The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

KidsBestFest 2014 Day #2: An Afternoon of Mo Willems animated shorts

KidsBestFest 2014 Day #2
Tuesday February 18th at 1pm

Feature film starts after the YouthFilm shorts---please check this schedule to get exact times.

Tickets $3 Available at the door
An Afternoon of Mo Willems animated shorts (USA, All Ages)
Join KidsBestFest and The Eric Carle Museum to celebrate An Afternoon of Mo Willems animated shorts.  Mo Willems’ works in children’s books, animation, television, theater, and bubble gum card painting have garnered him 3 Caldecott Honors, 2 Geisel Medals, 6 Emmy Awards, 3 Geisel Honors, a Helen Hayes nomination, and multiple bubble gum cards. He is best known for his characters Knuffle Bunny, The Pigeon, and Elephant and Piggie. He is worst known for his characters in Sheep in the Big City and The Off-Beats. More information about Mo’s past, present, and future can be gleaned at

The Eric Carle Museum will be on hand to give out Free family passes to ‘Seriously Silly: A Decade of Art and Whimsy by Mo Willems’

Run time- 90 minutes, Language English Format DVD,
Genre - Childrens

YouthFilm 2014 selections will start at 1 PM (YouthFilm schedule link here)

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