From the New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig

Online Workshop for Educators


Tuesday, October 26, 2021
5 – 7 pm

Join us for an online workshop exploring the work of celebrated author and illustrator William Steig, subject of the exhibition From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig, which was on view at the Jewish Museum from November 7, 2007 through March 16, 2008. Steig was renowned as both a brilliant cartoonist and beloved author of numerous children’s books including Shrek, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, and Amos and Boris. Hear from Maggie Steig, daughter of the acclaimed illustrator, as she shares insights into her father's work and artistic process. Following the talk, a Jewish Museum educator will facilitate a discussion of select works of art and a related activity.

New York State Educators may receive 2 CTLE hours.

A Zoom link will be sent with email confirmation. If you do not receive your email confirmation within ten minutes, please check your spam folder and mark the email as "not spam."

Please register by October 25, 2021

Program fee: $10.

A limited number of spaces are available for teachers of self-contained special education classes and special education teachers in ICT classes to register free of charge by emailing

Professional development workshops are made possible with endowment support from the Gershon Kekst Family.

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, by William Steig