2021 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture: David Wiesner

Artists & Authors


The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons University and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art are proud to present the 2021 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture. Award-winning author and artist David Wiesner will deliver the lecture, Artist & Reader: Partners in Storytelling, leaving time at the end for audience Q&A.

The 2021 Sweetser Lecture is associated with the exhibition, Speechless: The Art of Wordless Picture Books, curated by David Wiesner and on view at The Carle, July 17 - December 5, 2021.

Explore Further
Past Exhibition
July 17 - December 5, 2021
Seeing is believing in this celebration of wordless picture books.
Story Board
Discover the origins of wordless picture books.