Past Exhibitions

Over Rainbows and Down Rabbit Holes: The Art of Children’s Books

July 11–September 3, 2009
MMA La Mirada

Enjoy the exquisite artistry of classic children’s books. View historic works by Beatrix Potter, creator of Peter Rabbit, to more contemporary illustrations by K.Y. Craft, Rosemary Wells and Maurice Sendak. The exhibition includes family gallery activities and reading area. This exhibition was co-organized by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

Supported in part by a grant from the Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation, the Pebble Beach Company Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, and the Marjorie McNeely Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County. Sponsored by CTB/McGraw-Hill, Mr. and Mrs. David Elliott, Susan and Bill Montgomery and Taylor Farms. General operating support is provided by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation. Additional marketing support provided by an Arts Regional Initiative Grant from the James Irvine Foundation. Media sponsorship provided by Monterey County Weekly. The Monterey Museum of Art is proud to be collaborating with the School and Public Librarians Association of the Monterey Bay Area.

Image: Jon Agee, “‘No problem,’ said the bear,” Milo’s Hat Trick, 2001, colored pencil and watercolor on paper, courtesy of the Charles Collection, copyright © 2001 by Jon Agee [Hyperion, 2001]