Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss

November 22, 2014 – January 03, 2016

A joyous and exuberant celebration of the art of the world’s most popular children’s book author, artistic genius and beloved San Diegan, plus fun-filled family activities!

This colorful and fantastical exhibition immerses visitors in the world of Dr. Seuss, illuminating him as the world’s most beloved children’s author and an artist in his own right. The whimsical, fun-filled experience conveys the exuberance and creative genius in Dr. Seuss books and includes family-friendly activities inspired by underlying themes including: Literacy, the Environment, and Community.

Also featured is Theodor Geisel’s art, particularly inspired by San Diego locales, including rare early works, illustrations, and new releases.

Special tours for Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss available for school groups!

Adult group tours are also available for your civic, church or community group!  Find out more information about Adult Group Tours and Speakers Bureau programs here.

“‘Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss’ is normally included with general admission. However, this exhibit is NOT included with History Center Resident’s FREE Tuesday admission (2nd Tuesday of the month), on FREE Tuesday our prices for ‘Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss are:’

  • $5 adults, seniors, students, military (retired & dependents)
  • $2 youth ages 6-17
  • Free children ages 0-5, active duty military, SDHC members
  • Explorer and Go Card pass holders are free but require check in at the Admissions desk

Please call ahead for details.

This exhibition is made possible through a collection of authorized estate editions adapted and reproduced from Theodor Seuss Geisel’s original paintings, drawings and sculpture under exclusive permission from his family. The original works, from which the posthumous reproductions were created, are not available for exhibition and remain archived within the Dr. Seuss estate.

Presenting sponsor of Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss:

The Navarra Family and

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