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A Battle of Drawings


Watch author and illustrator Matthieu Maudet (A Mammoth in the Fridge, Hello, Doctor), author and comic artist Pénélope Bagieu (Exquisite Corpse, Josephine), Julia Rothman (Hello NY) and other guest illustrators engage in a fast-paced battle of drawings. Free cookies provided by Michel et Augustin.

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York a month-long 50th anniversary celebration of French children’s publisher L’École des Loisirs. Festivities include a free, first-ever U.S. exhibition of original drawings by L’École des Loisirs illustrators (Nov. 20-Dec. 20 at 972 Fifth Ave.), curated by writer and blogger Maria Popova and with support from Honorary Chairman and legendary children’s book author and illustrator Tomi Ungerer. Celebrations will also include a series of free kids’ workshops around the city.

Dates + Times
Saturday, December 12

For all ages

Main Space
51 Bergen St

Earlier Event: December 11
Annual Benefit Dinner
Later Event: December 14
Damn the Dogma: Not About Christmas