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Come Discover The World With Peter Sis

For Release: April 19, 2005
College Station, TX -

The Museum at the George Bush Presidential Library will be one of six stops for the art exhibit Discovering the World with Peter Sís. Sís’s artwork is filled with originality and creativity. His picture books for children are intricately drawn with graphic elegance and complexity that make them appealing to adults as well. They cover topics ranging from his father’s experiences in Tibet to the persecution of the astronomer Galileo to Darwin’s travels aboard The Beagle. The stories and illustrations show how exciting and magical our world is. The Bush Museumand the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley will host a series of events during the opening weekend.

Schedule for Opening Weekend Events

Friday April 22

George Bush Presidential

Library and Museum

5:30 -7:30 Children’s art activities,

Storytelling, Scranimals, and refreshments

6:00 Exhibit ribbon cutting,

6:30 – 7:30 Bush Museum Issues Forum

7:30 – 8:30 Exhibit preview

Reservations requested for Issues Forum


Saturday April 23

Children’s Museum

of the Brazos Valley

11:00 am– 1:00 pm

Refreshments, Scranimals and art activities

For more info 979-799-KIDS (5437)

The Issues Forum begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Bush Museum. Autographed books will be available. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are recommended. For more information, or to make reservations, call Amanda Urrutia at 979-691-4015. The exhibit will be in the Ansary Gallery of American History from April 22 to July 4.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091