Mo Willems’ WE ARE ALL CONNECTED to be created at the Kennedy Center, October 9

4 min 9 mths

Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence, Emmy Award®–winning writer, and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Mo Willems, will be partnering with community groups across the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area to create an interactive art installation on the Kennedy Center’s REACH Plaza on Saturday, October 9th from 10:45 a.m.–4 p.m. titled We Are All Connected.

As part of the launch of the 50th Anniversary season, the We Are All Connected day of creation will be hosted by Mo Willems and Helen Hayes Award®–winning actress, Erika Rose, and feature musical performances from No BS! Brass; the Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir; a jazz trio featuring Amy Bormet, piano, Dana Hawkins, percussion, and Tarus Mateen, electric bass; and more. Spectators are welcome to the Center’s REACH campus during this time to experience and participate in exciting musical and creative activities around the grounds and outside of the Moonshot Studio, while also watching the artwork be created. Additionally, there will be a featured moment with the Center’s new Education Artist-in-Residence, New York Times best-selling author and MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient, Jacqueline Woodson.

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