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    VIRGINIA LEE BURTON: A SENSE OF PLACE

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    February 3, 2010


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    VIRGINIA LEE BURTON: A SENSE OF PLACE

    VIRGINIA LEE BURTON: A SENSE OF PLACE Remember childhood favorites Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Little House? Author and artist Virginia Lee Burton was born in Newton Center and lived there for the first decade of her life. This documentary film tells the fascinating life story of Burton, a “Renaissance woman,” an innovative children’s book author/illustrator who was also a visionary textile designer, painter, and sculptor of granite, marble and wood. Producer Christine Lundberg will answer questions after the film screening. Free. Remember childhood favorites Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Little House? Author and artist Virginia Lee Burton was born in Newton Center and lived there for the first decade of her life. This documentary film tells the fascinating life story of Burton, a “Renaissance woman,” an innovative children’s book author/illustrator who was also a visionary textile designer, painter, and sculptor of granite, marble and wood. Producer Christine Lundberg will answer questions after the film screening. Free.


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