This exhibition runs from Sat, 9th Dec 2017 to Sun, 8th Apr 2018. See all dates
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This exhibition has finished.
Original drawings of Winnie-the-Pooh have gone on display for the first time in nearly 40 years.
Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic reveals the real people, relationships and inspirations behind the charismatic bear, star of the most popular children’s books of all time, and a world representing friendship, simple joys and the curious yet gentle nature of a child’s imagination.
Visitors will be taken on a journey exploring the thrilling interplay between text and illustration, shedding new light on the creative collaboration between Milne and Shepard.
The exhibition explores Milne’s storytelling including his wonderful and humorous use of language. It will also look at how Shepard produced enduring illustrations, combining expressive line with white space and an understated humour matching that of Milne. Visiting children will be encouraged to explore their own creativity through art and word play.