Mar 16, 2017

Storyteller Adam Booth to visit Saturday KidsArt at HMA

Contact: (304) 529-2701

The Huntington Museum of Art welcomes award-winning storyteller Adam Booth as a special guest on Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. during Saturday KidsArt.

Participants meet in HMA's Studio 1. While playing musical instruments, Booth will lead the children in a short parade into the Museum, where he will tell stories before the children return to HMA's Studio 1 for a portrait activity.

In his original stories, Booth mixes traditional mountain folklore with music and adds contemporary Appalachian touches. He has presented at the Appalachian Studies Association Conference, the International Storytelling Center, the National Storytelling Festival, and the National Storytelling Conference. In addition, Booth has served as a Spoken Word Resident at the Banff Centre. He is the recipient of two Parents’ Choice Silver Honors for his recordings and has won four Storytelling World Awards and Honors. Booth has won the West Virginia Liars' Contest four times.

HMA's Saturday KidsArt offers a free art activity each week to children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Younger children are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. Saturday KidsArt is free each week at HMA thanks to the generous sponsorship of Cabell Huntington Hospital.

For more information on events at HMA, visit www.hmoa.org or call (304) 529-2701. HMA is fully accessible.