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Patron Groups for Collectors
Achenbach Graphic Arts Council
Achenbach Graphic Arts Council (AGAC) is a member council of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF). Its charter is to support the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts (AFGA), the works on paper department for the FAMSF.
The Japanese Art Society of America
Founded as The Ukiyo-e Society of America, this organization promotes the study and appreciation of Japanese art. The Society presents lectures, seminars and other events as well as a quarterly Newsletter for members and an annual journal, Impressions.
The Ephemera Society of America
See examples of printed works dealing with a range of subjects, as well as links to online print-related exhibitions.
American Historical Print Collectors Society (AHPCS)
The American Historical Print Collectors Society (AHPCS) is a non-profit group that encourages the collection, preservation, study, and exhibition of original historical American prints that are 100 or more years old.
Friends of the Vivian & Gordon Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Museum of Art
Led by the Curator of Prints and Drawings, this council helps support the collection, exhibition, preservation, and study of works of art on paper.
Los Angeles Printmaking Society (LAPS)
The Los Angeles Printmaking Society (LAPS) is a national non-profit dedicated to the encouragement of printmaking, educating the public and promoting the interests of printmaking as an art form.
Mid America Print Council (MAPC)
The Mid America Print Council is an educational organization whose goal is to promote awareness and appreciation of the art of making original prints, books, hand-made paper, and drawings.
Print and Drawing Study Club, Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University
Led by the museum's director and curators, of the Palmer's rich collection of works on paper, members get the opportunity to take a closer look at prints, drawings, photographs, and other works on paper in the museum's collection, as well as meet artists and dealers, visit print studios, and participate in special trips to view collections and special exhibitions.
Print and Drawing Club, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Since its founding in 1970, The Print and Drawing Club has made available to its members the great resources of the Department through a varied program of gallery talks, study room presentations, tours of local exhibitions, and visits to artists’ studios. The enjoyment and understanding of European and American works on paper is fostered with talks and discussions by staff members, outside scholars, and the close examination of original works.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Prints & Drawings Affinity Group
Members receive invitations to lectures and events, get the inside scoop on departmental news and acquisitions, and enjoy special opportunities to socialize with others who have similar passions.
Print Arts Northwest
Print Arts Northwest, gallery of the Northwest Print Council, supports contemporary fine art printmaking by promoting the practice, appreciation and collection of original prints through exhibitions and educational programs.
The Des Moines Art Center Print Club
The Des Moines Art Center Print Club, founded in 1981, encourages the study and appreciation of fine prints and supports the print activities and collection of the Des Moines Art Center.
Print Club of Cleveland
The Print Club of Cleveland supports the department of prints at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Print Club of New York
The Print Club of New York was founded in 1991 to support collectors interested in sharing the joys of print collecting, and increasing their knowledge of prints.
Print Forum, Milwaukee Art Museum
Since its inception in 1980, Print Forum has maintained a diverse and engaged membership of print and drawing enthusiasts, collectors, dealers, artists, and students.
Print Society, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Membership in the Print Society offers the opportunity to learn more about prints, printmaking, printmakers and print collecting.
Print, Drawing & Photograph Society, Baltimore Museum of Art
PDPS fosters interest in the appreciation, collecting, and study of prints, drawings, and photographs, both historic and contemporary.
Seattle Print Arts
Seattle Print Arts fosters intellectual and artistic dialogue, serve as a resource for news in the field of printmaking, forge links between artists, and serve as a base for a variety of activities that focus on the print arts.
The Boston Printmakers
The Boston Printmakers aim to promote public knowledge, understanding, and support for printmaking.
The Prints and Drawings Council, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
The Prints and Drawings Council encourages appreciation in the field of original works of art on paper.
The Washington Print Club
Founded in 1964, The Washington Print Club is open to all who are interested in fine art prints and the graphic arts: collectors, connoisseurs, and artists, alike.