February 23, 2019 –
Opening Reception :Benny Andrews, Storyteller, Illustrator @ Madison City Hall
Saturday, February 23, 2019 1-3pm
The Morgan County African American Museum is proud to announce the exhibition “Benny Andrews, Illustrator. The exhibition will open on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Madison City Hall Annex, Council Chamber room from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm.
Pellom C. McDaniel, PhD professor at Emory University will be the guest curator. Dr. McDaniel will highlight the Plainview native’s legacy as an illustrator of children’s books. A copy of each children’s books illustrated by Mr. Andrews will be donated to the MCAAM. Excerpts from each of these books will be highlighted in a Reading Event that will feature celebrity readers including Mrs. Benny Andrews (Nene), Dr. Pellom McDaniel, Andrews’ family members and local celebrity readers. A reception will follow the program. There is no admission.
The exhibit will be featured at the MCAAM until March 29, 2019. For more information contact the MCAAM at 706 342-9191.