Monday, January 13, 2014

The Morgan Library Edgar Allen Poe

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Through January 26
Through February 2

Award-winning writer Paul Auster (The New York TrilogyWinter Journal) talks with Isaac Gewirtz, Curator of The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, NYPL, and Poe exhibition co-curator, about his life spent reading and rereading the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Limited tickets available
Sunday Mystery Storytime
Join us in Mr. Morgan's Library with its hidden doors, secret passages, and mysterious staircases for a one-hour drop-in storytime program. Appropriate for ages 3 to 6. 
Sunday, January 19, 2–3 pm

FREE with museum admission

Chalk, Ink, and Silver: Draw Like Leonardo
Families will explore Leonardo's drawing tools and materials to create an art project.

Saturday, January 25, 2–4 pm

This exhibition features the handwritten text and original watercolors for Saint-Exupéry's classic tale, written in New York and beloved throughout the world.
We thank our donors
Leonardo da Vinci: Treasures from the Biblioteca Reale, Turin was made possible with generous support from the estate of Alex Gordon, the T. Kimball Brooker Foundation, Jean-Marie and Elizabeth Eveillard, Diane A. Nixon, and Mr. and Mrs. Seymour R. Askin, Jr., and from Giunti, Finmeccanica, Fondazione Bracco and Tenaris.
Lead funding for Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul is provided by Karen H. Bechtel, with generous support from Liz and Rod Berens and the Susan Jaffe Tane Foundation.
Lead funding for The Little Prince: A New York Story is provided by Barbara and James Runde and by The Florence Gould Foundation.
Generous support is also provided by Air France, Liz and Rod Berens, and the Caroline Macomber Fund, with additional assistance from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
The programs of The Morgan Library & Museum are made possible with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with The City Council, and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Image credits
Studio of Samuel Masury and S. W. Hartshorn; Edwin Manchester, photographer “Ultima Thule” daguerreotype portrait (contemporary copy) of Edgar Allan Poe, November 9, 1848. The Morgan Library & MuseumNew York; MA 8658. Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1909. Photography: Graham S. Haber.
Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), Head of a Young Woman (Study for the Angel in the ‘Virgin of the Rocks’), 1480s, metalpoint heightened with white on buff prepared paper © Biblioteca Reale, Turin (15572 D.C.)
Paul Auster. Photography by Nancy Crampton.
Sunday storytime. Photography by Laura McGowan.
Family program. Photography by Joshua Winata.
London Haydn Quartet. Photography by Benjamin Harte.
Gleb Ivanov. Photography by Christian Steiner. 

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