5:00pm - 9:00pm

Opening Night Reception

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Join the us for drinks and prints at the exclusive preview of the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair. VIP Pass or Opening Night Ticket required for entry. All ticket sales benefit the IFPDA Foundation.


Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Presented by Champion Partners, for the institutional acquisition of artwork at the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair. VIP Pass required.

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1:00 pm

Collecting Modern and Contemporary Prints with Sarah Kirk Hanley

Thursday, October 24, 2019

A lecture followed by a walkabout of the fair. Sarah Kirk Hanley is the Executive Director of Manhattan Graphics Center.

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Young Collectors Cocktails

Thursday, October 24, 2019

A benefit for the IFPDA Foundation. View more to see a full list of exhibitors presenting works below $500.


Talking Trends

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Trent Morse, Executive Editor at 1stdibs, and Tim Goossens Independent Curator and Associate Director of Non-Degree Programs and Adjunct Faculty, MA Programs at Sotheby's Institute of Art, discuss themes they are seeing in galleries, online and at the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair. Free with ticket purchase to Young Collectors Cocktails.

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A Conversation with Jeff Koons and Christophe Cherix

Friday, October 25, 2019

Artist Jeff Koons and Christophe Cherix, The Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, will be engaging in a public conversation about the nature of prints and multiples, what constitutes an original in the 21st century, and the role of printmaking in the artist's body of work. Photo credit: Stefan Ruiz, 2016 (c) Jeff Koons


The Collaborative Process of Fine Art Printmaking: Phil Sanders in Conversation with James Nares and Jean-Paul Russell

Friday, October 25, 2019

Phil Sanders, master printer and author of the forthcoming publication, Prints and Their Makers; The Collaborative Process (2020, Princeton Architecture Press) leads a conversation with artist James Nares and Durham Press master printer Jean-Paul Russell about innovative collaborations and the importance of the artist/printer relationship.


A Buyer's Guide to Prints with Helen Rosslyn

Friday, October 25, 2019

Helen Rosslyn, Tatler Magazine’s Arts Editor, Director of the London Original Print Fair and author of Royal Academy publication A Buyer’s Guide to Prints, demystifies the wonderful world of prints and printmaking and talks about her thirty years running the Print Fair in London. Helen will also be available after the talk to sign copies of her book, A Buyer's Guide to Prints.


Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation Lecture, presented by Jim Dine

Saturday, October 26, 2019

A discussion with Jim Dine and master printers Ruth Lingen and Julia D’Amario

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Jordan Schnitzer Awards for Excellence in Printmaking

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Presentation of awards to artists Mel Bochner & Matthew Day Jackson, followed by a discussion with philanthropist and mega-print collector Jordan Schnitzer.

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Pure Etching

Saturday, October 26, 2019

A conversation with poet, critic and curator, John Yau & artist William Tillyer. William Tillyer is featured in the inaugural Project section of the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair. See more information about his project below, in Projects.


Meet the Artists

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Meet and chat with exhibitors, artists, and printmakers at this interactive event. Artists and printmakers will be available in booths to discuss their work and answer your questions. Read more for a full list of attending artists.


Living History in Contemporary Printmaking: The New Renaissance of Etching

Sunday, October 27, 2019

A conversation with artist Swoon, Nadine Orenstein, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge, Department of Drawings & Prints, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Jenny Gibbs, Executive Director of the IFPDA; moderated by Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief, ARTnews

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