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Register Now for The Building Blocks of Play

February 19, 2015

Registration now open!

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9AM-3PM

“The Building Blocks of Play: Art, Books and Childhood” — a daylong exploration of the importance of play through a young person’s education and into adulthood.

The Building Blocks of Play

Keynote speaker: Linda Mayes

Mayes_LindaLinda Mayes is the Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology in the Yale Child Study Center, Interim Director, Yale Child Study Center, and Special Advisor to the Dean, Yale School of Medicine.




Authors and artists: 

Nina Crews
Robie Harris
Richard Lewis
Peter Reynolds
Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Paul O. Zelinsky

A Pop-Up Workshop, led by Becca Zerkin, a member of the Matt Reinhart Pop-Up Studio

Lunch will be served, and two autographing sessions will occur mid-day and at close of day.

Tickets: $75

Read more on the importance of play in this New York Times op-ed co-authored by Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suranksy and Nancy Nager, graduate faculty member.

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