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Currier Museum Family Day: "Shark Patrol"

The Currier Museum‘s Family Day featured a hands-on wall-mounted all-ages Comics Jam this Sunday!  The atmosphere was rockin’, with the Toe-Jam Puppet Band pounding out rock classics in the gallery overhead and throngs of kids and parents milling about making artwork and munching on fruit and chocolate-dipped marshmallows…

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Using standard Comics Workshop tools, participants took turns making panels and adding them to the growing stories on the wall.  We also received a huge crowd of characters on our “Lend a Character / Borrow a Character” wall, and several of those characters appeared in the comics stories we made!


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Here’s a sample story that had some nice twists in it.  It’s called….

Shark Patrol

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That’s where we ran out of time.  It was really exciting to plan stories and problem-solve with complete strangers, always looking for that surprise and spark that will give the next artist a good opportunity or two!

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