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May 20, 2010

Friends Event: Studio Tour with Jacob Collins

The New Criterion is pleased to invite you to the home and studio of the artist Jacob Collins:


Thursday, May 20th
Reception: 6–8pm
Tour: 6:30pm


This reception is the latest in a series counting down to the The New Criterion Benefit Art Auction (October 26, 2010).


Space is limited, please contact Callie Siskel at [email protected] for details.



April 28, 2010

OPEN EVENT: NAC 4th Annual Young Poets Evening

The Literary Committee of the National Arts Club invites you to The 4th Annual Young Poets Evening, with Joshua Mehigan, Rowan Ricardo Phillips & David Yezzi


Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 8 pm

The National Arts Club

15 Gramercy Park South

Admission is free


April 23, 2010

OPEN EVENT: 'Realist Revolution' Panel Discussion

Join Managing Editor James Panero, artists Jacob Collins and Alexey Steele, and author Vern Swanson for a discussion on "Realist revolution and critical relevance: Is Main Stream Media Missing an Important Cultural Trend?" The panel will be moderated by Jeremy Lipking.


Portrait Society of America Conference

Friday April 23rd, 2010 at 4:00pm

Hyatt Regency Reston, VA


The event is part of the "PSOA Art of the Portrait" conference (April 22 – 25, 2010) and will be free of charge and open to the public. Reservations required. Contact Christine Egnoski at info [at] or call 877-772-4321 (Caption image: Santiago and Sheilaby Jacob Collins [2006])




Managing Editor James Panero will join the artists Jacob Collins and Alexey Steele and the author Vern Swanson for a discussion on "Realist revolution and critical relevance: Is Main Stream Media Missing an Important Cultural Trend?" The panel will be moderated by Jeremy Lipking.


February 22, 2010

OPEN EVENT: Bar Night at The Sly Fox

Join the folks at The New Criterion from 6-8 PM at The Sly Fox:


140 Second Avenue, New York

(between St. Marks Pl. & 9th Street)

Tel: 212-614-3283



January 07, 2010

FRIENDS EVENT: Panel Discussion & Reception

The New Criterion & The Goldring Arts Journalism Program S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University Invite you to:


Elucidations & Corrections:

Arts Criticism at “The New Criterion”

with Laura Jacobs, Roger Kimball,

Jay Nordlinger, James Panero & David Yezzi

6:00-8:00 PM


Space is limited--please contact Callie Siskel at siskel[at] for details.


December 17, 2009

Friends Event: New Criterion Holiday Party

Friends and contributors holiday celebration.  Hosted by the Editors of The New Criterion


6-8 PM


RSVP to siskel [at]


December 02, 2009

Friends Event: The Swallow Anthology Reading

Please join us for an evening of poetry, celebrating the publication of The Swallow Anthology of New American Poets edited by New Criterion Executive Editor David Yezzi, with readings by Ben Downing, Ernest Hilbert, Adam Kirsch, Rachel Wetzsteon, and David Yezzi.


6-8 PM


Please RSVP to siskel [at] for details.



November 24, 2009

OPEN EVENT: Laura Jacobs reading

The Literary Committee of The National Arts Club invites you to join renowned author and New Criterion dance critic Laura Jacobs for a reading from her novel "The Bird Catcher" (St. Martin's Press), a follow up to her wildly successful "Women About Town." A long-time resident of New York's "Block Beautiful," Jacobs will also discuss the birds of Gramercy Park and her official studies there for the Linnaean Society. Hosted by Managing Editor James Panero.


15 Gramercy Park South


November 24



November 09, 2009

YOUNG FRIENDS: Tour of an important contemporary art collection

Two important collectors of contemporary art will open their Tribeca loft to the Young Friends of The New Criterion for a special evening with a unique tour of their private collection. The tour will start promptly at 6pm, followed by a cocktail reception and further conversation.


November 9th



Please contact Callie Siskel at [email protected] if you would like to attend and for further details. We hope you can join us for this unique opportunity.


November 05, 2009

Open Event: Talk by James Panero

"The Lessons of William F. Buckley, Jr.": A talk by Managing Editor, James Panero.


8:00 PM

Miami University

501 East High Street

McGuffey 322

Oxford, Ohio