The Little Prince: A New York Story – The Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum – Public Programs

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Friday, February 7, 2014, 7 p.m.

Film

Only Angels Have Wings

(1939, 121 minutes)
Director: Howard Hawkes
This classic film about mail carriers and their dangerous flights over the Andes strongly resembles Saint-Exupéry’s book Flight to Arras. Features Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, and Rita Hayworth.This film is being screened in conjunction with the exhibition, The Little Prince: A New York Story.

Exhibition-related films are free with museum admission. Advance reservations for Morgan Members only: 212.685.0008, ext. 560, or tickets@themorgan.org. Tickets are available at the Admission Desk on the day of the screening.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

 

Saturday, February 8, 2014, 2–4 p.m.

Family Program

Imagine Your Planet: What Planet Do You Come From?

Imagine that like the little prince, you came from another planet. How would it look? In this workshop families will be invited to travel from planet to planet with the little prince, through Saint-Exupéry’s water colors and sketches. Children will then imagine their very own planet and build it with an array of materials such as clay, wire, beads, fabric, yarn, tissue, and more.

Tickets: $8, $6 for Members, $2 for Children
All Family Programs are appropriate for ages 6-12. Workshops are for families with children, with a limit of two adult tickets per family.
Order tickets Family programs are generously underwritten by Great Circle Foundation Inc. The Morgan’s education programs are generously supported in part by The Alice Tully Fund for Art and Music, the William Randolph Hearst Fund for Educational Programs, and by the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation Fund for Education and Technology, with further generous assistance from Great Circle Foundation, Inc., the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., MetLife Foundation, and The Armand G. Erpf Fund.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

 

Friday, February 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Gallery Talk

The Little Prince: A New York Story

Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator, Literary and Historical Manuscripts

All gallery talks and tours are free with museum admission; no tickets or reservations are necessary. They usually last one hour and meet at the Benefactors Wall across from the coat check area.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Lecture

The Little Prince and the Big War
Adam Gopnik

Adam Gopnik, New Yorker essayist and author of The Steps Across The WaterThe King In The Window, and Paris to the Moon—and who is currently adapting The Little Prince for the National Ballet of Canada—will talk about Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and the Second World War, and how his haunting children’s masterpiece can be seen as an idiosyncratic piece of war literature.

Tickets: $15; $10 for Members; Free for students with valid ID, subject to availability.
* The exhibition The Little Prince: A New York Story will be open at 5:30 p.m. for program attendees.
Order tickets Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

 

Saturday, March 1, 2014, 3 p.m.

Gallery Talk

The Little Prince: A New York Story — in French

Marie Trope-Podell, Manager of Gallery Programs

All gallery talks and tours are free with museum admission; no tickets or reservations are necessary. They usually last one hour and meet at the Benefactors Wall across from the coat check area.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

 

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 6:30 p.m.*

Gallery Talk

Saint-Exupéry in New York: A Conversation with Stacy Schiff

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff, author of Saint-ExupéryVéra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)A Great Improvisation: FranklinFrance, and the Birth of America, and Cleopatra: A Life, talks with Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts, about Saint-Exupéry’s miserable, insomniacal, brilliantly productive New York years.

Tickets: $15; $10 for Members; Free for students with valid ID, subject to availability.
* The exhibition The Little Prince: A New York Story will be open at 5:30 p.m. for program attendees.

 

Friday, March 14, 2014, 7 p.m.

Film

The Little Prince

(1974, 88 minutes)
Director: Stanley Donen
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved tale of a stranded pilot who befriends a « little » prince is set to music by Frederick Loewe, with screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Starring Gene Wilder as the Fox and Bob Fosse as the Snake.This film is being screened in conjunction with the exhibition, The Little Prince: A New York Story.

Exhibition-related films are free with museum admission. Advance reservations for Morgan Members only: 212.685.0008, ext. 560, or tickets@themorgan.org. Tickets are available at the Admission Desk on the day of the screening. Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

 

Friday, April 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m.*

Concert

Michaël Lévinas, piano
Catherine Trottman, mezzo-soprano

Composer and pianist Michaël Lévinas with mezzo-soprano Catherine Trottman present a program of French music, including an excerpt from a newly-commissioned opera, The Little Prince, based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s book, premiering at Opera de Lausanne in fall 2014.
Debussy, First book of Preludes
Ravel, Sheherazade
Poulenc, Banalités
Messiaen, « Pourquoi, » « Le sourire »
Levinas, « La rose chante » (extract from the opera Le Petit Prince, « The Rose »)

Tickets: $35; $25 for Members
*The exhibition The Little Prince: A New York Story will be open at 6:30 for program attendees.
Order tickets
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m.*

Discussion

The Pilot and the Little Prince: A Conversation with Peter Sís

Internationally acclaimed illustrator, filmmaker, and author of over twenty books, Peter Sís talks about his forthcoming book The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupérywith Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Tickets: $15; $10 for Members; Free for students with valid ID, subject to availability.
* The exhibition The Little Prince: A New York Story will be open at 5:30 p.m. for program attendees.

 

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2–5 p.m.

Family Program

Spring Family Fair

The exhibition The Little Prince: A New York Story is an opportunity to dedicate our Spring Family Fair to the beloved character, whose tale was written and illustrated in New York City by French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Activities include watching an animated short film (The Little Prince/Will Vinton), composing a large mural made of planets, and trying on fun costumes. The Ben Jam troupe will bring to life the little prince, the fox, and the rose and invite families to follow the mysterious little boy in his magical journey through outer space and planet Earth. Appropriate for ages 6-12.

Tickets: $8, $6 for Members, $2 for Children
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Family programs are generously underwritten by Great Circle Foundation Inc.
The Morgan’s education programs are generously supported in part by The Alice Tully Fund for Art and Music, the William Randolph Hearst Fund for Educational Programs, and by the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation Fund for Education and Technology, with further generous assistance from Great Circle Foundation, Inc., the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., MetLife Foundation, and The Armand G. Erpf Fund.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets for information.

Lead funding for this exhibition is provided by Barbara and James Runde, and by The Florence Gould Foundation. Generous support is also provided by Air France, Liz and Rod Berens, and the Caroline Macomber Fund, with additional assistance from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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