Memorial Celebrations

Learn about Day of the Dead and how it is celebrated both by American Indian tribes and in Mexican culture. Participants will make their own sugar skulls and have the opportunity to view the new exhibit "Alaska: People of the Ice and Snow" for half-price admission.

Event Location: Mid-America All Indian Center, 650 N Seneca, Wichita, KS 67203

Date: Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

ArtVenture: The Little Read

To celebrate the annual Big Read, Wichita Art Museum dedicates its monthly family program to literacy and the arts with special artmaking, games and activities. Families are invited to attend this special ArtVenture that brings the joy of reading and the arts together with special book giveaways and performances.

Event Location: Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W Museum Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203

Date: Sat, Oct 24, 2015
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

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