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Poster House Block Party July 13, 2024

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Join MGC for live woodblock and litho printing at the Poster House Block Party!


Poster House Block Party 2024


Saturday, Jul 13, 2024

12–5pm

119 W. 23rd StreetNew York, NY 10011


Celebrate Poster House’s fifth anniversary at its annual Block Party! Enjoy free admission, tours, music and dance performances, print and poster-making activities, children and family workshops, and much more all day long!

MGC will be leading live woodblock and litho printing demonstrations.


Performances Include:

The Blue Angels Drumline & Blue Royalty Dance

Shake Rattle and Roll Dueling Pianos

Mike Freeman Zona

VibeJosh Lawrence Organ QuartetIt’s Showtime NYC

Soul Summit


Activities include:

Live letterpress printing with The Arm

Live woodblock and litho printing with the Manhattan Graphics Center

Live silkscreen printing with the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Pamphlet-making with the Center for Book Arts

Discounted pet adoptions with Bidawee

Sun gazing  with scientists from The Simons Foundation

Wish plaque-making with Welcome to Chinatown

Guided tours of the Kadampa Meditation Center

A Poster Kids activity for children and families

Double-Dutch with the Elite Brooklyn Jumpers

Puppet show & workshop with Puppetsburg

A PH x Teens activity for young adults with HighLine Teens

Interactive wheatpasting wall

Bounce house

Food trucks

And prizes and giveaways celebrating Poster House’s fifth anniversary!!!


Museum Tours Include:

12pm Design-Focused Tour of Exhibitions

1pm Wonder City of the World: New York City Travel Posters Tour

2pm The Anatomy of a Movie Poster: The Work of Dawn Baillie Tour


Poster House’s Block Party is a part of West Side Fest, a celebration of arts and culture on the West Side of Manhattan.


Accessibility Statement: A social guide is available here. Masks and clear masks are available free of charge at the museum. Assistive listening devices and stools are available. ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation is available for all performances. Please contact access@posterhouse.org or (914) 295-2387 to request interpretation services and to address any other accessibility needs. For other event-related questions, please contact info@posterhouse.org.

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