1914 Ad Institute Musical Art New York Juilliard School Director Frank CSM1


This is an original 1914 black and white print ad for the Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York, under direction of Dean Frank Damrosch.

The Institute of Musical Art of the City of New York was first founded in 1905, though it changed located to Claremont Avenue five years later. In 1920, the school was renamed Juilliard after a wealthy textile merchant by the name of Augustus D. Juilliard. In 1951, the school incorporated dance into their institution's studies. Noteworthy alumni of Juilliard include actress Marcia Cross, singer and songwriter Barry Manilow, saxophonist and former chair of the Federal Reserve Board Alan Greenspan, actor Kelsey Grammer, actor Steven Guttenberg, actor Kevin Spacey, comedian and actor Robin Williams, actor Val Kilmer, plus many many more.


This 97+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 8 inches; 7 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, James Loeb, 120 Claremont Avenue New York City, Performing Arts Schools, Specialty Schools