Events

Upcoming Events

  • September 26, 2024

    Sixth Annual Circle Lecture

    The New Criterion

    invites members of its Circle to

    the sixth annual Circle Lecture:

    “The profundity of evil”

    delivered by Visiting Critic Douglas Murray

    Thursday, September 26, 2024

    6:00–7:30 pm

    New York City

    A Circle of The New Criterion event

    Secure your invitation to our annual Circle Lecture by joining the Circle of The New Criterion.

Recent Events

  • June 6, 2024

    June Party with Encounter Books

    The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to celebrate the close of Volume 42 at a cocktail party in New York.

    Thursday, June 6, 6 p.m.

    RSVP to Isaac Sligh for details.

  • May 2, 2024

    Eleventh Edmund Burke Award

    The Eleventh Edmund Burke Award for Service to Culture and Society will be awarded to Ronald S. Lauder at a special gala evening in New York. Visit

    newcriterion.com/gala for more details and to purchase tickets.

    May 2, 6:30 p.m.

    The Metropolitan Club, New York

    For questions, please contact Isaac Sligh:
     [email protected]

  • April 18, 2024

    A conversation on painting and history with Judy Kudlow

    The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to an evening of cocktails and conversation with the painter Judy Kudlow at a private club in New York.

    April 18, 6 p.m.

    RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) by April 10 for details.

  • April 4, 2024

    Poetry Party with Peter Vertacnik

    The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to celebrate the recipient of the twenty-third New Criterion Poetry Prize, Peter Vertacnik. Peter’s collection The Nature of Things Fragile is out now from Criterion Books.

    Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m.
    New York

    RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) for details.

  • March 14, 2024

    Book Party with Alexander Chula

    The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to an evening with Dr. Alexander Chula in celebration of his new book Goodbye, Dr Banda: Lessons for the West From a Small African Country (Polygon).

    Thursday, March 14, 6 p.m.
    New York

    RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) by March 4 for details.

    Alexander Chula is a medical doctor and writer working in London. His work has appeared in The New Criterion, among other venues.

  • February 29, 2024

    Cocktails & Conversation with Dominic Green

    The New Criterion invites its Friends and Young Friends to cocktails and conversation with Dominic Green, critic for The Wall Street Journal and The New Criterion.

    Thursday, February 29, 6 p.m.

    Business attire.

    RSVP to Isaac Sligh ([email protected]) for details.

  • December 7, 2023

    FRIENDS EVENT: Holiday Party 2023

     Holiday Party

    The Offices of The New Criterion & Encounter Books

    900 Broadway, Suites 601 & 602, New York, NY, 10003, United States

    [email protected]

  • September 28, 2023

    Fifth Annual Circle Lecture

    The New Criterion

    invites members of its Circle to

    the fifth annual Circle Lecture:

    “The burden of the humanities”

    delivered by Visiting Critic Wilfred M. McClay

    Thursday, September 28, 2023

    New York City

    A Circle of The New Criterion event

  • June 8, 2023

    June Party 2023

    Please join your friends at 

    The New Criterion and Encounter Books 

    To celebrate the summer season 

    Thursday, June 8

    New York, 6:00 p.m.

    To rsvp, email Isaac Sligh at [email protected]

  • May 11, 2023

    Friends spring soirée

    The New Criterion

    invites you to a

    Friends
    spring soirée

    featuring a dance demonstration & remarks by

    Lincoln Jones

    Director, American Contemporary Ballet, Los Angeles

    Thursday, May 11
    6 p.m.

    RSVP by May 8 to Isaac Sligh
    [email protected] or 212.247.6980