Society of Illustrators, New York City

4.4
On February 1, 1901 a group of nine artists and one advising businessman founded the Society, and by 1939 the Society had moved to its current headquarters in an 1875 carriage house located at 128 East 63rd Street. In 1981 the Museum of American Illustration was established which now features the art of such legendary artists as Rockwell, Pyle, Wyeth, Kent, Peak, Fuchs and Holland, as well as contemporary artists. In 2012 the Society received the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, and created the MoCCA gallery in the second floor. Since then the Society has exhibited works by legendary artists Arnold Roth, Bill Griffith, and Harvey Kurtzman. The Society is also proud to now host the annual MoCCA Arts Festival.
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  • There was a time when illustration was done with ink, paint, pen, brush and paper. If you wanted to show someone your work, you met over lunch. If you were an illustrator, perhaps you were a member of...  more »
  • This once private haunt is now open to the public and consists of a small museum and, on the 3rd floor, a very attractive cafe with a bar, inside tables and a small terrace. The featured exhibit curre...  more »
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  • Great art. By new subway stop. Good for lunch and meeting. Friendly staff..wonderful gift shop. Best value in Manhattan for club membership (non artists can join) with reciprocal club "privileges. History all there. Best graphic artists can be found in their membership. See their once a year art fair. Hidden gem. Keep the secret please so stays uncrowded when I go back. Can be rented for private events reasonably and their COO has gourmet chef background. Ask if he will be in kitchen sometime....not sure if he does that. They are also non profit and provide scholarships.
  • I love coming here for sketch nights and a drink. Everyone is always so supportive in artistic growth and so friendly. The exhibits are top notch as well
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