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AEPM 2017 : Making history – speakers and topics

News   March 2017   AEPM asbl

Aepm annual conference 2017 11-14 May 2017; The Museum of Typography, Chania, Crete (Greece) Making history: collections, collectors and the cultural role of printing museums Three convivial days of talks, discussions and exchanges aboutprinting museums and graphic heritage Summary of speakers and topics See the full programme here Jürgen Bönig, chair of the Zeichen der Welt e.V. (Germany) From […]

First Internaional Senefelder Foundation colloquium

News   6 December 2017   AEPM asbl

Colloquium: Quo vadis: saxa loquuntur The International Senefelder Foundation (ISS) is organizing its first colloquium Quo vadis: saxa loquuntur in Offenbach on December 6, 2017 – the annual Lithography Day. To this end, all those who are actively involved in artistic lithography are warmly invited. The aim of the event is make lithography better known and to […]

Baskerville Wayzgoose and news of a new collection of presses

News   31 March - 2 April 2017   

A word from Aepm member Charles Hull As a member of the Baskerville Society and the Wynkyn de Worde Society I was forwarded the following email notification about a Printers’ Wayzgoose event and the creation of a new museum display at Baskerville Hall (of Sherlock Holmes renown). I wondered if any members of the AEPM […]

NERAM. Museum of Printing, Armadale, Australia

News   February 2017   AEPM asbl

The Print Room series   Guest post by Jürgen Wegner, which first appeared in the Shadowland Newsletter, #71, February 2017. Australia has quite an extraordinary number of printing museums even though these would be more of the small working demonstration of letterpress printing kind than true museums. But I am sure that if someone created a census […]

Urgent: Newark Millgate Museum is looking for a home for its printing collection 

News   February 2017   AEPM asbl

[Nottingham, United Kingdom] Home must be found for printing collection of the Newark Millgate Museum From the Printing Historical Society occasional email newsletter, 11 February 2017 Mr Kevin Winter of Newark Museum writes: Newark Millgate Museum was opened in 1977 as a social history museum, which grew up around a working print room run by Roy Stephenson, […]

Encore sous pression… Atelier Michael Woolworth, Paris

News   February 2017   

[Exhibition: La Louvière, Belgium] Encore sous pression… Atelier Michael Woolworth Centre for Engravings & Prints, La Louvière (Belgium) 4 February – 7 May 2017 American-born, Michael Woolworth moved to Paris in 1979 and soon afterwards met Franck Bordas, who introduced him to the world of publishing and lithography. He learned on the job how to […]

Remembering George Clymer and the Columbian hand press

News   February 2017   AEPM asbl

Celebrate George Clymer and the Columbian hand press in 2017   A guest post from Robert Oldham on the opportunities presented by the two-hundredth anniversary of the production of the first Columbian hand presses in the UK in 1817. (Ad Lib Press, Turrialba, Costa Rica)   George Clymer, of Philadelphia USA, invented the Columbian hand […]

An important message from the president of SHARP

News   February 2017   AEPM asbl

From the President of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)   Dear colleagues, In light of the recent Executive Order signed by the US President resulting in an immigration ban that restricts the flow of scholarly communication and participation, the SHARP Board and Executive Committee have agreed to release the following […]

Leipzig Typotage 2017

News   12-14 May 2017   AEPM asbl

The Leipzig Typotage This year the 23rd edition of the Leipzig Typotage will take place on May 13. The one-day conference in the Leipzig printing museum will be devoted to the subject of ‘Writing and knowledge’. Seven speakers have been invited to approach the conference theme from different angles. The speakers include: Tobias-David Albert (Leipzig), Marcel Henry (Basel), Lisa Neuhalfen […]

Steendrukmuseum acquires ‘Album chromolithographic’ by Engelmann

News   January 2017   

Steendrukmuseum acquires one of the founding documents of chromolithography We are proud to annouce the addition of a very interesting and exciting supplement to the museum collection. It’s the ‘Album chromolithographique par Engelmann’ from 1837. The pictures show the album and a proud museum founder / curator Peter-Louis Vrijdag with the former owner of the album, Herwig […]