Here's the scoop on this great exhibit, which I personally visited today, taken straight from BPL's website.
1, 2, 3, plenty to see! At Central Library, enjoy a rare, up-close look at this legendary show's history of sunny days.
This exhibition is made possible in part by The Jim Henson Company and The Jim Henson Legacy.
"Sesame Workshop"®, "Sesame Street"®, and associated characters, trademarks, and design elements are owned and licensed by Sesame Workshop. ©2009 Sesame Workshop. All Rights Reserved.
curated by Sesame Workshop
November 14, 2009 –
February 21, 2010
Central Library, Grand Army Plaza
Original Sesame Street book art from Sesame Workshop's Publishing Archive, featuring a range of illustrators' works in a variety of styles from the 1970s to the present.
The story of Sesame Street, from its inception to its present and future, told through photographs, scripts, original sheet music, celluloid animation and show props. Also featuring a special collection of Sesame Street Muppets, built by The Jim Henson Company over the show's 40 years.
A variety of Sesame Street stories, illustrated with photographs, show props and Sesame Street Muppet materials. Also, the international reach of Sesame Street is highlighted through photographs and books from around the world.
Sesame Street exhibitions at BPL
Limited Edition Library CardBeginning November 14, visit your local library to sign up for your first library card, featuring one of your favorite furry monsters!*
* Limited edition card. While supplies last. Please ask your librarian for more information.