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Saturday, August 17

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Saturday, August 24

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Thursday, August 1

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through gorgeous storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are.  Plus video excerpts, all set in the luxurious former residence of JP Morgan that is always fun to explore.

Free with museum admission
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Saturday, August 31

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Saturday, July 13

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Saturday, September 7

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Sunday, July 14

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Saturday, August 3

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Saturday, September 21

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

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Sunday, August 4

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Saturday, September 28

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through gorgeous storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are.  Plus video excerpts, all set in the luxurious former residence of JP Morgan that is always fun to explore.

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, August 11

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Saturday, October 5

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through gorgeous storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are.  Plus video excerpts, all set in the luxurious former residence of JP Morgan that is always fun to explore.

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, August 18

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, August 25

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, September 1

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, September 8

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, September 15

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, September 22

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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Sunday, September 29

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through gorgeous storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are.  Plus video excerpts, all set in the luxurious former residence of JP Morgan that is always fun to explore.

Free with museum admission
Find out more »

Saturday, August 10

Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak’s Designs for Opera and Ballet

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 3, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Learn about beloved author Maurice Sendak's second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage through storyboards, preparatory sketches, costume studies, luminous watercolors, and meticulous dioramas from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and an opera based on Sendak’s picture book Where the Wild Things Are. Includes nearly 150 objects drawn primarily from the artist’s bequest to the Morgan of over 900 drawings which embody his singular hand, fantastical mode of storytelling, keen—sometimes…

Free with museum admission
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