Register Now for The Building Blocks of Play
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.
Keynote speaker: Linda Mayes
Linda 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:
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.
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.