20th Anniversary Celebrations

Celebrating Art and Literature for 20 Years with the NCCIL

Year long celebratory events featuring NCCIL artists such as William Joyce, David Diaz, Marla Frazee, David Macaulay, David Shannon, Robert Sabuda, David Small & Mark Teague. Be sure to bookmark our monthly events schedule!

Pop- Up Adventures with Robert Sabuda

Join Robert Sabuda as he stops by the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (NCCIL) to celebrate the NCCIL's twentieth anniversary year! A sampling of art from Robert’s first show, Travels in Time & Space will be on display at the NCCIL during the month of April.Mark your calendars for these events.

Book signing to follow all events.

Dates to remember

Join us to welcome our beloved artists back to the NCCIL for the twentieth anniversary celebrations!

  • Januray 20, 2017: Founders Dinner with William Joyce
  • March 6, 2017: David Small & Sarah Stewart 
  • March 30 - April 1, 2017: Robert Sabuda
  • April 4 - 6, 2017: Texas Association of Museums (TAM) conference in Abilene (Museum closed)
  • April 6, 2017: Tell Me A Story; A program by the Military Child Education Coalition hosted at the NCCIL from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • April 21, 2017: NCCIL at TLA conference in San Antonio
  • May 5 & May 6, 2017: Mark Crilley
  • July 28, 2017: David Diaz
  • September 14 - October 27: Twenty Years of Art: A special exhibition featuring all past NCCIL exhibitors
  • September 21, 2017: David Macaulay
  • October 13, 2017: Marla Frazee, David Shannon and Mark Teague
  • October 14, 2017: Twentieth Anniversary Gala

Call 325-673-4586 or email info@nccil.org for more details.