Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is illustrated by the award-winning artist Floyd Cooper. Cooper's illustrations will be on display in the Carla D. Hayden wing of the Central Library beginning February 5, 2018.
(The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents "Red Velvet," a play by Lolita Chakrabarti about actor Ira Aldridge, February 2 - 25.)
This special exhibit is supported in part by the William G. Baker Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artist Portfolios www.BakerArtist.org.
Sunday, May 27
Central Library, Carla D. Hayden Wing
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201