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The Shocking Truth About Cinderella by Jane R. Willson

9/01/11 - 11/01/2011

Main Library

Children's Center Exhibit Space - 2nd Floor

100 Larkin St.

The Shocking Truth About Cinderella is an exhibition by San Francisco artist Jane R. Willson celebrating the true worldwide Cinderella story. It stars Yeh-Shen, the first recorded Cinderella from ninth century China, and introduces some of Yeh-Shen's equally burdened and beautiful Cinderella colleagues who thrive in folk tales throughout the world.

Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Here - Special Postcard Workshop with the Artist

Sunday, October 23, 2-4 p.m., Main Library, Fisher Children's Center

  Watch video: The Shocking Truth of Cinderella Library Exhibition

San Francisco artist Jane R. Willson shows how to apply your own painted lines, drawings, collaged images, and hand lettering onto postcards and envelopes to make stunning works of art from folklore. Mail your artwork to yourself, a friend, or relative through the U.S. Postal Service! Or choose to show your art in a special mail art display at the Main Children's Center!
For ages 5 and up. Parents welcome. Space limited. Call 557-4554 for reservations.

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