Docent discussing artwork with guests on tour in the Portraits exhibition. 

Drop-In Tour: David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling

December 28, 2019, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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David Wiesner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to his art. The exhibition features 70 original watercolors from some of Wiesner’s most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and Flotsam (2007). Also on view is work from Wiesner’s earliest artistic successes while still a student at the Rhode Island School of Design to his most recent book project—his first graphic novel, Fish Girl, published in 2017.

Drop-in tours are free with admission and meet in the museum’s main lobby at 1pm.  No registration required.