William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood


The Greater Denton Arts Council presents William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood, on view at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, November 14, 2014 through January 18, 2015. This exhibit is free and open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

William Joyce is an acclaimed author, illustrator, filmmaker and a pioneer in the animation industry. This exhibition features over 70 of his original drawings, paintings, and lithographs from his award winning creations The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, Guardians of Childhood, Meet the Robinsons, Epic, Rolie Polie Olie, Santa Calls and more. The exhibition was organized by the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature.


William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood Members Opening Reception
Friday, November 14, 5:30-7:30 pm
Join fellow GDAC members to mark the opening of this exciting new exhibition. For details and registration call (940) 382-2787. Not a member? Discover the benefits of membership at dentonarts.com

Holiday Wonderland Family Day
Saturday, December 13, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Celebrate the season with a live storytelling of Joyce’s book Santa Calls, photos with Santa, carolers, art activities, and more! Tickets are $10 per family. For details and registration call (940) 382-2787 or visit dentonarts.com

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