Join us every Wednesday morning in July for storytime with special guests from the DFW area. From 10 a.m. to noon, enjoy gallery games, create artwork, and watch performances inspired by artworks in the Carter’s collection. Art Tales is a program designed for children of all ages. Every Wednesday features new stories and activities, so mark your calendars for Art Tales, Wednesdays in July at the Carter!
Wednesday, July 20
Art Tales: Lightbulb Moment
Sometimes we just need a little inspiration! Let your creativity grow with a morning full of stories, gallery games, art making, and a performance by oral historian and griot storyteller Decee Cornish, all inspired by artworks in Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano.
Decee Cornish a Texas born-and-raised griot storyteller and oral historian. He is known for his multicultural folktales, tall tales, myths, and ghost stories that help to teach and motivate young people of all ages. Cornish has been a featured teller in festivals nationally and statewide and has won awards for working as a mentor for youth. He is also a U.S. veteran and has set foot on five of the seven continents.