Storied City: New York in Picture Book Art - Katonah Museum of Art



Date: 10/02/11 through 12/31/11
Hours: 10am-5pm Tuesdays-Saturdays; Noon-5pm Sundays. Closed Mondays.
Ages: All
Price: $7; $5 seniors/students; free ages 12 and younger.
Address:
134 Jay St. - 914-232-9555
Katonah, NY 10536
katonahmuseum.org

Description: New York has long held special appeal for the illustrators and writers of children's books. Storied City, showcasing original art from more than 35 picture books, examines the city's iconic landmarks, neighborhoods, parks, and modes of transportation. Featured illustrators include seven Caldecott Medal winners (Richard Egielski, Mordicai Gerstein, Jerry Pinkney, Brian Selznick, Marc Simont, David Small, and David Wiesner); several artists long associated with The New Yorker magazine (Maira Kalman, James McMullan, Roxie Munro, Edward Sorel), and many other leading illustrators from the world of children's books. Through December 31.