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Virtual Programming

VIRTUAL TOURS

Poster House is thrilled to offer a variety of virtual interactive tours and workshops over Zoom for all age groups. Tours run approximately 60 minutes and involve opportunity for a Q&A about the shows with our Master Educators. Each tour combines a live speaker, high resolution photos of posters in our shows, as well as video footage of the galleries. We also offer 90-minute programs that combine the tour with a participatory guided workshop, which simulates a virtual white board where students can interact with poster designs.

We are also happy to build custom tours around our current shows to meet your group’s needs and interests.

Please email education@posterhouse.org to start your poster journey.

 

AT HOME ACTIVITIES

We have crafted a variety of activities for you to use at home so you can keep the Poster House magic going even after you’ve left the museum. Haven’t been able to visit us yet? Not a problem! These are all easy to do from anywhere and require no previous knowledge of poster history. Plus, you’ll feel right at home once you do come to visit!

Let’s Play A Poster Game

Make Your Own Museum

Rebus Puzzles (Answer Key)

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Spotify Playlists

 

College Night Series

College Night 2020/2021 is now open for registration! Learn more and reserve your tickets today.

ABOUT

Poster House hosts events for college and graduate students to explore opportunities in the worlds of museums, art, and design.

So many different professions go into building and running a museum, but often that work is hidden or unseen. Our programs feature museum professionals speaking about their roles and how they ended up in their line of work, as well as discussions on the biggest questions surrounding museums today. Each event is designed to introduce students to the diverse skills that go into museum operations, from the physical space, to programming, to admin. College Night aims to provide real resources to students who are interested in pursuing careers in art, design, and museums, with an emphasis on breaking down the pathways and barriers that can intimidate young professionals when planning for their futures.

College Night provides professional development opportunities such as a lecture series of museum professionals across departments and throughout the world of design, as well as creative workshops, resumé reviews, interview preparation, community resources, and direct mentorship with our museum staffers.

 

MEMBERSHIP

Like your time with us? Great! We offer $35 Student Memberships which provide you free access to live events—as well as museum access +1—throughout the year! Plus, receive discounts, exclusive member hours, and VIP invites.

Discover the perks of membership at Poster House

 

INTERNSHIPS

Internship applications for Summer 2020 are closed!
Visit our Jobs page for open opportunities during the academic year. For additional questions, please contact internship@posterhouse.org.

 

Kids & Families

Families: kids under the age of 18 are admitted free of charge.

Poster House has exhibitions and interactives designed for families with children of all ages.

A scavenger hunt ensures you see everything the museum has to offer, and participants can pick up a cool prize in the Shop.

Each exhibition is accompanied by an Activity Card, available at the Info Desk or inside each exhibition free of charge. Activities are developed with visitors ages 4–10 in mind.

Strollers are welcome at Poster House and in the galleries. Unfortunately, we cannot store strollers unless offered as part of a specific event.

Poster House hosts a Free Community Day one Saturday per month, with drop-in programs for families in the afternoons. Please see our Events page for details on our upcoming Community Days.

Be sure to join our mailing list to be the first to know about special programs for families at Poster House.

 

School Groups

Poster House offers guided gallery tours and studio workshops for high school and college students, exploring the intersection of history, design, art, and advertising.

Our programs encourage students’ visual literacy and creative thinking skills, meet classroom goals, and create unforgettable museum experiences.

Poster House’s educational programming is led by master teaching artists, and groups are scheduled one class at a time. Tours are available all day, including between 9–11am, prior to the museum’s public hours. Pre-opening tours provide unique access to one of New York’s newest museums.

Poster House creates all of its educational programming with state and city standards in mind, and supports class curricula. Please contact us to organize any requirements for students with special needs.

To learn more about our current offerings and book a field trip, please visit our Explorable Places.

Poster House cannot accommodate self-guided school group tours.

To discuss programming in development, or custom programming contact our Education Department at education@posterhouse.org.

 

Rene Wanner Library

Poster House is the new home of the Rene Wanner Library. Wanner was a prolific Swiss poster collector and poster historian, who began amassing pieces in the late 1970s with an eye towards documenting the continued appreciation and development of posters. His incredible 3,000 volume library on posters and related subjects was donated to Poster House by the Wanner family in 2018.

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