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Letterpress printing in Korean and Chinese

News   November 2017   AEPM asbl

Discover the BookCity Letterpress Workshop Paju City, South Korea. The latest addition to the AEPM’s Flickr gallery.   The BookCity Letterpress Workshop is located a ninety-minute bus ride north of Seoul in Paju City not far from the Demilitarized Zone which marks the frontier with South Korea’s prickly northern neighbour. Paju BookCity is the hub […]

Baskerville in France

News   18 - 19 October 2018   AEPM asbl

[Call for papers] École supérieure d’art et de design d’Amiens (ESAD) Centre for Printing History & Culture (CPHC) Baskerville in France 18 – 19 October 2018 Amiens, France Closing date for proposals: 31 January 2018 In conjunction with L’École supérieure d’art et de design d’Amiens (ESAD), the Centre for Printing History & Culture (CPHC) is organising […]

Printing in the Czech National Technical Museum

News   November 2017   AEPM asbl

Say ‘tiskařství’! The on-line printing magazine has just posted an interesting photo-reportage about the extensive printing section of the Czech National Technical Museum (Národní technické muzeum) in Prague (Czech Republic). It’s worth the detour… You can also consult the Museum’s website at :

Sabine Golde. Künstlerbücher carivari

News   3. November 2017 bis 14. Januar 2018   AEPM asbl

Sabine Golde. Künstlerbücher carivari Ausstellung vom 3. November 2017 bis 14. Januar 2018 Museum für Druckkunst Leipzig Eröffnung am 2. November 2017, 18 Uhr Das Buch als Bühne, auf der Worte inszeniert werden. Künstlerbücher als Behältnisse, um einen Kontext zwischen Text und Bild zu schaffen und als Objekt haptisch fassbar zu machen, das ist das […]

Xtra small. Miniature books in Museum Meermanno

News   3 October 2017 - 7 January 2018   AEPM asbl

Exhibition Xtra small. Miniature books in Museum Meermanno From 3 October 2017 through 7 January 2018 Museum Meermanno will show more than five hundred miniature books in the small, but impressive exhibition ‘Xtra small’. What is a miniature book ? Miniature books fit in the palm of your hand and sometimes even on the tip […]

An essential resource if you are involved in papermaking

News   September 2017   AEPM asbl

Paper and watermarks as bibliographical evidence The second edition, completely revised, of Paper and watermarks as bibliographical evidence by Neil Harris is now available on the Institut d’histoire du livre‘s website. This essential resource is a bibliographical guide to the principal texts and images which deal with traditional techniques of paper making. It was originally written […]

International Senefelder Foundation: lithography conference 2017

News   5-6 December 2017   AEPM asbl

Lithography conference 2017 Quo vadis: saxa loquuntur The International Senefelder-Foundation (ISS) is organizing its first colloquium in Offenbach on the 5th/6th of December – the annual Lithography Day. The aim of event is to inform about all activities of lithography 200 years ago, after the publication of the first textbook by Alois Senefelder. Program 05.12.2017 […]

Workshop: The state of historical letterpress printing

News   29 September 2017   AEPM asbl

The State of Historical Letterpress Printing Winterbourne House and Garden Birmingham, UK 29 September 2017 This one-day workshop examines the survival and use of historical printing presses and type.  It considers how and why equipment has survived, as well as the state in which it can often be found. The goal of the workshop is to […]

Museu Casa da Xilogravura (Brazil): thirty years young!

News   2017   AEPM asbl

The Brazilian Museum of Xylography is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this year The Xylography Museum, founded at 1987 in Campos do Jordão, Brazil, has completed thirty years of activities. It has grown from the original three exhibition rooms to the present thirty rooms. Its collections now include more than a thousand artists from Brazil and […]

Conference: Blocks plates stones

News   21 September 2017   AEPM asbl

Blocks plates stones: matrices/printing surfaces in research and collections 21 September 2017, Courtauld Institute of Art, London (reception at British Academy) Details and programme: Convenor: Dr Elizabeth Savage (Institute of English Studies) A deeply interdisciplinary conference, BLOCKS PLATES STONES will survey the state of research into cut woodblocks, intaglio plates, lithographic stones, and other matrices/printing surfaces. […]

Niki Sioki: Outside the printing museum

News   11-14 May 2017   AEPM asbl

[Now online] Niki Sioki Outside the printing museum: printed ephemera in Cyprus local museum collections The talk which Niki Siokis gave at the last AEPM annual conference, organised by the Museum of Typography at Chania last May, is now online HERE.   Niki Sioki is Assistant Professor at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, where she teaches typography, print […]

Patrick Goossens: Collecting and the true craft of historic printing technology

News   11-14 May 2017   AEPM asbl

Patrick Goossens Collecting and the true craft of historic printing technology The talk which Patrick Goossens gave at the AEPM’s annual conference, Making history: collectors, collections and the cultural role of printing museums, hosted by the Museum of Typography in Chania in May, is now online HERE. Patrick Goossens has been closely involved with the Plantin-Moretus […]

Leros Printing Museum

News   July 2017   AEPM asbl

[Leros, Greece] Small is beautiful: Μουσείο Λεριακου Τύπου Printing museums can turn up in the most unexpected places. This one is to be found on the beautiful Greek island of Leros in the Dodecanese in the southern Aegean, just off the Turkish coast. It’s part of the Bellenis Museum of local history in the small seaside town of […]

How print became heritage: 150 years of printing museums

News   July 2017   AEPM asbl

Alan Marshall: How print became heritage: 150 years of printing museums If you didn’t make it to Chania for this year’s annual AEPM conference, Alan Marshall’s talk is now available on-line HERE.   Alan Marshall worked in printing and publishing for twenty years in Britain, then in France, contributing regularly to the trade press on various […]

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 […]