Arnold Lobel: Alone Together

January 9, 2021 - December 23, 2022
Dear Toad, I am glad that you are my best friend.

Alone Together, the first major retrospective of Arnold Lobel’s work in Japan, features 200 original illustrations from 30 picture books. This touring exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of Frog and Toad’s publication in Japan.

This exhibition is organized by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Massachusetts. 


January 9 – March 28, 2021
Play! Museum, Tokyo, Japan

April 3 – May 23, 2021
Hiroshima Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan

April 22 – June 5, 2022
Itami City Museum of Art, Japan

September 3 – December 23, 2022
Iwaki City Art Museum, Japan

Poster design for Frog and Toad exhibition at Play Museum in Japan.
Illustration of Frog giving letter to snail to mail.
Arnold Lobel, Illustration for Frog and Toad are Friends (HarperCollins). Courtesy of the Estate of Arnold Lobel. © 1970 Arnold Lobel.