A Wonderful, Awful Idea: Animating the Grinch Who Stole Christmas

Fri Nov 19, 2021 - Sun Feb 27, 2022
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Repeating every week — Sundays, Fridays, and Saturdays through February 27, 2022
Except November 25, 2021, December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022.
Various times
Age: 6+
Price: Free with museum admission
Museum of the Moving Image

The sketches, animation cels, and backgrounds on exhibit—40 selections from the extensive private collection of Bill Heeter and Kristi Correa—illustrate legendary animation director Chuck Jones’ approach to adapting Theodor Geisel’s story for the screen.

In contrast to the book’s black, white, and red palette, Jones unleashed a riotous array of vivid colors to depict the story’s settings and characters.

Order tickets online. Masks are required when inside the museum.

Fridays from 2pm-8pm
aturdays and Sundays from 12pm–6pm

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