February 16 - April 28th
Maurice Sendak: 50 Years ● 50 Works ● 50 Reasons - is a comprehensive memorial exhibition of 50 select works by the late artist supplemented with accompanying comments by celebrities, authors and noted personalities – celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publishing of the universally revered “Where the Wild Things Are”. The exhibition includes works in a variety of media and offers a survey of the highlights of Sendak’s career and the diverse art forms in which he was renowned. From children’s literature to Broadway and the opera, from animated film to young adult textbooks – Sendak remained an iconic American illustrator and author, acclaimed around the world for his genius and insights.
Attention PBS SoCaL Premier Members! PBS SoCaL and the Whittier Public Library present A “Downton Abbey”-Themed Members-Only Afternoon Tea. We invite you to dress up in your finest “Downton Abbey” attire and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at this special Members-Only event. Guests will drink tea, snack on cupcakes and scones, and learn about antique millinery, hats, clothing, and more from our special guest speaker Barbara Troeller.
The code to RSVP will be in the PBS SoCaL Subscriber email on Thursday, February 14. Not a member? Donate today at pbssocal.org/support. Please contact Member Services at (714) 241-4100 Ext. 4 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
About Our Speaker: Barbara Troeller has enjoyed a lifelong passion for hats. Professionally trained in millinery at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, she has collected and designed hats for over 35 years. Her love of hats, antique textiles and antique clothing has led her to extensively research, write, and speak about the history of hat making and millinery. Learn more at http://www.ruedelapaixhats.com.
Thank You To Our Partners: The Whittier Public Library, The Whittier Public Library Foundation, Rose Tree Cottage, and Royal Red Velvet Cupcakes.