Seeking Anime/Manga Artist

marbles kids museum Marbles Kids Museum is seeking a quality, anime/manga-style artist in the area for an event planned for Saturday, February 16 that will focus on kids in Japan – what’s popular now and what traditions are still being kept alive.

Anime is such an important element of contemporary Japanese kids’ (and adults’) culture that they can’t see NOT including it in the programming.

They are interested in someone who may be adaptive to a kid-friendly anime/manga style, can do large-scale work (may use dry erase, paint, markers, etc. on a 4′ x 6′ or so surface), is good with people and is available on Saturday, February 16.

The current/tentative schedule for this even is:

Taiko drumming performance – confirmed
Storytelling – confirmed
Aikido demos – confirmed partial day
Nature – bonsais, zen gardens, volcano activity, ikebana – in the works
Origami – small and large-scale – confirmed
Haiku – this will be an opportunity for visitors to write haikus for a
sister school in Japan – confirmed

Karaoke – already in one of our exhibits
Anime/manga – looking for this large-scale artist but will also do
small-scale hands-on activity – NEED HELP…
Origami – crosses the line in some cases – confirmed
Interactive table of items from Japan that kids use here in the US – needs
Baseball – interactive display of Japanese players, rules, etc. – needs

If you are not heading to the DC Katsucon Anime convention that weekend and are interested in this opportunity please contact Sarah Wolfe. Also, if you are interested in volunteering for this event feel free to contact her about this as well.


Sarah Wolfe,Program Events Manager
Marbles Kids Museum
201 East Hargett Street,Raleigh, NC 27601
919.857.1008 office
919.834.4040 main number

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