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."

Soviet Poster Art

October 12, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Liljevalchs' major autumn exhibition is an in-depth study of the Soviet Union of the 1920s, presenting film and propaganda posters from a unique Japanese collection. The 1920s was a golden era for Russian art, not least graphic art. The Russian avant-garde flourished, putting their mark on society and inspiring artists throughout the world. Ruki Matsumoto wanted his collection to remain intact and be displayed for art and graphic enthusiasts throughout the world. This exhibition at the Liljevalchs Konsthall in Stockholm Sweden is a contribution in realising his desire.

It's Alive! Frankenstein at 200

October 12, 2018 - January 27, 2019

Commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of Frankenstein—a classic of world literature and a masterpiece of horror—a new exhibition at the Morgan shows how Mary Shelley created a monster. For the first time it will be possible to view art and artifacts (including comic books, film posters, publicity stills, and movie memorabilia) that explain how Frankenstein caught the popular imagination. Portions of the original manuscript will be on display along with historic scientific instruments and iconic artwork such as Henry Fuseli’s Nightmare, a six-sheet poster advertising the Boris Karloff movie in 1931. This exhibition is a collaboration between The Morgan Library & Museum and The New York Public Library.

Toulouse-Lautrec and the Spirit of Montmartre

October 18, 2018 - January 20, 2019

Exhibition showing the fundamental role that the spirit of the Montmartre district in Paris had in the development of modern art, and the way in which Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and his contemporaries influenced the evolution of ephemeral artistic production in posters, illustrations, prints and designs that extended the bohemian spirit and artistic creations to new audiences.

1918-2018 World War One Poster Exhibition

November 1, 2018 - November 17, 2018

404 King's Road
London SW10 0LJ England

IVPDA Member Event: To mark the centenary of the First World War, AntikBar will be holding an exhibition of original vintage World War One posters at their gallery from 1-17 November. Their feature display will include war and propaganda posters issued by all sides of the conflict, including the UK, USA, Germany and Russia. AntikBar will be making a donation to The Royal British Legion for every First World War poster sold during November in support of their #ThankYou100 remembrance. More information at

Paris Galleries Week of Print and Drawing

November 9, 2018 - November 14, 2018

Galerie Documents
53 Rue de Seine
Paris 75006 France

IVPDA Member Event: Galerie Documents will be exhibiting at La Semaine des Galeries Parisiennes de l’Estampe et du Dessin from 9-14 November. More information at and

Ephemera Society Winter Fair

December 2, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Kiki Werth
Central London
London W2 England

IVPDA Member Event: Visit Kiki Werth at the Ephemera Society Winter Fair, open 11am-4pm. More information at and