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A City for Corduroy

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Jun 1, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until Jun 23, 2019

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

Free with museum admission

Explore the artistic career of New Yorker Don Freeman, the creator of the beloved stuffed bear Corduroy. See his lively and humane depictions of ordinary New Yorkers and the city in the 1930s,
illustrated scenes of the Broadway backstage and children’s books inspired by the city, including the Corduroy books, Pet of the Met and Hattie the Backstage Bat. Features drawings, paintings, publications, and prints, as well as the artist’s original studies and sketches of Corduroy and other characters.

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