SPARK: Showing to Tell

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Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes (detail), 1913. Written by Arthur Rackham (British, London 1867–1939). Publisher: The Century Company (New York, NY). Photomechanical color process and lithography, book: 9 7/16 x 7 3/8 x 1 3/16 in. (24 x 18.8 x 3 cm) sheet: 9 5/16 x 7 1/16 in. (23.6 x 17.9 cm) image: 6 7/8 x 5 1/4 in. (17.5 x 13.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Miss Fairchild Bowler, 1965 (65.518.15)

Upper E Side

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | 1000 Fifth Avenue

Nadine Orenstein, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge, Department of Drawings and Prints, MMA
Brian Selznick, Caldecott Award–winning and best-selling author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck​
Julie Burstein, author and Peabody Award–winning creator of public radio’s Studio 360

Artists tell stories by showing us the world. In this conversation, MMA curator Nadine Orenstein and author Brian Selznick explore the work of creators from Rembrandt to Méliès, whose images deliver the narrative.

SPARK with Julie Burstein:
This fast-paced cabaret-style series explores vital cultural issues through the lens of the Met. Each program gathers artists and thought leaders to engage in unscripted, surprising, and engaging conversation.

Tickets to this event include Museum admission.