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JUNE 12, 2012
Vincent van Gogh

What was Vincent van Gogh's favorite color?
Was he a good cook?
What is so special about sunflowers?
Did he get along with his brother Theo?

Read all about this brilliant Dutch artist! Here are some of our book suggestions:

Vincent van Gogh and the Colors of the Wind by Chiara Lossani ; illustrated by Octavia Monaco

 

Vincent van Gogh: Sunflowers and Swirly Stars by Brad Bucks and Joan Holub

 

The Yellow House: Vincent van Gogh & Paul Gauguin Side by Side by Susan Goldman Rubin ; illustrations by Jos. A. Smith

 

You can make a painting like Vincent van Gogh in our hands-on Summer Reading Club workshop. Use oil pastels and watercolors to create your own starry nights masterpiece. Artists ages 6 and up can register for the van Gogh Starry Nights Program!

Already attended the program? Did you have fun? Tell us about your masterpiece!

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