Illustration Week

Each year, the Society of Illustrators, along with other participating illustration organizations, hosts events for illustrators from all over the world visiting NYC during the first full week of November. Below is a calendar of events:

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Illustrators 60 Uncommissioned Judging. Closed to the public. 

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Illustrators 60 Book Judging. Closed to the public. 

Illustration Week Special at the 128 Bar & Bistro
Society of Illustrators
11:00AM - 3:00PM

Enjoy 15% off your final bill at The 128 Bar & Bistro during Illustration Week. Reserve a table by calling 212.838.2560 or email us. Drop-ins are welcome!

Sketch Night + Live Music by The Half-Tones
Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63 Street
6:30PM - 9:30PM

This Tuesday, enjoy jazz music by The Half-Tones featuring Barry Blitt (keyboard), Chris Mariner (guitar), Michael Sloan (bass), and Joe Ciardiello (drums). Learn more...

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Illustrators 60 Advertising/Institutional Judging. Closed to the public.

Illustration Week Special at the 128 Bar & Bistro
Society of Illustrators

11:00AM - 3:00PM
Enjoy 15% off your final bill at The 128 Bar & Bistro during Illustration Week. Reserve a table by calling 212.838.2560 or email us. Drop-ins are welcome!

An Evening with George Booth
Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63 Street
6:30PM - 8:00PM

Join us for an informal discussion/Q&A with George Booth, his daughter Sarah, and the exhibit's curator J.J. Sedelmaier. Learn more...

Truth or Dare
Siobhán Gallagher and John F. Malta
Cooler Gallery, 22 Waverly Ave., Brooklyn
7:00PM - 10:00PM

An Opening Reception featuring new work. Learn more...

Art and Activism 
Framing the Political Debate with Edel Rodriguez and Lucia Cuba
Americas Society/ Council of the Americas
680 Park Avenue
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Learn more...

In Love with Arrow Collar Man
Opening Night! 
Theatre 80 ST MARKS
7:00PM

Play runs November 8 through December 2.
In Love With the Arrow Collar Man centers on one of 20th-century America’s most influential illustrators, Joseph C. Leyendecker, and his model and life partner, Charles Beach. Learn more..
 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Illustrators 60 Editorial Judging. Closed to the public.

Illustration Week Special at the 128 Bar & Bistro
Society of Illustrators
11:00AM - 3:00PM

Enjoy 15% off your final bill at The 128 Bar & Bistro during Illustration Week. Reserve a table by calling 212.838.2560 or email us. Drop-ins are welcome!

Burlesque Sketch Night
Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63 Street
6:30PM - 9:30PM

Join Miss Coney Island VP darling Lefty Lucy as she introduces you to some of her favorite friends, modeling different burlesque-inspired looks every month! Learn more...

The Party
AI-AP 
Angel Orensanz Foundation
7:00PM - 11:00PM

Live Art with Ron Wimberly
Superchief Gallery
1628 Jefferson Ave, Queens
7:00PM - 12AM

Draw live models alongside featured artist Ron Wimberly. Learn more...

Opening Reception for Carin Berger
GHS Gallery
37 East 63rd Street
5:30 - 7:30PM

Learn more...

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Illustrators 60 Surface/ Product Design Judging. Closed to the public.

Illustration Week Special at the 128 Bar & Bistro
Society of Illustrators
11:00AM - 3:00PM

Enjoy 15% off your final bill at The 128 Bar & Bistro during Illustration Week. Reserve a table by calling 212.838.2560 or email us. Drop-ins are welcome!

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Saturday Special at the 128 Bar & Bistro
Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63 Street
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Celebrate the weekend with friends and family by reserving a table in our cozy lounge. Learn more...

Bitter Laughter
Female Cartoonists From Latin America
Cooper Union, Frederick P Rose Auditorium, 41Cooper Square, NYC
3:00PM

Learn more...

Comics Art Brooklyn
Pratt Insitute, 200 Willoughby 
Curated by Desert Island and Forge Art Magazine

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Mr. Fish
Cartooning from the Deep
Cinepolis Chelsea
4:30PM

CARTOONING FROM THE DEEP END is about the kinds of compromises a radical artist makes (or refuses to make) while trying to live in a traditional society. Learn more...