Dates: February 3 – March 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, February 3, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Gallery, 401 S. Balsam
Historically, the ephemeral hardworking American political poster has been hiding in plain sight, attempting to catch our eye and capture our vote through the use of visual language. In a survey that spans the life of these ubiquitous messengers, Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844–2012 explores a variety of styles, design trends, and printing technology that will delight your eye, engage your imagination, and lead you to ruminate over past political contests. Sign of the Times features the most exciting and rarely seen posters created in the last 170 years.