The NCAC store has educational and advocacy materials and other free speech merch for your purchase. If you would prefer to make your purchase or donation over the phone, please contact us at (212) 807 – 6222 or All proceeds support NCAC programs.

How to Censor_CoverA Manual for Art Freedom/A Manual for Art Censorship by Svetlana Mintcheva explores the ways in which artists, writers, teachers, students, and others can fight for free expression while simultaneously revealing how the censor will try to restrict access to images, words, and even ideas. A pocket sized handbook perfect for anyone with an interest in First Amendment freedoms and the ways they are stifled and upheld. $10 (includes shipping & handling) 

Free Speech Matters: Prize-Winning Shorts by Teen Filmmakers is a collection of the top three films from the past three years of NCAC’s annual film contest. Collected here for the first time are an incredible array of voices, talents, and perspectives on free speech in America, and a reassuring glimpse at what the future holds.$10 (includes shipping & handling)

Not in Front of the Children: “Indecency,” Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth by Marjorie Heins explores the fascinating history of “indecency” laws and other restrictions supposedly aimed at protecting youth. Heins guides us through this ideological minefield, and suggests that the “harm to minors” argument rests on shaky foundations.Hardcover $15 (includes shipping & handling)

In Censoring Culture, Robert Atkins — the nationally known author of the ArtSpeak books — and Svetlana Mintcheva, head of NCAC’s Arts Advocacy Program, bring together the latest thinking from art historians, cultural theorists, legal scholars, and psychoanalysts, as well as first-person accounts by artists and advocates, to give us a comprehensive understanding of censorship in a new century. Click here for the table of contents and introduction.$12 (includes shipping & handling)

Places I Never Meant To Be: Original Stories by Censored Writers, edited by Judy Blume. Featuring stories by Judy Blume, David Klass, Norma Klein, Julius Lester, Chris Lynch, Harry Mazer, Norma Fox Mazer, Walter Dean Myers, Katherine Patterson, Susan Beth Pfeffer, Rachel Vail, Jacqueline Woodson, and Paul Zindel. Royalties benefit NCAC. Hardcover.$20 (includes shipping & handling).

dissentlarge.pngThis stunning oversized poster (26″ by 39″) contains quotes from great Americans on the subject of dissent.$10 (includes shipping & handling)

New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast created this wonderful original greeting card to benefit NCAC. It comes in two versions: one inscribed “Season’s Readings,” and one blank. 50 cards. When you check out, please specify whether you’d prefer blank cards or cards that say “Season’s Readings” inside.$20 (includes shipping & handling)

The Price of Freedom Is Eternal Vigilance, produced in 2005, is NCAC’s DVD highlighting art censorship controversies throughout the 20th century. It premiered at the art exhibit “Potentially Harmful: The Art of American Censorship” at Georgia State University. The video is available on our website here. For more information, email