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Curtains Up! Theatrical Design at the Morgan at The Morgan Library & Museum

Curtains Up! Theatrical Design at the Morgan

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  • Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00am–1:00pm
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
  • 225 Madison Avenue , New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20 for family ticket (one child, two adults, museum admission & materials)

Through the works of Maurice Sendak and Giuseppe Verdi, find out what it takes to put on a show - from sets and costumes to music, and more! After viewing the exhibition Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak's Designs for Opera and Ballet with composer and educator Ben Moore, construct a theater model while experiencing the music of composers including Mozart and Verdi.

About The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue

New York, NY

(212) 685-0008 ext. 560

  • Standard hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 10:30am-5pm; Friday, 10:30am-9pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes

  • A complex of buildings in the heart of New York City, The Morgan Library & Museum began as the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), one of the preeminent collectors and cultural benefactors in the United States. As early as 1890 Morgan had begun to assemble a collection of illuminated, literary, and historical manuscripts, early printed books, and old master drawings and prints.


  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Nearest public transportation stop: 33 Street Station; 6, Grand Central; 7, 4, 5, 6

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