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Kids' Programming

Celebration of Toledo Children's Author Jan Wahl

Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019 • 12:00 pm
Family Center and Little Theater
Adults, Family, Members

The Toledo Museum of Art will celebrate the life of children’s author Jan Wahl and his most recent book Hedy and Her Amazing Invention on Saturday, March 2 from noon-4:30 p.m.

Hedy and Her Amazing Invention teaches kids about the pioneering scientific work and inspiring courage of Hedy Lamarr, the famous Hollywood actress who fought against prejudice and stereotypes to become an accomplished inventor. Morgana W. Wallace's epic collages elevate Hedy to myth-like status.

Participants should meet at the Museum’s Family Center at noon to transform recyclable materials into their own collages, musical instruments, and ornaments. At 2 p.m. there will be a parade from the Family Center to the Little Theater for a reading of a selection of Wahl’s books, as a celebration of life for the author who passed away on Jan. 29 at the age of 87. At 3 p.m., the 1944 film thriller Experiment Perilous, staring Lamarr will be shown.

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