What Pittsburgher could resist this dinosaur? "Neighborsaurus"
celebrates the contributions of Fred Rogers and Family Communications
to children of our city and the country through public television.
Mr. Rogers smiles from this Tyrannosaurus rex wearing
his signature tie and sweater and holding a sheet of his music.
The trolley and puppets from "Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood"
grace both sides of the artwork.
traveled to New York to appear on a segment of "Good
Morning America" to help kick off DinoMite Days. The
"1 4 3" in the name (and on Mr. Rogers' tie) stands
for the number of letters in the words "I Love You."
Founded in 1951 by Cordelia S. May, the Laurel Foundation
supports public arts, theater, history, museums, vocational
and adult educational programs, population and environmental
issues, and community health programs in southwestern Pennsylvania.
In addition to its generous support of Carnegie Museum of
Natural History’s DinoMite Days, the Laurel Foundation
has been a generous supporter of Powdermill Nature Reserve’s
Bird-Banding Program and Carnegie Museum of Art.