"The Snowy Day" and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats

This event took place on:
Thursday, April 10 - Sunday, September 7
Location
The Snowy Day, 1962

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Final illustration for The Snowy Day, 1962.

Final illustration for The Snowy Day, 1960

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Final illustration for The Snowy Day, 1960

Final illustration for Goggles!, 1969

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Final illustration for "Goggles!", 1969

Ezra Jack Keats, 1973

Beverly Hall

Ezra Jack Keats, 1973


You can enter the evocative world of the groundbreaking children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, whose Caldecott Award-winning book "The Snowy Day" paved the way for multiracial representation in American children’s literature.

Ranging from preliminary sketches and preparatory books to final paintings and collages, the works displayed in the exhibition explore a life and career that became an inspiration for generations.

Event Info
April 10–September 7, 2014

Museum Admission: $10 General; $7 Seniors 65+ and Full-Time Students; $5 Children 2-12; Free to Children under 2 and Skirball Members
All exhibitions are free to the public on Thursdays.

Tickets available on site at the Skirball, online at www.skirball.org, or by phone at (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849

About the sponsor:
The mission of the Skirball Cultural Center is to explore the connections between four thousand years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. It seeks to welcome and inspire people of every ethnic and cultural identity in American life. Guided by respective memories and experiences, together they aim to build a society in which everyone can feel at home.


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