House of Illustration

House of Illustration
2 Granary Square
King's Cross
London
N1C 4BH
England

Website

www.houseofillustration.org.uk

Telephone

020 3696 2020

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The House of Illustration is the world’s first centre dedicated to the art of illustration in all its forms.

Our aim is to put illustration centre stage and give it the attention it deserves, revealing the creative processes behind illustration and the way in which it impacts on our daily lives. We want to inspire young people to create illustrations for the world of tomorrow, generate excitement and spark imagination about illustration.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

10am - 6pm, Tuesdays to Sundays

Admission charges

Please check before visiting

Getting there

The nearest underground station is King's Cross – take the Regent's Canal exit. Turn right to join King's Boulevard, a pedestrian route going north. Cross over the road and the canal at the top of the Boulevard, and Granary Square is directly in front of you. Head towards the north-east corner and House of Illustration is the smaller building on the right.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
How Do You Love Me (c) Mac Conner

Mac Conner: A New York Life

  • 1 April — 28 June 2015 *on now

Featuring over 70 original works by McCauley 'Mac' Conner, this is the first time the work of one of New York’s original 'Mad Men' has been the subject of a major exhibition in the UK.

In the 1940s - 1960s, Conner's captivating advertising and editorial illustrations helped shape the image of postwar America. One of the influential commercial artists at the heart of Manhattan's thriving advertising and publishing scene, Conner's hand-painted illustrations capture the style and spirit of a pivotal era in American history.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adults £7.00, Concessions (OAP, student, unemployed and disabled) £5.00, Children £4.00

Website

http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/whats-on/whats-on/mac-conner-a-new-york-life/

Getting there

The nearest underground station is King's Cross – take the Regent's Canal exit. Turn right to join King's Boulevard, a pedestrian route going north. Cross over the road and the canal at the top of the Boulevard, and Granary Square is directly in front of you. Head towards the north-east corner and House of Illustration is the smaller building on the right.

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