Inside the Grolier Club, an Upper East Side Private Club Dedicated to the Book Arts | Untapped Cities

Grolier Club Book Arts NYC Untapped Cities

Nestled among the beautiful townhouses of the Upper East Side is the Grolier Club, a private club dedicated to the book arts. Founded in 1884 and named for the great French Renaissance bibliophile Jean Grolier, the club hosts eight exhibitions per year. Though the club is private, and membership is by nomination, the exhibits are free and open to the public. We dropped by to see the current exhibits, Selling the Dwelling: The Books That Built America’s Houses, 1775-2000 and Pop-Ups from Prague: A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtech Kubašta (1914-1992) from the Collection of Ellen G. K. Rubin. Read more…

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