Ezra Jack Keats: A Centennial Celebration

Workshop for Educators


Thursday, July 14, 2016
10:30 am – 1 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Join us for a workshop in celebration of the centennial of the birth of Ezra Jack Keats, subject of the Jewish Museum’s 2011 exhibition, The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats.  Leonard Marcus, renowned children’s book historian, author and critic will speak about the work of Ezra Jack Keats and his legacy.  The talk will be followed by an art workshop with Jewish Museum educators.

Special education teachers may register free of charge by calling 212.423.3270.

This professional development workshop is made possible by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, endowment support from the Kekst Family Fund, and through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Councilmember Mark Levine.

Program fee:  $12 (light refreshments will be served)

Ezra Jack Keats, Crunch, crunch, crunch, his feet sank into the snow, final illustration for The Snowy Day, 1962, collage and paint on board, 9 x 20 in. (22.9 x 50.8 cm). Ezra Jack Keats Papers, de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi © Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. 

Reproduced with special permission from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

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