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René Carcan international prize for print making

News   October 2016   AEPM asbl

3rd edition – call for entries The not-for-profit association « Espace René Carcan » as organizer of the René Carcan international prize for printmaking, has launched its 3rd call for entries, open to printmakers and students of printmaking, of any nationality and with no age limit. Established in 2014 to mark the 20th anniversary of the death […]

AEPM at the Jikji Festival in South Korea

News   31 August - 5 September 2016   AEPM asbl

The AEPM at the Jikji International Festival: an unforgettable experience! Thirty members of the AEPM made the trip to South Korea to take part in the inaugural meeting of the future International Association of Printing Museums which was held in Cheongju City on the 3 September 2016. The following account, by Sheza Moledina (Lyon, France), gives the flavour […]

From stone to chip. AEPM annual conference 2016

News   3-5 November 2016   AEPM asbl

Visit two great printing museums and meet people interested in collecting, restoring, preserving and exhibiting printing heritage materials! From stone to chip Dutch Lithography Museum Valkenswaard, 3-5 November 2016 Registration for the next annual conference of the AEPM is still open. The theme the AEPM’s conference (jointly organised this year with the IADM) is lithography but, as […]

Norwegian Graphic Museum receives important funding

News   September 2016   AEPM asbl

The city of Stavanger (Norway) receives substantial funding for the renewal of its Graphic Museum The Sparebankstiftelsen SR-Bank charitable foundation has announced its intention to grant 4.4 million Norwegian Krone (4,7 million euros) to the relocation and installation of the Norwegian printing museum (Norsk Grafisk Museum) in the city of Stavanger (Norway). The Museum, which was founded in […]

Cheongju Early printing museum on Flickr

News   September 2016   AEPM asbl

A new addition to the AEPM Flickr gallery of printing museums The Early printing museum (Cheongju, South Korea) has just been added to the AEPM’s gallery of printing museums on Flickr. There are now 21 museums in our Flickr gallery: Belgium – Plantin-Moretus museum (Antwerp) – Speelkarten museum (Turnhout) Colombia – Museum of graphic arts […]

Change in board Dutch Museum of Lithography (Nederlands Steendrukmuseum)

News   August 2016   

The Nederlands Steendrukmuseum looks ahead and that includes rejuvenation and diversity of the board. The museum, after a period of preparation, can proudly introduce four new board members: Mrs Jacqueline Slagter, Architect, graduated from TU / Eindhoven. Mrs Lisette Almering-Strik, Graduated and active at the Open University, Faculty of Cultural Studies. Mr Henk Hanneman, Graduated TU / Eindhoven, […]

Rare publication by Peter Senefelder added to collection …

News   July 2016   

Today the Nederlands Steendrukmuseum (Dutch Museum of lithography) in Valkenswaard, Netherlands, added a rare book to it’s steadily growing collection. It is a copy of the the drama ‘Das Urteil des Paris’ published in 1785 by Peter Senefelder, the father of Alois Senefelder (inventor of lithography). In the book also was found a handwritten letter […]

GRID Graphic Museum in danger

News   July 2016   AEPM asbl

[Groningen, The Netherlands] Local authorities threaten to cut subsidies to the GRID Graphic Museum This week we unfortunately received a disturbing message. Our local municipal and county authorities have decided to ignore the positive advice from the local Arts Council that the GRID Graphic Museum in Groningen should be subsidized. This would mean that for […]

Poster contest, Museum of typography, Chania, Greece

News   June 2016   

3rd poster contest organized by the Museum of typography The “Museum of Typography”, in Chania, Crete, invites once again professionals, students and amateurs of graphic and visual arts, but also people with innovative ideas that can turn them into a poster, to participate in the 3nd international poster contest about typography. As the greek word “τυπογραφία” […]

Call for papers: From craft to technology and back again

News   30-31 March 2017   AEPM asbl

Reminder call for papers Centre for Printing History and Culture Printing Historical Society, UK The National Print Museum, Ireland From craft to technology and back again: print’s progress in the twentieth century 30-31 March 2017, National Print Museum, Dublin, Ireland Deadline for proposals: 30 June 2016 Guest speakers Professor Michael Twyman, University of Reading, Industrial […]