Exhibitions

Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

November 1, 2019 – February 23, 2020
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Holiday Express returns to New-York Historical this holiday season, reimagined to celebrate the 100th birthday of Busytown author and illustrator Richard Scarry. The installation showcases artwork and graphics of Scarry’s characters (like Lowly Worm) from publisher Penguin Random House alongside Jerni Collection toys. Children and adults can also experience dynamic displays exploring the workings of the railroad, the services it provides, and the jobs required to keep people and goods moving. (Curated by Mike Thornton, associate curator of material culture) 

Support provided by Random House
Children’s Books. 

Presentation of the Jerni Collection of Toys and Trains is made possible by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

 

Exhibitions at New-York Historical are made possible by Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, the Saunders Trust for American History, the Seymour Neuman Endowed Fund, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. WNET is the media sponsor.

 

 

Media sponsor:
WNET

Creative: Tronvig Group