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Poster Events & Exhibitions

Vintage Poster IVPDA Publication Issue 2 (December 2019)

January 1, 2016 - January 1, 2026

Issue 2 of the IVPDA Publication — Vintage Poster — is available to read online at https://issuu.com/vintageposterivpda/docs/vintageposter_ivpdamagazine_issue2

Vintage Poster is a magazine published by the IVPDA devoted to the art, history and design of vintage posters as a platform for the exchange of information between collectors, dealers, museums and anyone interested in original vintage posters.

Issue 2 (December 2019) Contents: Poster Events / Focus on Style - Art Nouveau Posters / Collector Profile - William W. Crouse / Focus on Designer - Abram Games / Collection of The Danish Poster Museum / Psychedelic Poster Art / IVPDA Directory.

Vintage Poster IVPDA Publication Issue 1 (June 2019)

January 2, 2016 - January 2, 2026

Issue 1 of the IVPDA publication - Vintage Poster - is available to read online at https://issuu.com/vintageposterivpda/docs/vintageposter_ivpdamagazine_issue1

Vintage Poster is a magazine published by the IVPDA devoted to the art, history and design of vintage posters as a platform for the exchange of information between collectors, dealers, museums and anyone interested in original vintage posters.

Issue 1 (June 2019) Contents: Focus on Style - Art Deco Posters by Angela M. Lippert / In the News - Poster House museum opening / Collector Profile - Don Hastler & Dan Bergsvik / Focus on Designer - Leonetto Cappiello by Jack Rennert / Collection of the London Transport Museum by David Bownes / General Dynamics posters by Robert Garvin and Jean Daniel Clerc / IVPDA Directory.

Art of the Dance: Posters from Hollywood

May 1, 2019 - April 1, 2020

Exhibition at the National Museum of Dance of 130 dance movie posters from producer Mike Kaplan's collection, including American and international versions of Hollywood film posters dating from 1918 to the 1980s and a section devoted to Astaire's career on the silver screen.

The Art of Reading: American Publishing Posters of the 1890s

November 16, 2019 - June 21, 2020

Exhibition organized by the Portland Art Museum featuring original posters that flourished during an intense period of "poster mania" in the United States in the 1890s, magazine covers, and book covers from this exciting chapter of design, artistic, and literary history.

Punk Graphics: Too Fast To Live

November 20, 2019 - April 26, 2020

Exhibition at The Adam - Brussels Design Museum exploring the unique visual language of punk as it evolved in the United States and the United Kingdom through hundreds of its most memorable graphics including flyers, posters and albums, with a Belgian appendix showing how these approaches and styles also inspired continental punk design.

George Him: A Polish Designer For Mid-Century Britain

January 31, 2020 - May 10, 2020

The first ever retrospective of the Polish-Jewish emigre who brought European modernist aesthetics to British graphic design, this exhibition of George Him’s long and versatile career will include iconic wartime propaganda posters, corporate branding for El Al airlines and adverts for clients like Schweppes, Technicolor, Post Office and The Times. Part of the nationwide Insiders/Outsiders arts festival. More information at insidersoutsidersfestival.org/event/george-him-a-polish-designer-for-mid-century-britain and www.houseofillustration.org.uk

Art Deco By The Sea

February 9, 2020 - June 14, 2020

Exhibition exploring how the Art Deco style shaped the modern seaside in the UK during the 1920s-30s new age of mass tourism to coastal resorts, celebrating iconic examples of seaside architecture and revealing how Art Deco became the key style for pleasure, leisure, sports and entertainment through some 130 works including paintings, posters, brochures, drawings, photographs, fashion, furniture, ceramics and textiles.

The Sleeping Giant: Posters & The Chinese Economy

February 27, 2020 - August 23, 2020

Poster House
119 West 23rd Street
New York NY 10011 USA

IVPDA Member Event: Exhibition at Poster House highlighting the fascinating link between poster design and economic policy in one of the largest economies on Earth, from the early 20th century to the 1990s. More information at www.posterhouse.org

The Swiss Grid

February 27, 2020 - August 23, 2020

Poster House
119 West 23rd Street
New York NY 10011 USA

IVPDA Member Event: This didactic show at Poster House introduces the development of the Swiss grid during the 1950s, and how it came to define contemporary advertising. More information at www.posterhouse.org

Gorodskaya Feyeriya: Russian Posters of the late 1800s - early 1900s

February 28, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Exhibition at the Russian State Library of over 200 turn-of-the-century posters showcasing the "bright, alluring, fascinating extravaganza" of life in Moscow hundred years ago through posters advertising goods, a new lifestyle, resorts and travel, exhibitions and balls, cinema, beauty and fashion, social and WWI patriotic propaganda.

The Poster: 200 Years of Art and History

February 28, 2020 - September 20, 2020

Upcoming exhibition at the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG), with more information to be posted on their website nearer the time.

The Art of Advertising

March 5, 2020 - August 31, 2020

Exhibition at the Bodleian Library on British advertising from the 1750s to the 1930s told through the Bodleian’s John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, including handbills, trade cards, posters and much more, that reveal how advertisements reflect social attitudes over time while showcasing some of the finest examples of advertising illustration and commercial art.

A Day At The Seaside

March 7, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Exhibition of vintage posters from a golden age of travel and tourism, dating from the 1910s to the 1970s issued by the-then Scarborough Corporation’s tourism department and by rail companies operating in the area, including nostalgic images and many bright idyllic scenes from sunny Scarborough selected from the 200-plus original posters held in the Scarborough Collections, cared for by Scarborough Museums Trust.

College Night Online

March 18, 2020 - May 6, 2020

Poster House
119 West 23rd Street
New York NY 10011 USA

IVPDA Member Event: Poster House has adapted its College Night program to virtual panels and presentations, including Museum Mechanics on March 18, Promoting & Products on March 30, Curation & Design on April 14, Speed Mentorship on April 29, and Helvetica (a film screening on the development of typeface and graphic design) on May 6. More information at www.posterhouse.org

So Last Century

April 13, 2020 - April 13, 2020

Travel on Paper
Clockwork Studios
London England

IVPDA Member Event: Visit Travel on Paper at the So Last Century fair at Beckenham Place Mansion. Open 10am-4pm. More information at www.solastcenturyfair.co.uk and www.travelonpaper.com/about-page

Acton Depot Open Weekend: Poster Power

April 25, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Persuasion, propaganda, pleasure: Open Weekend at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton exploring the stories, designs and impact of the posters that have adorned London’s transport network for over 100 years. Tickets and more information at www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/open-weekends

Automobilia Monterey 2020

August 10, 2020 - August 12, 2020

VintageAutoPosters.com
27050 Upper Forty Drive
CARMEL VALLEY CA 93924-9252 United States

IVPDA Member Event: Visit VintageAutoPosters at this 18th annual expo for an array of original vintage posters and other automotive collectibles, as well as a silent auction benefiting the Monterey Rape Crisis Center. More information at www.automobiliamonterey.com and www.vintageautoposters.com

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