Saturday, November 12, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Interpreting the role that Curious George played in safeguarding his own creators in times of danger as symbolic, Claudia Nahson, Curator at the Jewish Museum, delves into the remarkable lives and works of Margret and H. A. Rey, who in 1940, fled Paris with a Curious George manuscript in their suitcase. Art and documentation related to their escape from Nazi-occupied Europe, and the parallels between the obstacles the couple faced and the drawings that may have saved their lives will be explored. Claudia Nahson is the curator of Curious George Saves the Day: The Art of Margret and H.A. Rey. A festive reception will follow. $15, members free.