MA – Testing the Ice Exhibit

Kadir Nelson, Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson’s daughter and the director of Educational Programming for Major League Baseball, and Scott Simon, author of Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball, reflect on the personal and professional life of the famed baseball player Jackie Robinson on April 1, 2012 at 1:00 pm.

Book signing to Follow; Free with Museum Admission

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002

MA – We Are the Ship Exhibit

Kadir Nelson leads a Special Gallery Tour on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm.

Free with Museum Admission

From his first painting in college on the subject of the Negro Baseball League to the publication of his book, We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, Kadir Nelson has been inspired by the history of the league and the strong heroic people who were a part of it. Join him as he shares some stories, talks about his process, and highlights aspects of this extraordinary exhibition.

Book signing to follow.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002