National Academy Museum and School

Designing the invitation materials for the National Academy’s annual gala events and induction ceremonies

National Academy Museum and School Gala celebration room

Introduction

Designlounge worked with the National Academy Museum and School in New York City to create the branding and invitation materials for the institution’s 2016 and 2017 Gala and Auction, the museum’s annual fundraiser events.
Each year the Gala celebrates and honors selected artist and architects for their groundbreaking work with distinguished achievement awards. The funds raised benefit the Academy’s exhibitions, public programs, and upkeep of the extensive collection. For the 2017 Gala materials, we created a visually bold identity to mark a new direction the institution will embark on going forward. The materials included a 24-page program booklet, the invitation, and the reply card.
Services
  • Gala Identity
  • Invitations
  • Event Publications
Industry
  • Education
  • Arts
National Academy Museum and School Gala Invitation cover and spread
Invitation and envelope
National Academy Museum and School Gala speaker and logo identity projection
National Academy Museum and School Gala celebration room
National Academy Museum and School Gala celebration room
National Academy Museum and School Gala celebration room
The event location was beautifully prepared with the identity projected onto large screens
National Academy Museum and School Gala Program spread
Event program cover and table of contents
National Academy Museum and School Gala Program spread
Event program spread
National Academy Museum and School Gala Program spread
Event program spread
National Academy Museum and School Gala Program spread
Event program spread

2016 Gala + Auction Invitation and Program

For the 2016 Gala identity, the word Gala was visually melting with the year 2016 which was a good symbol of unity for the National Academy Museum and School. 
National Academy Museum and School Gala invitation cover and inside
National Academy Museum and School Gala Brand and Invitation
The 2016 Gala event invitation and program materials
Elected annually by their peers, new members join a historic roster of more than 2,000 Academicians who have made significant contributions to American art and architecture since the Academy’s founding in 1825. We designed the starbursty1 Academician Induction Ceremony invitation.
  1. The many Academicians that are part of the National Academy’s roster of influential artists and architects are indeed stars in their professions. Creative energy emits from their talents and expertise.
National Academy Museum and School Academician Induction Program
National Academician Induction Ceremony program
National Academy Museum and School Academician Induction Invitation
National Academy Museum and School Academician Induction Program spread
National Academician Induction Ceremony invitation and program materials
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