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Baskerville in France

News   18-19 October 2018   AEPM asbl

[Amiens, France] Centre for Printing History and Culture You are cordially invited to a two-day international conference organised by the Centre for Printing History and Culture (Birmingham) in conjunction with École supérieure d’art et de design (Amiens) with the support of the Ministère de la Culture, and the Bibliographical Society. Venue Ministère de la culture […]

Lithographic hand press + standing press

News   September 2018   AEPM asbl

A lithographic hand press and a standing press are looking for a good home. Location: Ghent, Belgium. Contact: Phillipe Leybaert 0032 (0)475 71 61 57

IADM annual conference 2018

News   1-3 November 2018   AEPM asbl

IADM 2018 annual conference programme now on-line The programme of the annual meeting of the IADM (Internationalen Arbeitskreises für Druck- und Mediengeschichte) is now on-line. The conference will take place from 1st to 3rd November 2018 in the Gutenberg Museum (Mainz, Germany) on the theme: Johannes Gutenberg – the first ‘engineer’ of printing technology. New […]

Call for participants: XiloPrint 2019 Brazil

News   August 2018   AEPM asbl

[Campos do Jordão, Brazil] International exhibition: XiloPrint 2019 Brazil The Xylography Museum / Museu Casa da Xilogravura is looking for woodcut and wood engraving prints from all over the world. The  Xylography Museum / Museu Casa da Xilogravura invites all the engravers of the world who do not live in Brazil to take part in […]

Endless letterpress: the film!

News   July 2018   AEPM asbl

Endless letterpress A feature-length film by Pablo Pivetta and Nicolas Rodriguez Fuchs As Mark Twain once said, so might have Gutenberg: ‘The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated’. Hardly a day goes by but a new letterpress workshop opens somewhere in the world. And, surprise, surprise, they are usually run by young people, […]

Atelier Musée de l’imprimerie to open in September

News   September 2018   AEPM asbl

[Malesherbes, France] The biggest printing museum in Europe will open in September The eagerly-awaited opening of Europe’s largest printing museum – the Atelier Musée de l’imprimerie – has been announced for September. The Museum, created by Chantal and Jean-Paul Maury of the major French printing group of the same name, is located 70 km south […]

The Marcus Behmer Collection of the Klingspor Museum

News   12th July to 2nd September 2018   AEPM asbl

[Offenbach, Germany] Delphine in Offenbach. The Marcus Behmer Collection of the Klingspor Museum Exhibition at the Klingspor Museum 12th July to 2nd September 2018 Opening on 11th July at 7 pm Marcus Behmer (1879-1958) is one of the most important book illustrators in the first half of the 20th century. He also worked as a […]

A printing museum in the making at the University of Ioannina (Greece)

News   June 2018   AEPM asbl

[Ioannina, Greece] A printing museum in the making at the University of Ioannina Account of a visit to the collections of the University of Ioannina’s Museum of Typography and Graphic Arts Technology, by Alan Marshall.[1] See also the Museum of Typography photo album in the AEPM Flickr gallery. Ioannina is a small city with a […]

Conference: Letterpress printing in the digital era

News   19-20 July 2018   AEPM asbl

Letterpress printing: past, present, future University of Leeds, 19-20 July 2018 Organised by the Centre for the Comparative History of Print (Centre CHoP) and the Centre for Printing History and Cultures (CPHC) as part of the AHRC Research Network Letterpress Printing, this two-day conference explores the survival, legacy and relevance of letterpress printing in the digital […]

A new look for the Print and Playing Card Museum of Luxembourg

News   4 July 2018   AEPM asbl

[Grevenmacher, Luxembourg] Gutenberg revisited: new permanent exhibition on the history of print July 4th, 2018 marks the opening of a new permanent exhibition on the medium of print with new content in the Print and Playing Card Museum of Luxembourg. The exhibition entitled Gutenberg Revisited has been awarded the label 2018 Année Européenne du patrimoine […]

Penrith Museum of Printing re-opens

News   June 2018   AEPM asbl

[Penrith, Australia] Penrith Museum of Printing re-opens after extension work Guest post from Jürgen Wegner, editor of The shadowland newsletter, Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia. First published in The shadowland newsletter, n° 85, May 2018. The Penrith Museum of Printing — Penrith is a large suburb in the far west of Sydney, at the foot […]

AEPM 2018: like you were there!

News   24-26 May 2018   AEPM asbl

AEPM 2018 annual conference on Flickr The photo album of the AEPM 2018 conference which was hosted by the Imprenta Municipal – Artes del Libro is now on-line.

Symposium: Omnivore. The book and its potentials

News   19-21 July 2018   AEPM asbl

[Symposium, Offenbach, Germany/Deutschland] Omnivore. The book and its potentials Thursday July 19th till Saturday 21st 2018 / Donnerstag 19. bis Samstag 21. Juli 2018 Location / Ort: Klingspor Museum Offenbach & museum applied arts / angewandte kunst Frankfurt Debaters / Diskutanten: Tanja Prill, Christof Windgätter Programme Thursday 19th / Donnerstag 19.07.2018 2-6 pm / 14:00-18:00 […]

Record number of entries for the Museum of Typography’s poster competition

News   May 2018   AEPM asbl

[Cania, Crete, Greece] Museum of Typography’s 4th poster competition attracts a record number of entries 570 entries from 50 countries were submitted for the fourth poster competition organised by the Chania-based Typography Museum (Μουσείο Τυπογραφίας). Entries ended at midnight on Sunday 13 may. The number of entries was significantly higher than for previous editions of […]

Impressions of the Atelier du livre d’art et de l’estampe

News   May 2018   AEPM asbl

The living heritage of the French Imprimerie nationale Guest post from Armina Ghazaryan, Type & Press, Ghent, Belgium Facebook photo album of the visit During the Journées européennes des métiers d’art we took a trip to the North of France to visit the Atelier du livre d’art et de l’estampe (Groupe Imprimerie Nationale), currently situated […]

Exhibiton: Pangramme: learning type design

News   29 April - 15 July 2018   AEPM asbl

[Leipzig, Germany] Pangramme: learning type design 29 April – 15 July 2018 Pangramme: learning type design presents a kaleidoscope of contemporary typeface designs by young designers from all over the world. An international jury has selected 50 projects from 25 countries from a competition with around 200 submissions. The exhibition presents the typeface works, all […]

An important exhibition on photogravure printing

News   2 April - 15 June 2018   AEPM asbl

[Rochester, New York, United States] The luminous print: an appreciation of photogravure 2 April – 15 June 2018 RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection 90 Lomb Drive, Rochester, New York 14623-5604 Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m. Though photogravure, by its very name, is considered a modern photomechanical process, its origins date back to the […]

Call for submissions for the news session of the AEPM conference 2018

News   24-26 May 2018   AEPM asbl

[AEPM 2018] After printing: bookbinding as cultural heritage Submissions are invited for the news session of the AEPM annual conference which is being hosted by the Imprenta municipal – Artes del libro, Madrid, Spain, from the 24-26 May 2018. The conference offers a unique occasion to exchange ideas and discuss current practices with individuals and […]

Discover Alte Dombach historic paper mill

News   March 2018   AEPM asbl

The Alte Dombach paper mill historic site (Bergisch Gladbach) Another guest post from Jürgen Wegner of Sydney (Australia), and occasionally Europe, in his series of museum portraits. Originally published in The book ark, 94 (April 2018), p. [14-17]. The paper industry is perhaps no less important today and historically than the printing industry. For some […]

Printing museums. What’s in a name?

News   March 2018   AEPM asbl

Printing museums. What’s in a name? Some thoughts on what constitutes a printing museum by Alan Marshall, former director of the Musée de l’imprimerie et de la communication graphique (Lyon, France) and current chair of the AEPM. In the early years of the AEPM, life was simple. As the name indicated, we were an association […]