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Family Program

Story Time: Elmer the Patchwork Elephant

August 17, 2018 | 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Elmer the elephant is covered in bright-colored patchwork. No wonder the other elephants laugh at him! Children of all ages are invited to discover David McKee’s comical fable about a colorful elephant’s struggle to be himself in Elmer the Patchwork Elephant (1989). After the reading, participants will learn where elephants live in Africa before painting their own colorful Elmer during a guided art-making workshop.  


Story Time is a short format, informal storytelling program facilitated by Fowler educators at 11:30 am on the first and third Friday of each month. This event is free, no reservation required. Meet in the Fowler’s Lobby.

Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 398 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd | $12/day
Rideshare drop-off 305 Royce Drive.

About the Exhibition
Striking Iron is a major international traveling exhibition that reveals the history of invention and technical sophistication that led African blacksmiths to transform one of Earth’s most basic natural resources into objects of life-changing utility, empowerment, and astonishing artistry.

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