The Smithsonian Libraries presents one more lecture in a series that explores the history, artistry, design and construction of pop-up and movable books. Held in conjunction with "Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop and Turn," our ongoing exhibition in the Libraries gallery located in the National Museum of American History, the series will feature movable book historians, pop-up artists and designers, and paper engineers. We hope you will join us for this event, and please watch our blog<http://smithsonianlibraries.si.edu/foldpullpopturn/> for future announcements. Behind the Paper Curtain: The Magic and Math of Harry Potter, The Pop-Up Book Bruce Foster, Paper Engineer Bruce Foster is among the pop-up elite, one of the foremost paper engineers in the world. His introduction to the genre came when he was working as a graphic designer and was searching for a way to jazz up an ad campaign for Hi-C juices. He frequently makes presentations in schools, explaining what paper engineers do and how they work with artists and writers to create pop-up books. He begins by talking about Disney's film Enchanted, for which he designed the opening pop-up scenes, and ends the talk with something that never fails to delight his young audiences - Harry Potter. Bruce will be signing copies of the Harry Potter Pop-up and Wow! The Pop-Up Book of Sports after the lecture. 12:00 PM, Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History 12th and Constitution Avenue NW Suzanne C. Pilsk Head, Metadata Unit Smithsonian Institution Libraries Connecting. Ideas. Information. You. 10th & Constitution Avenues, NW, NH2207 MRC 154, P.O. Box 37012 Washington, DC 20013-7012 v. 202.633.1646 [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> P Please consider the environment before printing this email.