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The Fourth Grade Project

2023-02-26 00:00:00 2023-02-26 23:59:00 America/New_York The Fourth Grade Project Stop by the library to see this moving photography exhibit showcasing fourth grade students from around the world! Open every day during library open hours (exhibit closes 30 minutes before library). Chelsea District Library - McKune Room

Sunday, February 26
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Add to Calendar 2023-02-26 00:00:00 2023-02-26 23:59:00 America/New_York The Fourth Grade Project Stop by the library to see this moving photography exhibit showcasing fourth grade students from around the world! Open every day during library open hours (exhibit closes 30 minutes before library). Chelsea District Library - McKune Room

Stop by the library to see this moving photography exhibit showcasing fourth grade students from around the world! Open every day during library open hours (exhibit closes 30 minutes before library).

Over the course of a decade, acclaimed artist Judy Gelles traveled to countries around the world photographing over 300 fourth grade students and asking them these three questions. 


Who do you live with?

What do you wish for?

What do you worry about?


Students from a wide range of economic and cultural backgrounds in China, England, India, Israel, Italy, Nicaragua, St. Lucia, South Africa, Dubai, South Korea, and multiple areas of the United States answered these questions, and their stories took shape. Collectively, the students’ answers and photographs capture the gamut of societal issues that we face today: violence, immigration, global hunger, and the impact of the media and popular culture. More than that, they reveal common human experiences.


“My dream for this project would be if it could be instituted in curriculums all over the world, and kids could be connected and become a part of one huge global community.” - Judy Gelles


The Fourth Grade Project Exhibition consists of more than 60 photographs to be displayed in CDL’s McKune Room from February 1 through March 16. CDL invites people of all ages to visit the exhibit and experience the way this photography collection connects viewers locally and globally, bridging cultural differences by fostering a strong, tolerant, and global community. View the exhibit and ask yourself, what do you wish for?


Judy Gelles had a long-time focus on themes of family and children, with work in major collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2013,Critical Mass listed her as one of the top 50 photographers in the US. In 2015, she presented The Fourth Grade Project as a TEDx talk.

The Fourth Grade Project is organized by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Music, Arts, & History |

TAGS: | exhibit | display |

Chelsea District Library

Phone: 734-475-8732

Hours
Mon, Mar 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 25 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Mar 26 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Chelsea District Library is a single branch library serving the City of Chelsea and surrounding townships. The library has 4 small study rooms, one medium meeting room, and the McKune room, our main programming room.

Upcoming events

Wed, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Chelsea District Library - Ingenuity Engine
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Wed, Mar 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Join Bob Ross certified instructor Brenda Fineman to paint a gorgeous 16x20 landscape.
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Thu, Mar 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
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Our storytime program for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

Thu, Mar 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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Children read books to our friendly therapy dogs who listen carefully to every single word! Meet a different dog every month! Children must be able to read a simple book independently to participate.

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Thu, Mar 23, 6:45pm - 8:30pm
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The CDL Board of Trustees meets monthly in the library's McKune Room. Meetings are open to the public.

Thu, Mar 23, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
CDL Trustees meeting to attend to library business.

Thu, Mar 23, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Chelsea District Library - Ingenuity Engine
That Thursday Thing is exclusively for teens. Join teen librarian Stacey for crafts, games, or just hangout time. 

Tue, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
A circle time lap-sit for babies ages 0-24mos and their caregivers! Thirty minute program followed by fifteen minutes of open play.

Tue, Mar 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
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Wed, Mar 29, 9:30am - 10:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Get ready to move and play with music! Best for ages 2-6.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Get ready to move and play with music! Best for ages 2-6.

Wed, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Thu, Mar 30, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Our storytime program for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

Fri, Mar 31, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Chelsea District Library - Ingenuity Engine
Get gaming at this monthly club.

Mon, Apr 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Calling all LEGO aficionados ages 5-11!

Mon, Apr 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Representatives from HSHV will discuss coexisting with wildlife in our community.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:15am
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A circle time lap-sit for babies ages 0-24mos and their caregivers! Thirty minute program followed by fifteen minutes of open play.

Tue, Apr 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Reading Glasses meets the first Tuesday of each month. Join us for good books and good brews! (CDL does not provide beverages).

Wed, Apr 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Storytime introduces the world of books to kids ages 3-5 years old!

Wed, Apr 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Chef Jyl from A Curious Kitchen is getting creative at the library with tasty, healthy snacks. Join us to learn how to prepare these yummy, fun treats for yourself and your family. Ages 6-11.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Our storytime program for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

Thu, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Chelsea District Library - Ingenuity Engine
That Thursday Thing is exclusively for teens. Join teen librarian Stacey for crafts, games, or just hangout time. 

Fri, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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Sat, Apr 08, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Sat, Apr 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chelsea District Library - Ingenuity Engine
Laser Cutter - a deeper look into the capabilities of the Laser Cutter and Lightburn software

Sun, Apr 09, All day
Chelsea District Library
The library will be closed.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
A circle time lap-sit for babies ages 0-24mos and their caregivers! Thirty minute program followed by fifteen minutes of open play.

Tue, Apr 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Chelsea District Library - Kidspot
A special book club just for new readers in grades K-2 (or through age 8)!

Wed, Apr 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Yoga just right for little ones ages 2-6!

Wed, Apr 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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Thu, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Our storytime program for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
A circle time lap-sit for babies ages 0-24mos and their caregivers! Thirty minute program followed by fifteen minutes of open play.

Wed, Apr 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Meets at Seredipity Books--108 E. Middle St.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
Kids ages 2-6 can join this special storytime featuring dancers from Ballet Chelsea!

Thu, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Chelsea District Library - Kidspot,McKune Room
Children read books to our friendly therapy dogs who listen carefully to every single word! Meet a different dog every month! Children must be able to read a simple book independently to participate.

Thu, Apr 20, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Chelsea District Library - McKune Room
CDL Trustees meeting to attend to library business.

Thu, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Chelsea District Library - Kidspot
That Thursday Thing is exclusively for teens. Join teen librarian Stacey for crafts, games, or just hangout time.