Latest Past Events

Crayons! Oil Pastels! Drawing with Illustrator Marika Maijala at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Makers & Creators Area, The Plaza of 5 Metrotech Center 5 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn

Join author and artist Marika Maijala at the Brooklyn Book Festival Children's Day! Makers & Creators Area The Plaza of 5 Metrotech Center Marika Maijala will share Rosie Runs, her "triumphant escape story" of a racing dog who dreams of forests, meadows, hares, and freedom. She will guide an interactive drawing workshop in which kids can […]


Marika Maijala: Artist Talk and Demo with Gary Lichtenstein Editions

MASS MoCA 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

photo by Saara Mansikkamaki (New York Times) Celebrate the launch of Marika Maijala‘s Rosie Runs at MASS MoCA with an artist talk culminating in a hands-on silkscreen demo and studio tour with Gary Lichtenstein Editions. Marika Maijala lives and works in Helsinki as an illustrator and children’s book writer. Her debut writing project, Rosie Runs, […]


The Art of Making Picture Books: Mia Spangbenberg, Jenni Erkintalo, and Marika Maijala at Scandinavia House

Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave, New York

Join author and artist Marika Maijala, translator Mia Spangbenberg, and Etana Editions children’s book publisher Jenni Erkintalo, in celebrating the release of Rosie Runs. They’ll discuss how Nordic children’s picture books are made, how authors and illustrators work together, the meaning and the work of translators, and trends and challenges in the Nordic children’s picture book […]