Childhood Classics: 100 Years of Children’s Book Illustrations | Kids Out and About Nashville

Childhood Classics: 100 Years of Children’s Book Illustrations

With over 140 original works, Childhood Classics explores the history of children’s books from the turn of the century to the most popular works of today.

With over 140 original works included from over 75 books, Childhood Classics explores the history of children’s books from the turn of the century pen and ink Mother Goose art of Sarah Noble Ives, to the most popular works of today including the digital creations of Mo Willems. The exhibition features the original art of Dr. Seuss, the iconic Wild Things of Maurice Sendak and the perennial heroism of Garth Williams’ Stuart Little. Among the many classic illustrators featured are Rosemary Wells, Richard Scarry, Chris Van Allsburg and Hilary Knight. Fondly remembered characters of literature include Babar, Eloise, Madeline, the Cat in the Hat and Dick & Jane. Extensive wall labels illuminate the works.

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000
Contact name: 
Brandy Medders
Email address: 
Dates: 
07/11/2019
07/12/2019
07/13/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Price: 
Free for members and included with general admission

Ages

15 months - 2 years 2-3 years 4-5 years 6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids