Leonard S. Marcus
Children's Book Historian, Author, Critic
                       
            Leonard S. Marcus      
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
 
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Calendar - 2016
January
HAGERSTOWN, PA: The exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books” curated by Leonard, continues at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, through January 17th.
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ABILENE, TX: The exhibition “Glorious Flights: The Illustration Art of Alice and Martin Provensen,” curated by Leonard, continues at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature, through January 28th.
01
PHILADELPHIA, PA: The exhibition “Wonderland Rules: Alice at 150,” curated by Leonard continues at the Rosenbach Museum, through May 15th.
01
NEW YORK, NY: “The Literature for Children and Adolescents,” co-taught by Leonard and Dr. Daniela Montalto, resumes at New York University.
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February
BROOKLYN, NY: The exhibition “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Celebrating Forty Years of Mildred D. Taylor's Classic Novel,” curated by Leonard, opens, and remains on view through April 2, 2016.
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March
BROOKLYN, NY: The exhibition “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry,” curated by Leonard, continues at the Brooklyn Public Library (Grand Army Plaza), through April 2, 2016.
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POPLAR BLUFF, MO: The exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books,” co-curated by Leonard, continues at the Popular Bluff Public Library, through April 30, 2016.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA: The exhibition “Wonderland Rules: Alice at 150,” curated by Leonard, continues at the Rosenbach Museum and Library, through May 15, 2016.
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AMHERST, MA: The exhibition “Magician of the Modern: The Art of Leonard Weisgard,” continues at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, through June 5, 2016.
01
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK: Leonard speaks about the history of children's books at Oklahoma City University.
04-05
AMHERST, MA: Leonard speaks at the opening of the exhibition “Magician of the Modern: The Art of Leonard Weisgard.”
12-13
POPLAR BLUFF, MO: Leonard speaks about the history of Golden Books at the Poplar Bluff Public Library.
18-19
RICHMOND, VA: Leonard speaks about the history of the picture book at the University of Richmond.
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April
BOLOGNA, ITALY: Leonard judges the International Prize in Illustration at the 2016 Bologna Children's Book Fair.
04
WASHINGTON, DC: Leonard speaks about Lewis Carroll and Surrealism at the Library of Congress Center for the Book, starting at noon.
15
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard speaks at the Bank Street College of Education symposium, “WHO ARE YOU TO SAY?” Children's Literature and the Censorship Conversation, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
16
May
POPLAR BLUFF, MO: The exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books” remains on view at the Poplar Bluff Public Library through May 10.
01
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard leads an intensive 5-day evening seminar on “The Business of Children’s Book Publishing,” at the School of Visual Arts, with Neal Porter, Anne Schwartz, Laurent Linn, David Saylor, Jason Wells, Diane Roback, Luann Toth, and Susanna Reich.
02-06
PHILADELPHIA, PA: Leonard joins Norton Juster in conversation at the Rosenbach Museum, starting at 6:30pm.
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TOKYO, JAPAN: Leonard speaks to the Japanese Board of Books for Young People.
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OSAKA, JAPAN: Leonard speaks at the International Institute for Children’s Literature.
22
SINGAPORE: Leonard gives a series of programs at the Asian Festival of Childrens Content and introduces the winner of the 2016 Scholastic Asia Book Award.
24-29
CHINA: Leonard meets with publishers in Shanghai and Beijing as editorial consultant of Trustbridge Media.
05/30 - 06/05
May
TAMPA, FL: The exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books” opens at the Tampa History Museum; through August 14.
04
PHILADELPHIA, PA: Leonard takes part in the reading of James Joyce's Ulysses at the Rosenbach Museum's 2016 Bloom's Day celebration.
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August
NEW YORK, NY: The exhibition “The Picture Book Re-Imagined,” curated by Leonard, continues at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery (144 West 14 Street), through September 15.
01
BROOKLYN, NY: The exhibition “Treasures of Childhood: Rare Books from the Hunt Collection of Children's Literature,” curated by Leonard, continues at the Brooklyn Public Library (Grand Army Plaza), through October 15.
01
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard speaks about “The Picture Book Re-Imagined” at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery (144 West 14 Street), starting at 6 p.m.
04
NEW YORK, NY: AUCKLAND, NZ: Leonard speaks at the 2016 International Board of Books for Young People World Conference.
18-21
September
DOVER, DE: Leonard speaks about Maurice Sendak at the Dover Public Library, starting at 6:45 p.m.
08
PRINCETON, NJ: Leonard signs his books at the Princeton Book Festival, by the Princeton Public Library.
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NEW YORK, NY: Leonard speaks at Caron A. Levis's Children's Literature Seminar at the New School for Social Research (open to the public), starting at 6 p.m.
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NEW YORK, NY: Leonard introduces the Carle Honor Awards at the Eric Carle Museum's annual awards dinner at Guastavino's (409 East 59 Street), starting at 5 p.m.
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TORONTO, CA: Leonard delivers the 2016 Sybille Pantazzi Lecture at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Literature of the Toronto Public Library, starting at 8 p.m.
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NEW YORK, NY: Publication day of Leonard's book Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box (Candlewick Press)
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Calendar - 2015
February
ROCHESTER, NY: The exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books” continues at the Memorial Art Gallery, though April 26.
01
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard talks about Margaret Wise Brown at the Writers Forum, New School for Social Research (66 West 12 Street), starting at 6:30 p.m.
10
KAOHAIUNG CITY, TAIWAN: Leonard speaks about picture books of interest to both adults and children at the Kaohsiung City Library, starting at 10 a.m.
14
TAIPAI, TAIWAN: Leonard speaks about children's book art museums at the National Central Library, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
15
NEW YORK, NY: The exhibition “Centurions and the Art of War,” curated by Leonard, opens at the Century Association (7 West 43 Street).
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April
ROCHESTER, NY: The exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books” continues at the Memorial Art Gallery, though April 25.
01
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard moderates a discussion with 2015 Newbery Medal winner Kwame Alexander and Dr. Curtis Alexander at the Bank Street College of Education (610 West 112th Street), starting at 6:30 p.m.
06
BALTIMORE, MD: Leonard speaks to illustration students at MICA, starting at 1 p.m.
07
FRESNO, CA: Leonard speaks about Ursula Nordstrom as part of “Outlawed: The Naked Truth about Censored Literature for Young People,” at the Arne Nixon Center, Cal. State, starting at 10:15 a.m.
11
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard gives the keynote speech at the conference, “Where the Wild Books Are,” in the New School for Social Research auditorium (66 West 12th Street), starting at 1 p.m.
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STONY BROOK, NY: LLeonard speaks to the Children's Librarians Association of Suffolk County on “Of Mice and Manhattan: Children's Books About New York City,” Three Village Inn (150 Main Street), starting at 6 p.m.
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May
ROXBURY, CT: Leonard speaks about legendary illustrator Leonard Weisgard at the Minor Public Library.
16
July
PROVO, UT: Leonard speaks at the opening reception for the exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books,” at the Provo Public Library, starting at 7 p.m.; the exhibition remains on view through September 23, 2015.
15
PROVO, UT: Leonard speaks at the Virginia Sorensen Dinner of the 28th Brigham Young University Symposium on Books for Young Readers, starting at 5 p.m.
16
PROVO, UT: Leonard meets with conference participants at the 28th BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers, starting at 1:15 p.m.
17
STOCKBRIDGE, MA: Leonard speaks about cartoonists who are also picture book illustrators at the Norman Rockwell Museum, in conjunction with the museum′s current Roz Chast exhibition, starting at 5:30 p.m.
23
August
PHILADELPHIA, PA: The exhibition “Lyle Crocodile and Friends: The Art of Bernard Waber,” curated by Leonard, opens at the National Museum of American Jewish History; on view through October 29.
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September
PROVO, UT: The exhibition “Golden Legacy: 65 Years of Original Art from Golden Books,” curated by Leonard, continues at the Provo City Library through September 23.
01
PHILADELPHIA, PA: The exhibition “Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and Friends: The Art of Bernard Waber,”curated by Leonard, continues at the National Museum of American Jewish History, through November 1.
01
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard leads a children’s-book walking tour of Greenwich Village for the librarians of Suffolk County, NY.
19
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard introduces the tenth annual Carle Honors at Guastavino's (409 East 59 Street), starting at 5 p.m.
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October
ST. LOUIS, MO: Leonard talks about Ursula Nordstrom at the St. Louis Public Library Central Branch (1301 Olive Street), starting at 6:30 p.m.
01
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard speaks about ,Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Phantom Tollbooth as kindred works, at the ALICE150 conference of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America at NYU.Leonard talks about Ursula Nordstrom at the St. Louis Public Library Central Branch (1301 Olive Street), starting at 6:30 p.m.
09
PHILADELPHIA, PA: The exhibition ““Wonderland Rules: Alice at 150,”” curated by Leonard, opens at the Rosenbach Museum & Library; through May 15, 2016.
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NEW YORK, NY: Leonard gives a children's book walking tour of Greenwich for participants in the 2015 USBBY conference.
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NEW YORK, NY: Leonard speaks about Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Phantom Tollbooth at the 2015 USBBY conference.
17
PHILADELPHIA, PA: Leonard speaks about Lewis Carroll and his influence of Surrealism at the Rosenbach Museum & Library, starting at 6 p.m.
22
PRINCETON, NJ: Leonard speaks at the Princeton Public Library.
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NEW YORK, NY: Leonard speaks at the Bank Street College of Education's BookFest.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA: Leonard speaks about Bernard Waber at the National Museum of American Jewish History, starting at 2 p.m.
25
NEW YORK, NY: Leonard hosts a discussion with Laura Ljundqvist and Karen Hewitt on toys, books, play, and child development, at the Bard Graduate Center (18 West 86 Street), starting at 6 p.m.
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