Inside: Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth @ Sheen Center, New York [12 February]

Inside: Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth


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12
February
19:00 - 21:00

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Sheen Center
18 Bleecker St, New York, New York 10012
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, the most extensive public display of original Tolkien material for several generations, running from January 25 – May 12, 2019 at the Morgan Library and Museum.

Explore this landmark exhibition with John T. McQuillen, Ph.D., Associate Curator of Printed Books & Bindings and organizing curator of the exhibit for the Morgan Library, and Holly Ordway, Ph.D., Professor of English at Houston Baptist University and author of the forthcoming book Tolkien’s Modern Sources: Middle-earth Beyond the Middle Ages. Moderated by Corey Olsen, Ph.D., the “Tolkien Professor” and President of Signum University.

Drawn from the collections of the Tolkien Archive at the Bodleian Library (Oxford), Marquette University Libraries (Milwaukee), the Morgan, and private lenders, the exhibition will include family photographs and memorabilia, Tolkien’s original illustrations, maps, draft manuscripts, and designs related to «The Hobbit,» «The Lord of the Rings,» and «The Silmarillion.»

Tickets: $20
— *Image: J. R. R. Tolkien (1892 – 1973), Dust jacket design for The Hobbit [April 1937], pencil, black ink, watercolor, goache. Bodleian Libraries, MS. Tolkien Drawings 32. © The Tolkien Estate Limited 1937.
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