M, 2018

8sepAll DayGarth Williams exhibition opens in Irving, TexasGarth Williams: Illustrator of the Century(All Day: saturday) Irving, Texas Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine, TX 75062


Event Details

Organized and toured by the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature in Abilene, Texas, this exhibition presents original work for 28 of Garth William’s most beloved books, including “Charlotte’s Web,” “The Little House on the Prairie” and a number of Little Golden Books. The exhibition curated by Leonard, is the largest retrospective of the artist’s work ever assembled. The exhibition also explores such lesser-known facets of the artist’s career as Williams’ journeyman efforts as a London portrait artist and “New Yorker” cartoonist and his occasional forays into advertising. Preliminary drawings offer glimpses of Williams at his drawing table, while final art for the Wilder series, “Charlotte’s Web,” allow an intimate look at illustrations that readers have held dear. Gallery Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Wed. and Fri. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thur. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. 1 to 5 p.m. Sun. On view through January 27, 2019.


All Day (Saturday)


Irving, Texas Arts Center

3333 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine, TX 75062

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