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David Weisner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling

Location:

125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA, 01002
United States

Phone:

413-658-1100
Dates: 
09/19/2017
09/20/2017
09/21/2017
Time: 
Tues-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm
Price: 
Museum admission ($9-22)

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together
Contact name: 
Sandy Soderberg
Email address: 
David Weisner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to his art.

David Weisner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to his art.  The exhibition features 70 original watercolors from some of Weisner’s most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and Flotsam (2007).  Also on view is work from Wiesner’s earliest artistic successes while still a student at the Rhode Island School of Design to his most recent book project—his first graphic novel, Fish Girl, published just this year.

This exhibition has been organized by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.  Its presentation at The Carle is supported by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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