R.MICHELSON GALLERIES

33 Reasons

 to visit the

33rd Annual Children's Illustration Celebration!
November 13, 2022 - January 15, 2023

Opening Reception: Sunday, November 13th from 4-6 pm

Masks will be required

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Because 2022 Caldecott Medal artist Jason Chin will be here, and we need your help to welcome him to the gallery!
Because we will be honoring and remembering our dear friend, Newbery Award winning author Patricia MacLachlan (Sarah Plain and Tall) with a series of illustrations from her award-winning picture books, including works by Barry Moser, Kathryn Brown, Bryan Collier, and Micha Archer.
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Because 2022 Caldecott Honor artist Micha Archer might arrive on her brand new Snow Horses, bringing her latest Horn Book magazine cover.
Because Bryan Collier brings a Rainbow with him whenever he walks into a room.
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Because you will be wiser than a Wise Old Dog if you come to meet Philip Stead, who is flying in from Michigan to meet you!
Because if you come early, unlike the Farmer of her latest book, you can see Caldecott Medalist Erin Stead at the Eric Carle Museum, and then see her original artwork at our gallery.
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Because we will be honoring and remembering our dear friend, the amazing illustrator and human being, Dennis Nolan, along with his wife Lauren Mills.
Because Marc Brown is sending Arthur to celebrate with us.
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Because R.W. Alley and Paddington will be here celebrating Christmas with us (and maybe an early Easter too)!
Because Peter Sís will never cease to amaze us!
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Because the most famous Mark Teague, will be climbing into our gallery along with his most famous Gorilla cousin, King Kong.
Because Caldecott Honor artist Ekua Holmes will be spreading kindness, hope, truth, and her illustrations about the Lebanese-American Poet Kahlil Gibran.
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Because Caldecott Medalist Emily Arnold McCully might set her illustrations to the music of Franz Schubert and you don't want to miss that.
Because you need to see Wendell Minor paint the seas with Winslow Homer.
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Because the very human superhero Diane deGroat will by bringing the comic book superhero Robo-kid to the gallery.
Because we will welcome Rosemary Wells...
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...to sit in Jerry Pinkney's Welcome Chair (written by Rosemary Wells.)
Because you want to watch Jane Dyer makes a mess, with National Book Award winner Jeanne Birdsall.
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Because you should welcome Raul Colón, who is welcoming immigrants from all over the Universe to his Little House of Hope.
Because Carson Ellis' new illustrations are NOT about a Kitten...
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but Chris Raschka's new book IS about a kitten, and...
Caldecott Medalist Ed Young knows kittens become Cats.
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Because Pat Cummings knows that kids with cats makes a Purrr -fect book
Because you can help Mike Curato find Bina Bear.
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Because you don't want to Look Back on your life and regret not seeing Brian Pinkney's amazing artwork.
Because we are welcoming back two time Caldecott Winner, Nonny Hogrogian!
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Because you should see Mo Willems' frustrated squirrels, before they squirrel away, for winter.
Because Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell's new stories are all about dogs and mice (and you might learn what Matt wants from Isabella).
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Because as we all stay safe, Kate Feiffer will be here to remind us that masks can be fun!
Because Barbara McClintock will be here to philosophize about life and various musings.
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Because the Eric Carle Museum will be here selling books so that you can get yours signed by your favorite illustrator (no outside copies, please)!
Because we will also be exhibiting works by others who passed on to illustrator heaven, but helped make our gallery what it is today: Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Trina Schart Hyman, Thomas Locker, Ezra Jack Keats, William Steig, N.M. Bodecker, Alice Provensen, Gerald McDermott, Mordicai Gerstein, H.A. Rey, Tomie dePaola, Eric Carle, Virginia Lee Burton.
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Mostly- Because after two "off" years, we simply cannot wait to celebrate, rejoice, and be together again!!
Gallery Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat: 10-6
Friday: 12-8
Sunday: 12-5
About R. Michelson Galleries

For over 40 years, R. Michelson Galleries has been acknowledged as a leader in discovering and nurturing the careers of many of our country's best known figurative artists. Art originally exhibited in our galleries now hangs in many of the most prestigious museums in America, including New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Art Institute of Chicago. We are proud to be the first American art gallery to feature the art of children's book illustration alongside and on an equal footing with the more traditional fine arts. R. Michelson Galleries is located in Northampton, Massachusetts, the #1 art town in America, in which "the most prominent visual arts space is R. Michelson Galleries."

-John Villani, The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America


R. MICHELSON GALLERIES
132 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060

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CONTACT 
Richard Michelson
Paul Gulla

PHONE
413.586.3964

HOURS
Tues-Thurs 10-6, Fri 12-8, Sat 10-6, Sun-Mon By Appointment

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