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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 […]

Printing history in the Museum of money in Madrid

News   May 2016   AEPM asbl

Club de gráficos eméritos The Club de Gráficos Eméritos organizes activities related to culture and printing in different contexts. Its latest visit, on May 27, was to the Casa de la Moneda Museum in Madrid, which is part of Fábrica  Nacional de Moneda y Timbre. The majority of members have had professional relations with the Spanish  […]

Alzamora Museum (Alzamora Group), Girona, Spain

News   May 2016   

Recently, a large delegation of Club Graficos Eméritos visited the excellent and spectacular printing museum established by the Alzamora Group at its facilities in Sant Joan les Fonts in Girona (Spain). The Alzamora Museum, designed and owned by Pere Alzamora i Carbonell, offers an educational journey through the history of printing, from the distant seventeenth century until […]

Bookbinding equipment for sale (Belgium)

News   May 2016   AEPM asbl

For more information contact : Vander Heyden & Fils Sprl Rue de Hamaide, 68 6890 Redu (in the Village du Livre, les “Hauts de Redu”) Belgium Tel. 061-65.60.17 Même machine sous un autre angle…

Annual Meeting of the Society of bibliophiles, Hamburg

News   26-30 May 2016   AEPM asbl

Invitation to the annual meeting of the Society of bibliophiles Hamburg, Germany, 26-30 May 2016 Programme of the 117th annual meeting of the oldest bibliophile society in Germany Registration is open until 9th May. Programme (in German).

The Printing Museum’s ambitious project (Wellington, New Zealand)

News   April 2016   AEPM asbl

The Printing Museum: thirty years young! A word from John Nixon, president of The Printing Museum, Wellington, New Zealand The Printing Museum (Wellington, New Zealand) began life over 30 years ago when a group of enthusiasts and professional printers began collecting items of historical and industrial interest. This was at a time when the era of letterpress, the […]

Summer School in hand-press printing, history and practice (Oxford, UK)

News   27 June - 1 July 2016   AEPM asbl

Printing history and practical printing at the Bodleian Library The Bodleian centre for the study of the book is offering a week-long course in printing history and practical printing, 27 June to 1 July, for researchers, librarians, and others who work with books from the hand-press period. Covering technical aspects of book production in the […]

A data base dedicated to historic printing presses

News   March 2016   AEPM asbl

Ex-Machina : a data base of printing presses The website of the Musée de l’imprimerie et de la communication graphique (Lyon, France) offers an extremely rich data base of historic printing presses from earliest times to the mid 20th century. Ex-Machina currently contains over 1200 types of press and can be searched by various crtieria such as printing process, manufacturer, country – either individually […]