The International School of Prague (ISP) is honored to welcome Czech-born artist, illustrator, and author, Peter Sís, as their first guest of the ISP Distinguished Speaker Series.
The Distinguished Speaker Series was set up in honor of former director, Dr. Arnie Bieber, whose transformational leadership over his 13-year tenure has made ISP the leading international school in Prague, committed to inspiring, empowering, and engaging all learners to be curious, competent, compassionate changemakers.
Peter Sís was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, and attended the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague, and the Royal College of Art in London. He has published over 40 children’s books and is recognized all over the world for his incredible achievements in the field.
His numerous awards include the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal, Caldecott Medal, and MacArthur Fellowship.
Peter Sís will visit the International School of Prague campus in Nebusice from 8 – 9 September.
ISP is pleased to extend an invitation to the Prague community to attend a film screening of “Dreams About Stray Cats”* (watch trailer) along with a discussion and Q&A with Peter and David Sís (filmmaker). It will be an incredible evening, not to be missed!
What: An Evening with Peter Sís, Film screening, Q&A, and discussion with Peter and David Sís
When: Friday, September 9th, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: The International School of Prague, Landau Theater (Parking is available)
This is a FREE event but seats are limited so RSVP here by 5 September.
*Dreams of Stray Cats is a documentary that chronicles the creative and captivating life story of award-winning artist, illustrator, and author, Peter Sis. The film was created by Peter’s brother, the filmmaker David Sís, who will also be present on September 9th to discuss the film.