20 April 2018

Leading figures of children's illustration, such as Axel Scheffler, Stephanie Blake, Claude K. Dubois and Patrick George give their vision of Europe in this exhibition at London's Institut Francais (until 12 May). This pan-European initiative, now led by the Pulse of Europe movement, was launched in 2017 by German publisher Moritz Verlag during the Frankfurt Book Fair, in order to demonstrate the kind of community, solidarity and cooperation that makes the EU today.

The original exhibition includes special contributions by British artists such as Quentin Blake (pictured), Benji Davies and Bridget Strevens Marzo.  On Europe Day (9 May) Axel Scheffler gives a special tour of the exhibition, followed by a talk on European citizenship with Alexander Freiherr Knigge (Pulse of Europe) and Kalypso Nicolaidis (Centre for International Studies, Oxford University).

For more details or to book a place at the event, see https://www.list.co.uk/event/21011560-drawing-for-europe/  The exhibition is on show at the Institute at 17 Queensberry Place, London SW72DT during normal opening hours (Tues - Fri 12.00-19.00, Sat 12.00-18.00).