Friday, February 7, 2014

The Grolier Club

BIBLIOGRAPHY WEEK in New York happens each year at the end of January when the principal national organizations devoted to bibliography and book history have their annual meetings. Grolier Club events include:

At the Grolier Club: A Panel Discussion on Architectural Pattern Books. Richard Cheek, curator of the Grolier Club exhibition "Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America's Houses, 1775-2000," will moderate a panel of speakers on the themes of the current exhibition.
2:00pm – 4:00pm: more details TBA.

At the Grolier Club: Grolier luncheon and buffet for members and their guests. A prime Bibliography Week opportunity to talk about books with fellow members. After lunch, Richard Cheek will speak about the themes of the current public exhibition, "Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America's Houses, 1775 – 2000." Members may attend the lecture without charge, but those planning also to attend the luncheon (12-2pm) must make reservations in advance at $35 per person.

Forthcoming Exhibitions

December 11, 2013-February 8, 2014. "Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America's Houses, 1775-2000. Curated by Richard Cheek.

February 19-April 26, 2014. "The Dean of American Printers: Theodore Low De Vinne and the Art Preservative of All Arts." Curated by Irene Tichenor and Michael Koenig.

May 14-August 2, 2014. "The Power of Words and Images in a World at War." Curated by
Kenneth Rendell.

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