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Comics: Heroes, Myths, and Tales

Official Website:Comics: Heroes, Myths, and Tales
Venue:Boston Children's Museum
Location:308 Congress Street, Boston, MA
Dates:Friday, February 15, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:$$ see below

Comics: Heroes, Myths, and TalesComics: Heroes, Myths, and Tales is a new exhibit at Boston Children's Museum featuring work from artists Jerel Dye, Raúl the Third, and the Boston Comics Roundtable.

This exhibit helps visitors explore storytelling through images. Comics are a series of images created to tell a story, say something silly, or share an idea, with little or no text.

Comics: Heroes, Myths, and Tales will showcase many different drawing styles, as well as tools and processes used by the featured artists, are highlighted.

Visitors are invited to share the adventures of creatures and characters both every day and fantastical.

Special Events
The Museum will host a Meet the Artists on opening night - Friday, February 15 from 5:00 - 9:00pm. Zines and comics will be available for purchase during this event.

Jerel Dye received his BFA from UMass Dartmouth in Painting and his MFA at MassArt in the Studio for Interrelated media. Jerel also teaches courses in drawing, cartooning and comics. He lives in Jamaica Plain. http://jereldye.com/

Jerel Dye Artist Workshop
Visitors can take a workshop with Jerel Dye on Sunday, April 14 at 11:00am, 12:15pm, and 2:00pm.

Raul the Third is the award winning illustrator of the Lowriders series from Chronicle Books. He has collaborated with author Cathy Camper on Lowriders in Space, Lowriders to the Center of the Earth and Lowriders Blast from the Past from Chronicle books.

Raúl the Third Workshop
Visitors can take a workshop with Raúl the Third on Sunday, February 17 at 11:00am, 12:15pm, and 2:00pm. Jerel Dye and Raul the Third will have comics available for sale in The Shop at BCM for the duration of the show.

The Gallery installation is scheduled to run February 15 – May 4, 2019. For additional information, please visit www.BostonChildrensMuseum.org


Saturday-Thursday 10am-5pm
Fridays 10am-9pm


Adults: $17 Children (1-15): $17 Children (Under 12 months): FREE Members: FREE TJX Fridays: $1 from 5pm to 9pm


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308 Congress Street
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