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In celebration of the publication of Chasing Light: Michelle Obama through the Lens of a White House Photographer, Amanda Lucidon, the official White House photographer (2012 – 2016), will be visiting libraries and schools across the country to speak about her work and the importance of arts education. A traveling exhibition of photographs from the book will be shown at select libraries, including Brooklyn Public Library, Princeton Public Library, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and Chicago Public Library.

In cities where Amanda Lucidon will be speaking at libraries, she will also visit Turnaround Arts schools. Founded by former First Lady and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, the Turnaround Arts program infuses the arts into struggling schools as a powerful strategy to turn them around. See below for upcoming events. Author in attendance at the starred (*) locations.

Upcoming Events
Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library, Washington, DC*
Exhibition dates 10/17/2017 to 11/10/2017
Author event 11/2/2017—Free and open to the public

Memphis Public Library, Memphis, Tennessee*
Exhibition dates 10/20/2017 to 11/10/2017
Author event 11/9/2017—Free and open to the public

Princeton Public Library, Princeton, New Jersey *
Exhibition dates 11/16/2017 to 12/3/2017
Author event 11/16/2017—Free and open to the public

Brooklyn Public Library—Central, Brooklyn, New York
Exhibition dates 11/16/2017 to 12/3/2017—Free and open to the public

The Voracious Reader, Larchmont, New York*
Author event 11/29/2017—Free and open to the public

Brooklyn Public Library—Macon, Brooklyn, New York*
Exhibition dates 11/16/2017 to 12/3/2017
Author event 11/30/2017—Free and open to the public

Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, New Orleans, Louisiana*
Exhibition dates 12/7/2017 to 1/5/2018
Author event 12/14/2017—Free and open to the public

Temple University Libraries—Samuel L. Paley Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania*
Exhibition dates 1/2/2018 to 1/23/2018
Author event 1/22/2018—Free and open to the public

Toledo Lucas County Public Library, Toledo, Ohio*
Exhibition dates 2/1/2018 to 3/4/2018
Author event 2/1/2018—Free and open to the public

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Homewood, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania*
Exhibition dates 2/2/2018 to 2/16/2018
Author event 2/8/2018—Free and open to the public

Chicago Public Library—Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago, Illinois*
Exhibition dates 2/1/2018 to 3/3/2018
Author event 2/15/2018—Free and open to the public

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Chasing Light Book Tour and Library Exhibition

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