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New York Animation: The Beginning

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Join us for New York Animation: The Beginning, a curated screening of early and rare New York animation cartoon series and characters, all shown on 16mm film. This is a unique opportunity to see films the way they were originally…

$20.00

Sketch Night at the Society

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Sketch Night is back at the Society! Join host Darlinda for a special night of figure drawing! Artists of all skill levels are invited to sketch at the Society of Illustrators. Chairs and sketch boards will be provided, but artists…

$20.00

Members Open Reception

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Join us for a celebration of the exhibit "FLOURISH" featuring a selection of art from the Society of Illustrators members.  Artist members (Illustrator and Illustrator-S) are asked to create an illustration depicting what FLOURISH personally means to their life and/or the world. Curated…

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The Original Art Exhibit 2021

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Founded in 1980 by illustrators’ agent and art director Dilys Evans, this exhibit showcases original art from the year’s best children’s books as determined by a jury of outstanding illustrators, art directors, and editors. The jury also selects Gold and Silver…

Beers For Fears

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Join us for a special Halloween themed Beers for Fears! We will be screening Fright Night (1985), serving free popcorn, and offering happy hour drink specials all night. Stay for trivia and a chance to win original art prizes by…

$5.00

Champions of Flight Reception

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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The Society invites you to attend a reception for the exhibit "Champions of Flight: Clayton Knight and William Heaslip". On October 22nd, please join us for a celebration for the preeminent American aviation artists of all time, who chronicled the golden…

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Rediscovering Native American Illustrator and Designer Angel De Cora

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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To recognize De Cora’s life and contributions on two anniversaries – the 150th anniversary of her birth and the 125th anniversary of her graduation from Smith College, the Society of Illustrators will host a talk by Yvonne Tiger on De…

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Members Open Exhibit: FLOURISH

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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What does Flourish mean to you? On display at the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, "FLOURISH" features a selection of art from the Society of Illustrators members.  Artist members (Illustrator and Illustrator-S) are asked to create an…

Sketch Night at the Society

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Sketch Night is back at the Society! Artists of all skill levels are invited to sketch at the Society of Illustrators. Chairs and sketch boards will be provided, but artists should come prepared with their own art materials. Guests are also…

$20.00

Drawing with Scissors

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Join award-winning illustrator Stephen Kroninger for a collage workshop and happy hour! Stephen will begin with a brief overview of the history of collage, exhibiting a wide range of techniques, followed by a short demonstration. For the remainder of the…

$20.00

Sketch Night at the Society

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Sketch Night is back at the Society! Join host Bil Donovan for a special fashion sketch night featuring 50s glamour! Artists of all skill levels are invited to sketch at the Society of Illustrators. Chairs and sketch boards will be…

$20.00

Champions of Flight: Clayton Knight and William Heaslip

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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The Society of Illustrators is honored to display a selection of work from the book Champions of Flight, celebrating the work of Clayton Joseph Knight (1891-1969) and William John Heaslip (1898-1970). Knight and Heaslip were the two preeminent American aviation…

Comic Art Sale and Exhibit

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Comic book and comic strip art has always been popular. This art resonates with readers and collectors all over the world, young and old. Interest in comics as both a creative outlet and an investment is at an all time…

The Strength of Line: James Montgomery Flagg

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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James Montgomery Flagg (Monty to his friends) was born June 18, 1877. He grew up in Brooklyn and Manhattan and began working in the editorial offices of St. Nicholas, Judge and Life, ready markets for his humorous drawings. The Art…

Maurice Sendak Exhibit and Sale

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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MAURICE SENDAK (1928-2012) illustrated his first book in 1946 at the age of 18 (published the following year) and went on to become the most important children’s book artist of the 20th century.  In association with Justin G Schiller and Battledore…

Creatures

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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The works in this exhibit are all part of the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators. "All living creatures manage some form of communication. The dance patterns of bees in their hive help to…

Illustrators 63: Book & Editorial

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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The Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators is proud to present Illustrators 63, featuring the most outstanding works by leading contemporary illustrators worldwide and voted on by a prestigious jury, which include renowned illustrators, art directors, and…

Illustrators 63: Uncommissioned, Advertising, Institutional, Surface/Product Design

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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The Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators is proud to present Illustrators 63, featuring the most outstanding works by leading contemporary illustrators worldwide and voted on by a prestigious jury, which include renowned illustrators, art directors, and…

Works from the Permanent Collection

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York
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Under the stewardship of past president John Witt in 1981, the Museum of Illustration was established within the walls of Society of Illustrators headquarters in New York City. Today the Society’s Permanent Collection includes over 2,500 works by legendary artists…

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