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Family Workshop: The Library Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak at the Morgan at The Morgan Library & Museum

Family Workshop: The Library Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak at the Morgan

  • May. 23, 2021, 2-3:15pm
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE - Advanced Registration Required
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Discover the works of renowned illustrator and author Maurice Sendak in the Morgan's collection. Rachel Federman, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawings, will tell the tale of why Sendak left over 800 of his original drawings to the Morgan in his will. Families will explore the connection between the artist's love of music and his iconic images. Inspired by Sendak, participants will sketch a story while listening to a piece of classical music. Craft materials: Paper, pencil, eraser; colored pencils optional. Family workshops are designed for adults and children to enjoy together. Recommended for children ages 7-14. No experience required.

About The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue

New York, NY


  • 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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