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Wilton Library/WHS Scholarly Series: Connecticut Creativity: Vision + Imagination + Inspiration with Lynn Caponera and Dr. Jonathan Weinberg

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


In the 14th year of the collaboration between Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society, this 5-part scholarly lecture series held virtually focuses on the theme of “Connecticut Creativity.” In this presentation, “The World of Maurice Sendak: A Virtual Tour of the Maurice Sendak House and Studio,” Lynn Caponera and Dr. Jonathan Weinberg discuss the world of the famous illustrator, author, and Ridgefield resident, Maurice Sendak. Caponera and Weinberg take the audience virtually into the Sendak world, discuss the Sendak creative process, and his Ridgefield, CT home and studio where he lived and worked for forty years. The recipient of numerous coveted awards, Maurice Sendak remains the most honored and beloved children’s book author in history. Lynn Caponera, Executive Director and President of the Board of The Maurice Sendak Foundation, had a 40-year history with the celebrated artist Maurice Sendak. Jonathan Weinberg, Ph.D., Curator of The Maurice Sendak Foundation, is an artist and art historian. The moderator is Max Gabrielson. The program is sponsored by Allison and Rob Sanders. This program is being hosted by the Wilton Historical Society. No charge; donations welcome. Registration required for each individual session in order to receive the live stream links. Visit the Wilton Library website for additional dates, topic and speaker details, and registration.