The API is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to serving poster artists and promoting the art form.

The American Poster Institute is a non-profit corporation dedicated to furthering public awareness and appreciation of the poster art form. It is committed to supporting the community of artists creating entertainment-related posters, to fostering interaction and communication between the artists, and to constantly improving standards in the field.

The API will endeavor to maintain an FAQ-type website for information exchange and sharing. Additionally, it will continue to organize poster exhibitions and shows, such as the API’s FLATSTOCK series, in order to provide live opportunities for its Accredited Professionals, its Supporters, and the public at large to interface.