MA – ICE/HOT Exhibition

Press Release:

Join the Norman Rockwell Museum for a special evening to preview this summer’s hottest exhibition “Ice Age to the Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios” and celebrate award-winning artist and Blue Sky Studios character designer Peter de Sève on Friday, June 10, 6:00  to 9:30 p.m.

The evening will include a cocktail buffet, raw bar, winetasting, private preview tour with Peter de Sève, music, champagne and dessert. On the lawn at historic Linwood House, located on the scenic grounds at Norman Rockwell Museum.

Limited tickets available. Ticket prices start at $125 and table sponsorship are available — call 413.298.4100, ext. 230 for more details and to make reservations.

In addition to his work in animation, Peter de Sève’s elegant drawings grace the covers and pages of The New Yorker, and appear in many illustrated books, including Mark Twain’s A Murder, A Mystery, and A Marriage;” The Duchess of Whimsy by Randall de Sève; Fin McCoul by Brian Gleeson, among others.

All proceeds from this event support Norman Rockwell Museum.  Additional support provided by Winetasting.com

Exhibition Opening Celebration
Saturday, June 11, 6 to 8 p.m.
Animazing opening night with the stars!

Commentary at 6:30 p.m. by award-winning illustrator and Ice Age character designer Peter de Sève.

Celebrate the art of animation with a first-ever look behind the scenes at the world of digital animation at Blue Sky Studios, where cutting-edge creativity and technique brings imaginative characters and stories to life. Meet members of the Blue Sky creative team.

A festive reception and party will follow (think Hollywood premiere crossed with a Berkshire-style family picnic!).

Tickets– Members: $20 per person, or $50 per family*. Non-members: $30 per person, or $75 per family*. *Family:maximum 2 adults and 3 children under 12.

Reserve tickets by: Email: events@nrm.org , call 413-931-2221, by mail– send your check payable to Norman Rockwell Museum, PO Box 308, Stockbridge, MA 01262

Blue Sky Studios specializes in photo-realistic, high resolution, computer generated animation and rendering. Critically acclaimed for their animated films Ice Age and its popular sequels, Robots, and Rio, as well as special effects and animation work for TRON, Alien Resurrection, Star Trek: Insurrection, Joe’s Apartment and numerous others. Rarely-seen conceptual drawings, character illustrations and expression sheets, 3D models, story boards, and background paintings illuminate the years of development behind the films. Visit the exhibition webpage!

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262

NY/MA – Duchess of Whimsy Tour

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Peter and Randall de Seve tour in promotion of their new children’s book The Duchess of Whimsy.

Thursday, November 12th – 4:00pm

Bundle NYC/Reading & Signing

Bundle, 128 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012
(212) 982-9465

Reading & Signing The Duchess - Randall only

 

Saturday, November 14th – 11:00am

Bank Street Books/Reading & Signing

Bank Street Books, 2879 Broadway, New York, NY 10025-7805
(212) 678-1654

Reading & Signing The Duchess – Randall only

 

Sunday, November 15th – 2:00pm

Word Bookshop/Reading & Signing

Word Bookshop, 126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222-2002
(718) 383-0096

Reading & Signing The Duchess – Peter and Randall

 

Wednesday, November 18th – 11:00am

Barnes & Noble Tribeca/Reading & Signing

Barnes & Noble Tribeca, 97 Warren Street (@ Greenwich), New York, NY 10007

Phone: (212) 587-5389

Reading & Signing The Duchess – Peter and Randall
Society of Illustrators
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY
212 838 2560

A Whimsical Evening with Randall and Peter de Seve
Randall and Peter discuss working together.
Signing afterwards.
Saturday, November 21st

Brooklyn Museum Children’s Book Fair

Randall only

Details TK

 

Thanksgiving Weekend

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Short presentation and then a reading and signing

Also, an exhibit of original artwork from The Duchess

Copies of A Sketchy Past will also be available

Peter and Randall

 

Saturday, December 5th – 2:00pm-4:00pm

Oblong Books (Millerton, NY)

Oblong Books, 26 Main St, Millerton, NY 12546-5166
(518) 789-3797

Reading & Signing The Duchess

Peter and Randall

NYC – A Whimsical Launch Party

Peter & Randall de Seve sign on Nov. 1st

Peter & Randall de Seve sign on Nov. 1st

A WHIMSICAL PUBLICATION PARTY!
SUNDAY November 1st, 2:00 – 4:00PM 

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RANDALL de SEVE & PETER de SEVE
 
Books of Wonder is thrilled to announce that we will be kicking off our November events on Sunday the 1st, from 2-4pm, when we will be hosting a publication party for RANDALL and PETER de SEVE’s newest work, The Duchess of Whimsy: An Absolutely Delicious Fairy Tale. From the New York Times best-selling author of Toy Boat, comes this all new lovable tale in which the enchanting Duchess of Whimsy falls in love with the ordinary Earl of Norm over a grill cheese sandwich. Beginning at 2pm, RANDALL and PETER de SEVE will introduce their newest title, take questions from the audience, and then sign copies of all their books. Ages 3-7. 2-4pm.
 
 Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

http://www.booksofwonder.com