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2016 in review, perspectives for 2017

News   13 May 2017   AEPM asbl

What has the AEPM been up to lately? The minutes of the annual general meeting of the AEPM which was held in Chania (Crete, Greece) on the 13th May are now online at http://www.aepm.eu/archive/annual-general-meeting-2017-chania-greece/.  

An account of the AEPM 2017 conference at the Museum of Typography

News   11-14 May 2017   AEPM asbl

Making (printing) history in Crete: the annual conference of the AEPM The 2017 edition of the AEPM’s annual conference was hosted by the Museum of Typography in Souda, next to the historic town of Chania in the North West of Crete. From 11-14 May, it brought together fifty-five participants from eleven countries including South Korea. […]

Linotype Basic Course

News   4 - 8 September 2017   AEPM asbl

In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to operate the Linotype, identify its most important parts and fix faults. Some small disassembly work is carried out so that you can apply the knowledge later on your own. There will also be some keyboard exercises and an introduction to the history of typesetting […]

Klingspor Museum new exhibition

News   till 9 July 2017   AEPM asbl

Flat, shallow? Not at all! Lithography highlights from the graphic collections at the municipal museums Offenbach am Main Double exhibition in both of the museums open until 9 July 2017 . Lithography is a thoroughly Offenbach issue. Nowhere could this graphique technique have been taken up earlier by visual artists. They started to do so just after 1800 […]

Wayzgoose event planned in Shipley, Yorkshire, UK

News   3 June 2017   

Wayzgoose event planned in Shipley, Yorkshire An announcement from a recent edition of the PrintWeek magazine in the UK prompted me to share the following information with members of the AEPM on the off-chance that anyone interested may wish to attend this event. A ‘northern wayzgoose’ is being organised over the summer by two Yorkshire-based exponents […]

Museum of Typography receives prestigious award

News   April 2017   AEPM asbl

[Greece] Museum receives honorary ΕΒΓΕ award for Cultural Contribution Τhe Museum of Typography’s contribution to the evolution and preservation of the graphic arts was celebrated during the awards ceremony of the Greek Graphic Design and Illustration Awards (ΕΒΓΕ), organized annually by the magazine +Design, under the auspices of the Greek Graphic Designers Association. The event […]

Discover the Museum of typography, Cania, Greece

News   March 2017   AEPM asbl

Museum of Typography, host to the AEPM 2017 annual conference Unique in Greece, the Museum of Typography, which is hosting this year’s annual AEPM conference, is dedicated to the art that changed the course of history: typography. The Greek word “τυπογραφία” means both typography and printing, both of which are amply covered by the Museum which is […]

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 […]