Madeline Turns 75! A Ludwig Bemelmans Retrospective

July 4 – October 13, 2014

The New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West (at 77th St.)
Manhattan, NY 10024


NYCGO Logo One of literature's favorite little girls is turning 75! In honor of the 75th anniversary of Madeline's publication, this exhibit honors the character and her creator, Ludwig Bemelmans. This exhibit, which contains nearly 100 works, includes drawings from all six Madeline books, Bemelmans' drawings of the old Ritz Hotel in New York, murals from a rediscovered Paris bistro, and panels from the Onassis yacht.  For complete information, visit

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