This summer, the U.S. will get its first poster museum with the opening of The Poster House in New York.
The 15,000 square-foot museum debuts June 20 on West 23rd Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. The space includes three exhibition spaces, interactive displays, and a children’s area.
A permanent collection of 7,000 historical posters from around the world and 1,000 contemporary posters will be shown in an exhibition schedule that kicks off with a familiar artist: Alphonse Mucha.
Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau/Nouvelle Femme will showcase iconic works by the Czech-born Art Nouveau poster designer.
A smaller exhbition will show works by German design collective Cyan.