Thursday, June 6, 2013

JUNE - JULY appearances!

Lots of fun and different appearances for this summer including two exhibits of my work in Northampton and Amherst, MA.  If you're in the area, please drop by to say "hello".

Friday, June 21, R Michelson Galleries, 132 Main St., Northampton, MA

8pm, Opening reception for DON'T PIGEONHOLE ME! Exhibit featuring adult work from the cartoon sketchbook anthology of the same name, plus some drawings, sculpture, ceramics and magnet constructions.

Mo' info at the R Michelson Gallery

Then the weekend fun moves over to the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art at 125 West Bay Road in Amherst, MA for the opening weekend of Seriously Silly, a Decade of Art and Whimsy by Mo Willems

Mo Willems Exhibit Catalog

June 22, 2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
A fun-filled day of special Mo Willems activities celebrating the opening of Seriously Silly:  A Decade of Art and Whimsy by Mo Willems Besides the exhibit itself, there will  be film screenings and photo opportunities with Elephant and Piggie! 

Open to all museum goers

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Members' Opening Reception
A drinks reception followed by a presentation and interview with the Carle's Head Curator, Nick Clark and myself.

Free to Members. Space is limited, please reserve early to

June 23, 2013

Mo' A Seriously Silly Celebration
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Gallery Activities
  • Draw a Pigeon and other Mo-related activities in the Art Studio
  • Films in the Auditorium
  • Storytimes featuring the adventures of Elephant and Piggie
1:00 Galley Tour with Mo Willems*

2:00 Book Signing

Open to all museum goers.

*Adults and children 10+. Space is limited; reservations required.
Book signing open to all. Members receive early line placement. 

And if that isn't Mo-tastic enough, I'll be visiting Chicago for the ALA Annual Conference and making a few signing appearances on the floor of convention center.  

Saturday June 29

9:30-10:30am, signing at Disney-Hyperion Booth #2620

11:00am-12:00pm, signing at Harper Collins Booth #2407

Monday, June 31

8:30 am, ALSC Awards Presentation and Membership Meeting.

I will be accepting a Geisel Honor for LET'S GO FOR A DRIVE! along with other ALSC Award winners.

(These events are open to convention attendees only) 

Then it's back to the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, MA for a final day of screenings and signings.

Saturday, July 13

1pm, Film screening and signing at the Carle.  We'll be screening some of the Weston Woods animated films based on my books, including a possible WORLD PREMIERE. I'll be on hand for a Q+A afterwards along with Weston Woods Producer and pal Paul Gagne.

2pm, There will be signing in the main atrium.

And that's it! These will mark my last public appearances for a while (my next ones will be in Dublin in October and Washington DC in November).