Building Stories, Washington D.C.

In January 2024, the National Building Museum of Washington, D.C. launched its most ambitious exhibition ever, a long-term, 4000-square-foot immersive exploration of the idea of home in children's literature. Curated by Leonard, Building Stories came together in an intensely rewarding, six-year collaboration between Leonard, the NBM staff, Plus & More Than, the DC Public Library

Spotting the world’s best new picture books

This fall, Leonard again served as one of’s guest curators for its annual “100 Outstanding Picture Books” showcase at the Frankfurt International Book Fair. dPictus provides the global professional children’s book community with a year-round virtual rights marketplace and discovery zone for the most innovative contemporary picture books from around the [...]

The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

In January 2019, the the Kerlan Collection of the University of Minnesota's Andersen Library, in Minneapolis, MN, will mount a major exhibition based on the New York Public Library's landmark exhibition entitled The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter (2013-2014). While on view in New York, The ABC of It was seen by a record-setting 540,000 visitors from around the world.

Golden Legacy: Original Art from Golden Books

Running throughout 2017 at various locations on national tour. Co-curated by Leonard and Diane Muldrow; organized and toured by the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, Abilene, TX. A wide-ranging selection of original illustration art by Richard Scarry, Garth Williams, Tibor Gergely, Feodor Rojankovsky, Eloise Wilkin, Alice and Martin Provensen, Leonard Weisgard, Mary [...]

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