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.

Stories To Tell: Magic Poster Selections

August 31, 2019 - February 2, 2020

Rotating exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center that "conveys stories of inspiration, innovation, collaboration, and frustration often associated with the creative work of leading writers and artists" relating to literature, art, photography, film, and the performing arts.

Colorful Japan

September 7, 2019 - February 2, 2020

Exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum featuring a significant cross-section of 226 Japanese posters by various artists, dating from 1937-2018, that vary widely in style; some flaunting vivid tones, and others more quiet, reserved and minimal.

Soviet Posters from TMORA Collection

September 14, 2019 - February 23, 2020

Exhibition at The Museum of Russian Art bringing together approximately 60 posters dating from the 1940s-1980s exploring various poster art styles and the underlying visual strategies utilized by propagandists in the development of their messages.

100 Years of KLM

October 7, 2019 - February 1, 2020

Exhibition at the new Design Museum Dedel displaying a collection of KLM advertising posters from the airline's founding in 1919 to today. (Note: the 17th century building is still being restored.)

Toulouse-Lautrec: Resolutely Modern

October 9, 2019 - January 27, 2020

Exhibition presenting a broader collection of work by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec that aims to highlight more than his 'Montmartre culture' in the 1890s, drawing attention to his desire to reformulate space-time in the image.

Posters of the Japan Red Cross Society

October 17, 2019 - February 11, 2020

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

IVPDA Member Event: Poster House is hosting a mini-exhibition in their Lower Level featuring a set of unique Japanese Red Cross posters from the 1920s, printed to teach school children the value of manners and public health, as well as to demonstrate Japan's "soft power" in the wake of World War I. More information at www.posterhouse.org

Baptized By Beefcake: The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana

October 17, 2019 - February 16, 2020

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

IVPDA Member Event: Extended to February 16 Exhibition at Poster House presenting the work of 22 artists whose larger-than-life posters tell the story of how movies, economics, and religion mixed in the 1980s & 1990s in Ghana. Program of events during the exhibition extension period includes a Docent Tour on January 12 and 'Money Snakes, Revenge Ghosts, Black Market Body Parts' on January 13. More information at www.posterhouse.org

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.

Poster Parade: Celebrating London's Tramways Past And Present

January 10, 2020 - March 26, 2020

Exhibition at the London Transport Museum showcasing the rise and fall of the largest tram system in the world, featuring posters advertising London's extensive tram and trolleybus network from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s and, more recently, the re-introduction of trams in the 2000s.

Decorative Fair

January 21, 2020 - January 26, 2020

Twentieth Century Posters
By Appointment Only
London N2 0SY England

IVPDA Member Event: Visit Twentieth Century Posters at the Winter Decorative & Antiques Fair. Open Tue 12noon-8pm, Wed-Thu 11am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-6pm. More information and tickets at www.decorativefair.com/visitor-information/ and www.twentiethcenturyposters.com/

Black Film

January 24, 2020 - February 29, 2020

Chisholm Larsson Gallery
145 Eighth Avenue
New York NY 10011 USA

IVPDA Member Event: In honor of Black History Month, Chisholm Larsson Gallery is highlighting Black Film with an online exhibition of posters from their collection, selecting posters for films helmed by black directors working with black casts. More information at www.chisholm-poster.com/show/black-film

Free Community Day

February 1, 2020 - February 1, 2020

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

IVPDA Member Event: Visit Poster House from 11am-7pm to explore all their shows free of charge, with a special program of events including live performances of African drumming, complimentary button making, drink specials at Café des Affiches, and discounts at their Shop. More information at https://posterhouse.org/event/free-community-day/

So Last Century

February 15, 2020 - February 16, 2020

Travel on Paper
Clockwork Studios
London UK

IVPDA Member Event: Visit Travel On Paper at the So Last Century vintage and retro fair for mid-century posters, including Olympic, airline, railway, shipping and coach posters. More information at www.solastcenturyfair.co.uk/next-events/catford-february-2020 and www.travelonpaper.com

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

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.