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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

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, 2019 @ 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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Exhibit: “True Grit: American Prints and Photographs from 1900 to 1950,” Getty Center

October 15, 2019 - January 19, 2020
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, 90049 United States
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"True Grit: American Prints and Photographs from 1900 to 1950," at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California, provides a survey of early twentieth-century printmaking with works drawn from local museums and a private collection together with a complementary selection of photographs from the Getty’s permanent collection. Compelling depictions convey a broad view of American culture that includes dance halls and boxing rings, skyscrapers and subways, parks, and tenement apartments. Click here to learn more!

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

October 23, 2019 - October 27, 2019
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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Exhibit: “The Renaissance of Etching,” The Met

October 23, 2019 - January 20, 2020
The Met, 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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This exhibition traces the first sixty years of the etched print (circa 1490 to circa 1560), from its emergence in the workshop of the German printmaker and armor decorator Daniel Hopfer to the years when a range of artists from Germany, Flanders, Italy, and France began experimenting with etching. Approximately 125 etchings, produced by both renowned and lesser-known artists, are displayed alongside a number of drawings, printing plates, illustrated books, and armor. Click here to learn more!

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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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November 2019

Exhibit: “Alexander Anderson’s America,” The Grolier Club

November 14, 2019 - December 28, 2019
The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This exhibit contains a selection of views by Alexander Anderson (1775-1870), America’s first wood engraver. He illustrated books in every category from children’s books to Bibles as well as diverse print media. His engravings appeared in such popular works as Thomson’s Seasons, Washington Irving’s Salmagundi, and Thomas Bewick’s A General History of Quadrupeds. The selection on view is from the collection of Jane R. Pomeroy, author of the three-volume Alexander Anderson (1775-1870) Wood Engraver and Illustrator Annotated Bibliography.

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December 2019

Brown Bag: “‘Incendiary Pictures’: The Radical Visual Rhetoric of Early Abolition,” Clements Library, University of Michigan

December 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William L. Clements Library, 909 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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On Thursday, December 12th, Dr. Phillip Troutman, an Assistant Professor of Writing and of History at the George Washington University, will present a brown bag lunch talk: “‘Incendiary Pictures’: The Radical Visual Rhetoric of Early Abolition," at the Clements Library, University of Michigan. Click here to learn more!

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January 2020

Portland Fine Print Fair 2020

January 24 - January 26
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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The seventh annual Portland Fine Print Fair is the premier opportunity for the Northwest public to purchase fine original prints from representatives with particular print expertise. These highly knowledgeable dealers will bring important works from all periods, methods of printmaking, and countries of origin - the perfect opportunity for the first-time collectors and seasoned connoisseurs to add museum-quality prints to their collections. Click here to learn more!

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