Final days! "The A.B.C. of Alphabets" runs through this Saturday, November 2, at 5 pm. Come see it while you can! Curator Gretchen Adkins will be giving a free public guided tour from 1-2 pm on Wednesday, October 30.
"The A.B.C. of Alphabets" from the Collection of Gretchen AdkinsSeptember 19 – November 2, 2019 Alphabets have been published for hundreds of years, in a variety of languages and styles, for a multitude of purposes, some aimed at children; others definitely not. The exhibition is organized in six intriguing categories: “A Apple Pie,” “A Was … Continue reading Now open in our second floor gallery:
Peter Koch Printer: A Forty-five-year Retrospective at the Grolier Club Embodied Language and the Form of the BookSeptember 11 - November 23, 2019 Peter Rutledge Koch has been designing and printing limited edition books, portfolios, and ephemera since 1974. He has long been recognized as one of the most accomplished printers and typographic designers of his … Continue reading Now open in our first floor gallery:
Both of our current exhibitions close for the summer on Saturday, July 27th, at 5:00 p.m. The Grolier Club is closed from July 29th through the end of August. Please join us again in September for a new season of exhibitions and events!
Our Whitman exhibition received a lovely write-up in the Wall Street Journal! If you're a subscriber, you can access the full article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/poet-of-the-body-new-yorks-walt-whitman-review-an-american-bards-early-years-11561405370
Please note: The Grolier Club will be closed on Monday, May 27th, for the Memorial Day holiday. Our gallery will also be closed on Saturday, June 1st, for an event. Apologies for any inconvenience.
"Poet of the Body": New York's Walt WhitmanMay 15 - July 27, 2019 How did a carpenter’s son, grammar school dropout and sometime hack writer become America’s greatest poet? To commemorate Whitman’s 200th birthday on May 31, 2019, this landmark exhibition showcases New York's role in the extraordinary transformation of Walter Whitman Jr. to “Walt … Continue reading New exhibition in our ground floor gallery