Center For Communication

Submitted by ub on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 14:04

Museum of the Moving Image and Center for Communication invite you:

Children and Television: An Evening with Joan Ganz Cooney

Moderated by CBS reporter Lesley Stahl

Admission: $25

FREE to Center for Communication community

An evening of conversation and clips on Wednesday, May 2, 7:00 p.m., Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, NY

As co-founder of the Children's Television Workshop (now Sesame Workshop), "the single largest teacher of young children in the world," and the originator of Sesame Street, Joan Ganz Cooney is a television pioneer whose work has had enormous influence in the world of education and entertainment.

One of the first television shows with a multicultural cast, Sesame Street used fast-paced editing, a variety of formats, great characters, and Jim Henson's Muppets to engage young children. Cooney will discuss her remarkable career, and talk about her current work with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, which is dedicated to advancing children's learning in the digital age.

This invitation admits ONE. Please RSVP by April 27 to or by calling 718 777 6800. Please mention the code "Center for Communication."

This program takes place at Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street), Astoria, NY 11106. By subway: M, R to Steinway Street or N, W to 36 Avenue.

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