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Printing museums: records of civilization

News   July 2017   AEPM asbl

Yannis A. Phillis: Printing museums – records of civilization If you didn’t make it to Chania for this year’s annual AEPM conference, Yannis A. Phillis’ talk is now available on-line HERE. Yannis A. Phillis received his diploma in electrical and mechanical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece in 1973 and his Ph.D. in […]

Exhibition: Declaring reason

News   Till 24 September 2017   AEPM asbl

Kars Veling opens ‘political’ exhibition ‘Declaring reason’ in Museum Meermanno| House of the book On Friday afternoon, 2nd of June, philosopher Kars Veling, former head of ProDemos and Member of Parliament, opened the exhibition ‘Declaring Reason – KABK Graphic Design Students Decipher Political Books’. Kars Veling, who is also a member of the museum’s supervisory […]

Poster exchange offer

News   June 2017   AEPM asbl

Interested in exchanging posters from your collections? PosterArc in Amsterdam with total holdings of 120,000 international posters on political-social issues, theatre, film, the Cold War, European integration process, global health and HIV/AIDS, etc. has de-accessioned about 20,000 duplicates from most of these thematic collections and is interested to discuss exchanging them with other institutions who […]

Discover the Book Art Museum, Lodz, Poland

News   June 2017   AEPM asbl

A printing museum unique of its kind The Book Art Museum is a venue moving your imagination and mind. Trespassing the threshold a following question is usually asked: „where is the museum?” “Wait a minute. It will come” – this is what the hosts, “the mobile monuments of the past epoch”, usually answer and bring […]

Rare Caxton pages found

News   June 2017   

Rare 15th-century printed pages by Caxton discovered by researcher Posted by Charles Hull. This article is by Tania Mason, Tuesday 09 May 2017 – the Copyright of PrintWeek magazine is acknowledged. Thank you for use of this information. A librarian at the University of Reading has unearthed one of the oldest surviving pages ever printed, […]

5th Type Festival, Dresden

News   17-18 June 2017   AEPM asbl

5th Type Festival at the Offizin Haag-Drugulin Dresden 17 – 18 June 2017 Only seven days left until the traditional Type Festival (Schriftenfest) will take place at Offizin Haag-Drugulin in Dresden. Types by Justus Erich Walbaum and the topic legibility are in focus this year. Registration for this event is still open at our website […]

Printing exhibition: Industrial Museum of Hermoupolis

News   7 juin - mid-August   AEPM asbl

[Island of Syros, Greece] The history of printing on the island of Syros If you happen to find yourself on Syros, capital of the Cyclades, between now and mid-August be sure to take the time to visit the Industrial museum of Hermoupolis which is currently showing an exhibition about the history of printing on the island. […]

Making history in images

News   11-14 May 2017   AEPM asbl

The photo album of the AEPM’s recent annual conference at the Museum of Typography in Chania (Crete) is now online in our Flickr gallery.

A conference of interest to printing museums

News   21 September 2017   AEPM asbl

Call for papers: deadline 30 June Blocks, plates, stones: matrices/printing surfaces in research and collections 21 September 2017 (Senate House, London; reception at British Academy) Deadline: 30 June 2017, via http://bit.ly/BlocksPlatesStones-Submit Details: http://bit.ly/BlocksPlatesStones Convenor: Dr Elizabeth Savage (Institute of English Studies) Keynote roundtable Dr Richard S Field (Yale) Prof James Mosley (Institute of English Studies) Dr 
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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/.