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The de Grummond Collection on Tour


Museums and other institutions throughout the world frequently sponsor exhibitions of original materials from the de Grummond Collection. Below is a list of current and upcoming exhibitions that showcase items from the Collection. Contact us for more information on these and future exhibitions.

  • The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats

    "The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats" is the first major exhibition in this country to pay tribute to the award-winning author and illustrator. Organized by the Jewish Museum in New York City and coinciding with the 50th anniversary of The Snowy Day, the retrospective features original artwork and personal papers from the Keats Archive and delves into Keats’s background, beliefs, inventiveness and influence. Read what the School Library Journal and American Libraries say about the show, now on tour around the U.S. [text courtesy of Ezra Jack Keats Foundation website]

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  • Curious George Saves the Day: The Art of Margret and H.A. Rey
  • Curious George, the beloved, irrepressible monkey of children's book lore, is famous for his ability to "save the day." Interpreting the role he played in safeguarding his own creators in times of danger as symbolic, this exhibition delves into the remarkable lives and works of Margret and H. A. Rey. Featuring nearly 80 original drawings, book mock-ups, personal photographs and documents, the exhibit reveals the dramatic story of escape and survival that became the basis for the best-selling fiction series for children.

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