What's Happening at the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation!
Join us for the EJK Family Concert at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Saturday, June 14! Step lively to a set by Oxomatli’s Ozokids, then cool down with a story by Ezra. Part of the wonderful Celebrate Brooklyn! performance series, the festivities start at 4 p.m.
Spend a magical hour with your kids on Saturday afternoons in July and August, when storyteller Tammy Hall spins enchanting tales. The fun begins at
2 p.m. at the Peter Statue in the Imagination Playground.
Take a moment to view the awards ceremony highlights, name-check the winners, take a peek inside the top books, page through the catalogue….It’s easy to see why the writers and artists of the EJK Bookmaking Competition inspire us year after year.
Archie is a funny, imaginative kid who likes to entertain his friends, but a stray cat’s shenanigans ruin the show. Has Archie met his match—or his new pet?
Bonus: Ice cream, ice cubes and crafty cats
Press Release: Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program Awards Public School Teachers and Librarians Across 27 States
NEW YORK—May 28, 2014—The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children’s love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, has awarded Minigrants to 60 educators at public schools and libraries in 27 states across the country. Now in its 26th year, the Program awards each recipient with up to $500 for specific programs that they have planned for the next academic year.
• Click here for a list of grantees and their winning programs
“The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats” continues its successful run at the Skirball Cultural Center, drawing crowds of adults and kids with plenty to see and do. Go before September 7, when the long-running, traveling show closes for the last time.
Here’s just some of the buzz about the Keats show at the Skirball, as museumgoers took to Twitter to spread the word.