Keith Haring Day
April 1 2017 | 11:00AM – 3:00PM
WITH A BOOK SIGNING BY SPECIAL GUEST KAY HARING
Join us at the Petersen Automotive Museum on April 1st as we spend the day celebrating the art of Keith Haring. Keith’s sister Kay Haring will be reading and signing her latest children’s book: Keith Haring, The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing at 11:30am and 1:30pm. We will also have a variety of activities in the museum, from murals to painting exercises, celebrating the iconic style of Haring.
*Event free with paid admission*
ABOUT KEITH HARING: THE BOY WHO JUST KEPT DRAWING
Iconic pop artist Keith Haring comes to life for young readers in this picture book biography lovingly written by his sister
This one-of-a-kind book explores the life and art of Keith Haring from his childhood through his meteoric rise to fame. It sheds light on this important artist’s great humanity, his concern for children, and his disregard for the establishment art world. Reproductions of Keith’s signature artwork appear in scenes boldly rendered by Robert Neubecker. This is a story to inspire, and a book for Keith Haring fans of all ages to treasure.
Available for purchase at the Petersen Museum store.
Photo credit: http://hawkinsbiggins.com/
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kay Haring is the younger sister of Keith Haring. She is a wife, mother, writer, hiker, lover of art and the wonders of nature. Kay has spent many years both working and volunteering for nonprofits, in management and fundraising capacities. She has held board positions for a wide variety of nonprofits, many related to the arts. She is interested in sharing nonfiction stories with children that are inspirational and thought provoking.Kay spends time in southern California, Hawaii and Utah but her heart resides in Pennsylvania.