Poster Events & Exhibitions

Museum Gestaltung in Zurich

January 25, 2016 - December 31, 2019

The Poster Collection at Museum für Gestaltung in Zurich is one of the most extensive and important archives of its kind in the world. Over 350,000 posters, 120,000 of them researched and inventoried, document Swiss and international poster history—including political, commercial, and cultural posters—from its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

Poster Girls: A Century of Art and Design

October 13, 2017 - January 1, 2019

Exhibition at the London Transport Museum that "shines a spotlight on 20th and 21st century female graphic designers and reveals the contribution they have made to poster design over the last one hundred years... Poster Girls – a century of art and design will feature some of the leading female artists who have worked for London Transport and Transport for London including well-known designers, such as Mabel Lucie Attwell, Laura Knight, Enid Marx and Zandra Rhodes, alongside lesser known individuals who nonetheless changed the way Londoners viewed their city... Starting in the early 1900s the exhibition will take a broadly chronological approach, moving through the decades to contemporary times, unearthing how each era influenced the artists’ stylistic approach and highlighting the role played by London Transport in commissioning female talent."

Loupot Peintre En Affiche

January 23, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Exhibition of posters by the French artist and graphic designer Charles Loupot (1892-1962) at the Bibliotheque Forney in Paris.

Ocean Liners: Speed and Style

February 3, 2018 - June 17, 2018

This exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is "the first exhibition to explore the design and cultural impact of the ocean liner around the world. Revealing the hidden design stories of some of the world's greatest ocean liners, including the Titanic, Normandie, the Queen Mary and the Canberra, this exhibition re-imagines the golden age of ocean travel, with over 250 objects including paintings, sculpture, ship models, fashion, photographs, posters and film."

Poster Exhibition

February 15, 2018 - April 23, 2018

The Art of Poster Gallery
Dabrowskiego 5/6
Warsaw 02-558 Poland

IVPDA Member Event: Exhibition of Piotr Dabrowski's Polish poster collection at the Relaks Cafe, Pulawska 48 in Warsaw. More information at www.theartofposter.com and www.relaks.cafe

120 Years of Propaganda Posters 1898-2018

May 3, 2018 - May 3, 2018

Galerie Documents
53 Rue de Seine
Paris 75006 France

IVPDA Member Event: Galerie 123 will present a selection of propaganda posters from the last 120 years. Opening Thursday May 3 from 18:00-22:00. From the first Swiss political posters from the end of the 19th century to the World Wars, the Cold War or May 1968, the many themes illustrated by these posters reflect the great upheavals of the 20th century and contemporary issues such as ecology or migration. True historical witnesses, these posters transmit messages without concession in powerful graphics, significant of their time. www.galerie123.com/en/events

Dulwich Festival Open House

May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018

Travel on Paper
London England

IVPDA Member Event: Travel On Paper is taking part in the Open House event on May 12-13 as part of the Dulwich Festival with artist Marie Lenclos and ceramicist Rowena Brown in Camberwell SE5. More information at www.dulwichfestival.co.uk/artists-open-house and www.travelonpaper.com/about-page