Sunday Funday: Ashley Bryan Beautiful Blackbird

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Sunday Funday: Ashley Bryan Beautiful Blackbird

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, February 18, 2024 –2:00pm to 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Join us in celebrating Black History Month with a special crafting event dedicated to the legendary artist, Ashley Bryan. In honor of this great author, storyteller, and puppeteer, we will be creating a beautiful blackbird craft inspired by his masterpiece, “Beautiful Blackbird.” Known for bringing African culture and folktales to life through poetic verse and vibrant artwork, Bryan’s “Beautiful Blackbird” stands as a cherished treasure. Come be a part of this creative tribute, where we’ll bring the spirit of Ashley Bryan’s artistry to life through our own unique blackbird crafts. Let’s celebrate the rich tapestry of Black history and artistic excellence together!

为庆祝黑人历史月,今天的特别手工活动将致敬传奇艺术家阿什利·布莱恩 (Ashley Bryan)。 Bryan是一位杰出的作家和木偶制作大师,我们将以他的名作《美丽的黑鸟》为灵感,创造自己的黑鸟工艺品。 《美丽的黑鸟》通过充满诗意的文字和活力四射的绘图展现非洲文化和民间艺术瑰宝。 今天我们将融入Ashley Bryan 的艺术精神创作我们自己独特的黑鸟工艺品,一起庆祝丰富多彩的黑人历史和卓越的艺术成就!

Únete a nosotros para celebrar el Mes de la Historia Afroamericana con un evento especial de manualidades dedicado al legendario artista, Ashley Bryan. En honor a este gran autor, narrador y titiritero, crearemos una hermosa manualidad de mirlo inspirada en su obra maestra “Beautiful Blackbird”. Conocido por dar vida a la cultura africana y a los cuentos populares a través de versos poéticos y obras de arte vibrantes, “Beautiful Blackbird” de Bryan es un tesoro apreciado. Únete a nosotros en este homenaje creativo, donde daremos vida al espíritu artístico de Ashley Bryan a través de nuestras propias manualidades únicas de mirlos. ¡Celebremos juntos la rica historia afroamericana y la excelencia artística!

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.


February 18
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Iowa City Public Library
123 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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