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Current Exhibits about Children's Books

Here is a list of some current museum exhibits about children's books. Add more!


The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter

The ABC of It is an examination of why children's books are important: what and how they teach children, and what they reveal about the societies that produced them. Through a dynamic array of objects and activities, the exhibition celebrates the extraordinary richness, artistry, and diversity...

Draw Me a Story: A Century of Children's Book Illustration

A good childrens picture book still has the power to whisk young minds off to another time and placeeven in todays world of computer games and high-definition TV.

Home - The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is the first full-scale museum in this country devoted to national and international picture book art.

Gallery to host 'Women, Children and Books' exhibit

Illustrations of fairy tales out of children's books will soon fill Pembroke Pines' Glass Gallery. The fantasy images will be part of "Women, Children and Books," a new exhibit that opens July 17 and runs through Sept. 6, with an opening reception at 7 p.m. Aug. 6.

The Society of Illustrators: The Original Art

The Original Art is an annual exhibit created to showcase illustrations from the year's best children's books published in the U.S. For editors and art directors, it's an inspiration and a treasure trove of talent to draw upon. For art students, it's a marvelous opportunity to examine-up close-the work of the best in the field.

The Children's Book Council

The Society of Illustrators will host an exhibit called "Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work." More than two hundred unpublished studies, sketches, and ephemera pieces will be featured. The artwork comes from the collection of Sendak's longtime friend Justin Schiller.