Draw Me a Story: The Art of Illustration for Children

23 Apr 2011 – 30 Jul 2011

Event times

Open 10am to 5.30pm Tuesday to Friday and 10am to 5pm Saturday and BH Monday / Closed on 29 April

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Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Bus services to stops near the Museum are fast and frequent: for full details see www.plymouth.gov.uk/publictransport
  • Regular train service to Plymouth from the region and beyond. The station is a 5-10 minute taxi ride or 10-15 minute walk from the Museum.

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‘Draw Me a Story: The Art of Illustration for Children' is a family-friendly show that brings together original artwork and prints by some of the best children's illustrators in the business. The exhibition features classic characters such as Mr Benn, Bagpuss and the Beano and explores the techniques that illustrators use to weave together pictures and words. The show has been produced in partnership with Falmouth Art Gallery, Plymouth City Council's Library Service, Booktrust, the Illustration Cupboard, Mabecron Books and the University of Plymouth. It is backed by an extensive event programme that includes storytelling sessions, special events, holiday workshops and author/illustrator talks and book signings.


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