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Stories from the Silk Road

August 26, 2006–May 28, 2007
Kraft Education Center

Take a picture-book journey on the Silk Road and experience the cultures, landscapes, and peoples of different lands. This exhibition features original illustrations from books about the people who traveled the Silk Road, including Muslim scholar Ibn Battuta, Ghengis Khan, and Marco Polo. Illustrations from Chinese and Indian folktales will also be on view. Artists included are Helen Cann, Demi (Charlotte Dumaresq Hunt), Yumi Heo, James Rumford, and Peter Sis.

Illustration by Helen Cann from We're Riding on a Caravan written by Laurie Krebs. Copyright 2005. Published by Barefoot Books.