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The Illustrated Letter: A Creative Master ClassMaster ClassIn-Person

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2023

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

The Artist's home & studio

Maira Kalman writes:

We all need to Walk. To Walk and Not Think. To Not Know. So we will take a walk. When we are done walking, we probably will have thoughts or images.

All of us have someone we want to write a letter to. A living person. Or dead person. Or a dead person we never met. (I am writing to Kafka.)

So we will all sit down and write and draw a letter. Hopefully with a cup of tea nearby.

This could be the beginning of a beautiful epistolary life.


Maira Kalman

Maira Kalman is an illustrator, author, and designer. Her many books for adults and children include Cake; Ooh-la-la (Max in Love); Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey; And the Pursuit of Happiness; The Principles of Uncertainty; and a bestselling illustrated edition of Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style. Her most recent book is Sara Berman’s Closet. Kalman is a contributor to The New Yorker, and her work is shown at the Julie Saul Gallery in New York City.