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Cultural Folk Tales Day

Underwritten by the Homer and Martha Gudelsky Family Foundation

Saturday, July 8, 2017 10:00am—5:00pm

FREE with paid museum admission.

Explore countries around the world through interactive folk tales for the whole family to enjoy! Expert storytellers from across the globe will introduce stories from Japan, Latin America, Africa, and Haiti through vibrant music and dance. Also enjoy a day of hands-on crafts, activities, and access to the Palm Beach Library System’s Bookmobile!


Kuniko RED (resized for web)Storytelling 
Theater and Library

Take a trip around the world with our storytellers! Listen to fun interactive folktales from Japan, Latin America, Africa and Haiti. Click here for our full schedule of storytelling events and performer descriptions!


Ema20120608Story Hunt

Be an explorer and search our galleries for the fun stories of these unique ema, wish blocks, from Japan.



DoraemonOfficialCartoon (Story) Adventures 
Classroom A

Discover Doraemon, Japan’s first anime ambassador and a very funny robotic blue cat by watching a couple of his cartoons! Afterwards, create you own Doraemon crazy escapade by filling in the word bubbles on a manga, a comic book page, and give it your creative spin by coloring it in!


TANABATA TREETanabata Bamboo

Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a tanzaku strip of paper and tie it to Tanabata bamboo in the lobby to celebrate!


Palm Beach Library System’s Bookmobilefront of the Museum

Get your own Commemorative T’s and Totes by the Fine Print ShoppeBack Terrace