'Sundown Stories' at SVMA
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art's popular "Sundown Stories" series concludes on Wednesday, Aug. 10, with Elaine Stanley telling the last two of the six Grimm's fairy tales illustrated by David Hockney. Stanley will recount the peculiar and suspenseful story of "The Boy Who Left Home to Learn Fear" and the equally peculiar tale "Old Rinkrank."
The stories begin at 8 p.m. at the museum and the doors and galleries open at 7:30 p.m.
Stanley grew up traveling and living throughout the United States. in London and Tokyo. She is a graduate of the Dominican College Storytelling Program, and has been a professional storyteller since 1994.
"We have had so much fun with this series," said Margie Maynard, education and public programs director at the museum. "Families have really embraced the spirit of it and it's turned into a big participatory pajama party, These Sundown Stories have been so well received that we are hoping to continue with more family programming like this at the museum."
The Museum Café will have hot chocolate, juice and cookies available, along with coffee and tea.
This program is free to children and $5 for adults, and is supported by the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance.
Bring a blanket to sit on, pajamas are optional. This program is recommended for ages 7 and up.
The museum is located at 551 Broadway. Advance registration is encouraged. For more details and registration, call 939-7862 or visit www.svma.org.