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March 2019

2019 Regional Meeting: Miami University

March 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
King Library – Miami University, 151 S Campus Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056 United States
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Our Midwest Regional Meeting of the AHPCS on Sunday, March 31st, will be held at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Founded in 1809, it is the second oldest university in Ohio and the tenth oldest public university in the United States. Miami University’s King Library holds a treasure chest of graphic arts.  It holds one of the largest collections of William Holmes McGuffey Readers, famous for use in teaching academics for decades in the 19th and early 20th centuries.  We…

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September 2019

2019 Regional Meeting: Fogg Museum at Harvard University

September 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Image of Winslow Homer, "Prisoners from the Front" (1866)

Monday, September 9, 2019 - Join us for a very special afternoon tour of the Harvard Art Museums' exhibit "Winslow: Homer: Eyewitness" with Ethan Lasser, the Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. Curator of American Art. Winslow Homer is among the most important American artists of the 19th century and this exhibit will examine the role that his Civil War illustrations that appeared as wood engraved prints in Harper's Weekly played in his later development as a painter. In addition, we have…

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2019 Regional Meeting: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

September 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735
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Photograph of exterior of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

Join us for an exclusive day-long program hosted by the William L. Clements Library and the American Historical Print Collectors Society. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at Winterthur’s renowned collections with curators and expert staff, print-focused tours in the museum, and customized experiences in the conservation labs, library, and gardens. There will be time to explore the naturalistic gardens and galleries exhibitions including a special print display and Costuming THE CROWN, featuring 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Netflix show. A…

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October 2019

2019 Regional Meeting: New-York Historical Society

October 26, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024 United States
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The Bloody Massacre by Paul Revere

Join the American Historical Print Collectors Society's visit to the New-York Historical Society on Saturday, October 26th at 2:30 pm, for a guided tour of "Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere," led by exhibit curators Lauren B. Hewes, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts, and Nan Wolverton, Director of Fellowships and Center for Historic American Visual Culture. Drawing on the American Antiquarian Society’s unparalleled collection of prints and books, the exhibition “Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere,” will transform viewers’ understanding of the…

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February 2021

Webinar: Maps as Text, Subtext, and Hypertext: A behind-the-scenes tour of “Bending Lines,” a digital exhibition on persuasive maps at the Leventhal Map & Education Center

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Wednesday, February 24th at 4 pm (EST), join historical geographer Garrett Dash Nelson from the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library for a discussion about representation, reality, and the visualization of geographic information in the new exhibition Bending Lines: Maps and Data from Distortion to Deception. Dr. Nelson will discuss not only the content of the exhibition itself but also the challenges and opportunities associated with creating digital exhibitions of historic printed material.…

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