News-Antique.com - Apr 04,2013 - BOSTON, MA – As part of International Poster Gallery’s (IPG) newest exhibition, “Getting Started: Affordable Poster Classics for the New Collector”, the gallery is presenting a special program on April 18, 2013 from 6-8pm designed to introduce new collectors to the world of poster collecting. As part of New Collectors Night, gallery owner and poster expert Jim Lapides will present a special program covering a brief history of posters and a crash course on the dos and don’ts of collecting. Refreshments will be served and attendees will have special access to the gallery’s collection of over 5,000 original vintage posters. New Collectors Night takes place Thursday, April 18 from 6-8pm at International Poster Gallery, 205 Newbury Street in Boston. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so those interested should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information on International Poster Gallery and this exhibition, please visit www.InternationalPoster.com or call 617-375-0076.
“Getting Started: Affordable Poster Classics for the New Collector,” which runs through April 30, is a show and sale of 50 original vintage posters under $2500 that reveal why the field remains one of the best for newcomers. The show features fine examples from several styles, subjects and eras to indicate the incredible breadth of opportunities for any budding collector. Highly accessible, beautifully printed and designed, often by world-leading artists, advertising posters have more than a 30 year track record of appreciation. International Poster Gallery is open daily from 10am – 6pm and Sunday from noon – 6pm.
In addition to gallery shows and special exhibitions, IPG’s award-winning website, www.internationalposter.com offers one of the largest, most comprehensive online collection of vintage advertising posters in the world. Originally launched in 1998, the site contains nearly 5,000 images accessible through a powerful search engine.