John Canemaker and Mo Willems at New York Historical Society Opening

Professor John Canemaker(L) jokingly reminisces with alum Mo Willems (UGFTV Animation, 1990) at the March 17, 2016 opening of "The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems" at the New York Historical Society. Willems, renowned author-illustrator of beloved children's books (Knuffle Bunny and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, among many others) includes in his mid-career exhibition drawings from his earliest animated films made at NYU. For more information on the exhibition and Mo Willems, visit: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/18/arts/design/mo-willems-and-the-art-of-the-childrens-book.html

Professor John Canemaker(L) jokingly reminisces with alum Mo Willems (UGFTV Animation, 1990) at the March 17, 2016 opening of "The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems" at the New York Historical Society.

Willems, renowned author-illustrator of beloved children's books (Knuffle Bunny and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, among many others) includes in his mid-career exhibition drawings from his earliest animated films made at NYU.

For more information on the exhibition and Mo Willems, visit: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/18/arts/design/mo-willems-and-the-art-of-the-childrens-book.html