Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic
Diary at the exhibition, Royal Ontario Museum
Date1 September 2020 (2020-09-01) - 17 January 2021 (2021-01-17)
VenueRoyal Ontario Museum
LocationToronto, Canada
TypeMuseum exhibition
ThemeWinnie-the-Pooh

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic is an exhibition on the history of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, currently running since 1 September 2020 at the Royal Ontario Museum and is set to close on 17 January 2021. It was originally planned to run from 7 March 2020 to 3 August 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It is located inside the Roloff Beny Gallery within the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.[2]

The exhibit includes pages from A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard's works, a diary from Harry Colebourn, as well as Pooh merchandise. The exhibition has recreations of Christopher Robin's bed and other settings from the Winnie-the-Pooh books.[3]

The tour started at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London will finish at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.[4]

Venues

Opening Date Closing Date Duration (days) City Country Venue
9 December 2017 8 April 2018 120 London United Kingdom Victoria and Albert Museum[5]
3 June 2018 2 September 2018 79 Atlanta United States High Museum of Art[6]
22 September 2018 6 January 2019 106 Boston United States Museum of Fine Arts, Boston[7]
19 February 2019 14 April 2019 54 Tokyo Japan Bunkamura Museum of Art[8]
22 August 2019 5 January 2020 136 Seoul South Korea Korean Soma Museum[9]
1 September 2020 17 January 2021 138 Toronto Canada Royal Ontario Museum

References

  1. ^ "A Winnie-the-Pooh exhibit is making its only Canadian stop in Toronto". Daily Hive. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  2. ^ Manzocco, Natalia (16 July 2020). "Winnie-The-Pooh ROM exhibit to return". NOW Toronto. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  3. ^ Wilner, Norman (6 March 2020). "Inside the ROM's Winnie-the-Pooh exhibition". NOW Toronto. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  4. ^ Zettler, Melanie (4 March 2020). "New Royal Ontario Museum exhibit explores history of Winnie-the-Pooh". Global News. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  5. ^ "Winnie-the-Pooh heads to V&A for big winter exhibition |". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  6. ^ Emerson, Bo (1 June 2018). "Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin at the High Museum;". Atlanta. News. Now. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  7. ^ "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic;". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  8. ^ "Winnie the Pooh: Exploring a Classic;". Metropolis Japan. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  9. ^ Kim, Min (3 September 2019). "Winnie the Pooh exhibition opens in Seoul;". Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 13 September 2020.