In 2011 Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed the first full week of November to be Illustration Week in NYC.  Sponsored by the Society of Illustrators, Parsons the New School for Design, and AI-AP
Illustration Week

November 02, 2012 - November 10, 2012

All events are subject to change based on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

 

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ILLUSTRATION WEEK KICK-OFF

HAPPY HOUR TRIVIA

Friday, November 2

5:00 - 10:00pm

at the Society of Illustrators

CANCELLED 

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PICTOPLASMA

November 2 - 3

at Parsons the New School for Design                                                                    

Tishman Auditorium

66 West 12th Street

CANCELLED
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THE WAY WE WORK

A CONVERSATION WITH CARLE HONORS ARTISTS AND HONOREES

Monday, November 5

6:30 - 8:30pm

at the Society of Illustrators,

in collaboration with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.  Leonard Marcus will moderate a panel discussion with past Carle Honorees including Rosemary Wells, Peter Sis, and Frances Foster, publisher of Frances Foster Books, an imprint of Farrar Straus of  and Giroux Books for Young Readers.

CANCELLED


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ADC Young Guns

with Olimpia Zagnoli

Monday, November 5

6:30 - 8:00pm

at the Apple Store SoHO

103 Prince Street, NYC

Free, no reservation required.


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ILLUSTRATORS SKETCH NIGHT

Tuesday, November 6

6:30 - 9:30pm

at the Society of Illustrators

$15/ $7 students

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DINNER AND A MOVIE

WILL EISNER: PORTRAIT OF A SEQUENTIAL ARTIST

Wednesday, November 7

6:30 - 10:00pm

at the Society of Illustrators

Featuring the award-winning documentary, dinner, and panel discussion

with the film's director, Andrew D. Cooke, as well as comics legends

Paul Levitz and Dennis O'Neil.  Danny Fingeroth will moderate.

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BIG TALK SYMPOSIUM

Thursday. November 8

10:00am - 3:00pm

at the SVA Theater

333 West 23rd Street

Registration included with admission to The Party

                                                                           

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STEFAN KIEFER: IN THE RED FRAME

Thursday, November 8

6:30 - 8:30pm

at the Society of Illustrators

Stefan Kiefer will discuss his career as the Cover Art Director

 for Der Spiegel magazine.  
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French Comic Book Party!

Thursday, November 8

7pm

presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival

French Embassy

972 Fifth Avenue

Six of the most innovative voices in French contemporary comics will present their work and discuss their creative process.

rsvp@frenchculture.org

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THE PARTY

Hosted by AI-AP

Friday, November 9

7:00 - 11:00pm

at the Angel Orensanz Foundation

172 Norfolk Street, NYC

Registration required and includes entrance to the Big Talk Symposium
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EYE CANDY

A Pop-up Gallery and Opening Reception

Saturday, November 10

7:00 - 10:00pm

sponsored by the Society of Illustrators

at the Fowler Arts Collective

67 West Street, Brooklyn NY

More info coming soon...
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THE TOMI UNGERER STORY

Saturday, November 10
1:45 PM
at the SVA theater
This 98-minute film combines traditional documentary storytelling with original animation from over 70 years worth of art from the renegade children's book author and illustrator. 
Buy tickets here.