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March 2019

2019 Regional Meeting: Miami University

March 31 @ 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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May 2019

2019 Annual Meeting: Providence, Rhode Island

May 7 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Biltmore Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island, 11 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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The 44th Annual Meeting of AHPCS, Tuesday May 7 – Friday May 10, 2019 The 2019 Annual meeting of AHPCS will be held in Providence, Rhode Island.  Our hotel will be the Providence Biltmore (www.ProvidenceBiltmore.com). The formal program will begin at the hotel on Wednesday morning at 10:00. The closing auction/banquet will be on Friday evening with an optional excursion to beautiful Newport, Rhode Island, on Saturday.  Visits to the Rhode Island School of Design, the John Carter Brown Library…

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September 2019

2019 Regional Meeting: Fogg Museum at Harvard University

September 9 @ 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 @ 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

Lecture: McKenney and Hall’s ‘Great National Work’: Portrait Prints, U.S. Indian Policy and the Making of a Continental Empire, Library Company of Philadelphia

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Mas-has-kah, Chief of the Ioways-(White Cloud)

Thursday, October 3, 2019: The Library Company of Philadelphia presents a lecture by 2018-2019 William H. Helfand Visual Culture Fellow Julia Grummitt, a Princeton University Ph.D. candidate in History. Grummitt’s lecture will explore McKenny and Hall’s History of the Indian Tribes of North America (1836-1844), which at the time of its publication was the most elaborately illustrated book ever printed in the United States. Click here to learn more and register for this free event!   Image courtesy of The Library Company…

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IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair: Complimentary Day Passes for AHPCS members

October 23 - October 27
River Pavilion, Javits Center, 11 Avenue at 35th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
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October 23-27, 2019: The 28th annual print fair of the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in the Hudson Yards District of New York City from Wednesday, October 23rd to Sunday, October 27th. The fair welcomes 70 exhibitors from around the world at the largest international art fair celebrating 500 years of printmaking. The IFPDA has generously provided complimentary day passes to the print fair for AHPCS members. To receive the…

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2019 Regional Meeting: New-York Historical Society

October 26 @ 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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