CAM Kids Celebration Series: Virginia Lee Burton
The CAM Kids Celebrations Series a monthly program for families with young children. Each month, an artist will be selected that celebrates a birthday that month, and a celebration of their work will be presented to families in the form of a celebration! This month the celebration is for Virginia Lee Burton, founder of the Folly Cove Designers and a local award-winning children's book author.
Virginia Lee Burton authored and illustrated some of the most memorable books ever written for children, and won the 1942 Caldecott Medal for The Little House (Sandpiper Books) . She went on to author many children's books with wonderful illustrations depicting the adventures of her well developed characters, all with happy endings. Later in life Virginia Lee Burton went on to become a recognized artist and founder of the world-reknown Folly Cove Designers. She lived in Folly Cove (part of Lanesville) with her husband and two sons.
Celebration activities include:
- Fun in the gallery
- Traditional birthday games
- Party favors
Reservations are required. Please contact Liza Browning using the info below. The Museum is wheelchair accessible.
Virginia Lee Burton books include: