How does our home shape who we are? James Thurber (1894–1961), one of the most popular writers and cartoonists of the mid-twentieth century, grew up in Columbus, Ohio. As an adult Thurber moved away from the city, yet his hometown left an indelible mark on his imagination and was a source of inspiration throughout his career. This exhibit explores Thurber’s early life, works inspired by his experiences here, and his legacy in Columbus and beyond.
The Ohio State University Thompson Library
Thompson Gallery (Room 125)
May 18, 2019 - August 18, 2019
Seven days a week from 11:00 am-5:00 pm