Celebrate Charles Dickens' 200th birthday
News release from The Morgan:
February 7, 1812: Charles Dickens is born in Portsmouth, England…
…FAST-FORWARD TWO HUNDRED YEARS
On Tuesday, February 7, 2012, any Morgan Library & Museum visitor who mentions Dickens’s birthday will receive FREE ADMISSION in celebration of the great writer’s bicentennial year.
CHARLES DICKENS AT 200
The Morgan is currently showing Charles Dickens at 200, an exhibition that captures the art and life of a man whose literary and cultural legacy ranks among the giants of literature. On view are the original manuscripts of A Christmas Carol and Our Mutual Friend (a portion of which Dickens retrieved from the wreckage of a train crash), letters, books, photographs, and original illustrations. The exhibition is on view through February 12, 2012.
ON DICKENS’S BIRTHDAY
-On Tuesday, February 7, Morgan visitors who mention Charles Dickens’s birthday will receive complimentary admission.
-Free admission applies to every exhibition at the Morgan, so after viewing Charles Dickens at 200, visitors are welcome to explore the rest of the museum.
-No rain checks, please! (Dickens’s bicentennial comes but once, after all…).
Learn more about the exhibit Charles Dickens at 200, or view some of the exhibit online.
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-- Cheryl Sadler | CSadler@News-Herald.com | @nhcheryl
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