The City of Carlsbad is hosting Janell Cannon: Stellaluna in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the popular picture book. The exhibit will be on display from July 1 through Aug. 19 at William D. Cannon Art Gallery, located at the Carlsbad City Library complex at 1775 Dove Lane. Admission is free. William D. Cannon Art Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
At a Glance
Stellaluna is Carlsbad author and illustrator Janell Cannon’s story of a lost young fruit bat.
The exhibit presents all of Ms. Cannon’s original artwork created for the book.
The Carlsbad Friends of the Arts is hosting a free opening reception on June 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cannon Art Gallery.
Attendees are invited to visit Ms. Cannon working on a new painting in the Gallery on Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m.
A TGIF Family Open Studios with Ms. Cannon is scheduled for July 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Poinsettia Community Park, located at 6600 Hidden Valley Rd. Participation is free.
A special Searching for Stellaluna event is scheduled for Aug. 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Gowland Meeting Room and Gallery. The event includes a book signing and presentation by Ms. Cannon and a book reading with harpist Charissa Berger.
The William D. Cannon Art Gallery is a program of City of Carlsbad’s Library & Cultural Arts. Family Open Studios are generously funded by the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts. For more information, contact Karen McGuire at 760-602-2022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.