The Rochester Art Center is hosting a free and fun family event scheduled for Saturday, March 12. It’s called Drag Story Time, and that’s exactly what it sounds like. A drag queen will read storybooks to the children present.
Famous Midwest drag queen Miss Anita Tiara will read stories
Miss Anita Tiara is perhaps best known as the founder and hostess of Rochester’s Drag Queen Bingo, which has raised over $10,000 for churches and nonprofits in the Rochester area. Since being crowned the winner of the Miss Rochester pageant in 2000, she has visited Minnesota and Wisconsin at pride festivals.
After Tiara reads storybooks, there will be crafts ‘fit for royalty’ with golden crowns and colorful scepters, according to the Rochester Art Center Press release.
There will be two sessions, 11 a.m. AND 1 p.m., so if you want to attend, it’s free, but you must pre-register on the Drag Story Time event page (Click HERE). Space is limited.
You also get entry to the gallery with your registration, so you can discover the current exhibitions:
He(ART) and Soul: art created during the pandemic
Homecoming Queen: The Wonderful World of Utica Queen
- This exhibition features haute couture clothing and accessories designed by Ethan Mundt, (Queen Utica) as seen on season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
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