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Upcoming Events


June 06, 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 02, 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 04, 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.

 


Recent Events


October 26, 2010

GALA EVENT: The New Criterion Benefit Art Auction

Come celebrate The New Criterion at our third Benefit Art Auction.

www.newcriterion.com/auction

 


June 15, 2010

Young Friends: First Annual 'War Games' Party

Do you want to play a game? 

 

Then come join the Young Friends of The New Criterion as they gather on one of New York's greatest private roof decks to discuss and strategize impending military conflicts around the globe. This year's focus will be Israel's response to the threat of a nuclear Iran.

 

For more information on this event and the Young Friends, see our Friends page or contact Callie Siskel at siskel [at] newcriterion [dot] com. 

Do you want to play a game? Then come join the Young Friends of The New Criterion as they gather on one of New York's greatest private roof decks to discuss and strategize impending military conflicts around the globe. This year's focus will be Israel's response to the threat of a nuclear Iran. For more information on this event and the Young Friends, see our Friends page: http://www.newcriterion.com/friends/ or contact Callie Siskel at siskel [at] newcriterion [dot] com.  

 


May 25, 2010

Friends Event: Reception for Roger Scruton

The New Criterion is pleased to invite you to an evening with the distinguished English philopsher Roger Scruton.

 

Dr. Scruton will be speaking about his new book "I Drink Therfore I Am: 
A Philosopher's Guide to Wine

 

Tuesday, May 25th

Reception: 6-8 PM

Talk: 6:30 PM

 

This is a Friends of The New Criterion event. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Calie Siskel for details ([email protected])

 


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] portraitsociety.org or call 877-772-4321 (Caption image: Santiago and Sheila by 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]newcriterion.com 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] newcriterion.com

 


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] newcriterion.com for details.