Exhibit opening Oct. 16
Fairy tales, storytelling and reading aloud have inspired the imaginations of children for centuries. Once Upon a Time. .. Exploring the World of Fairy Tales, an exhibit opening Oct. 16 at EdVenture, allows children to experience larger-than-life storybooks illustrating fairy tales from different lands. Explore the interactive elements in Anansi and the Talking Melon, a tale from Africa. Or play a harpsichord and sit at the grand banquet table in the castle of Beauty and the Beast, a popular tale from France. Try on Cinderella’s glass slipper or make shoes like the Elves and the Shoemaker. Discover the important role fairy tales have played in our lives.
The exhibit runs through Jan. 3. Free with museum admission.
EdVenture is at 211 Gervais St., Columbia. Information: edventure.org, (803) 779-3100