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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/.  

An account of the AEPM 2017 conference at the Museum of Typography

News   11-14 May 2017   AEPM asbl

Making (printing) history in Crete: the annual conference of the AEPM The 2017 edition of the AEPM’s annual conference was hosted by the Museum of Typography in Souda, next to the historic town of Chania in the North West of Crete. From 11-14 May, it brought together fifty-five participants from eleven countries including South Korea. […]

Linotype Basic Course

News   4 - 8 September 2017   AEPM asbl

In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to operate the Linotype, identify its most important parts and fix faults. Some small disassembly work is carried out so that you can apply the knowledge later on your own. There will also be some keyboard exercises and an introduction to the history of typesetting […]

Klingspor Museum new exhibition

News   till 9 July 2017   AEPM asbl

Flat, shallow? Not at all! Lithography highlights from the graphic collections at the municipal museums Offenbach am Main Double exhibition in both of the museums open until 9 July 2017 . Lithography is a thoroughly Offenbach issue. Nowhere could this graphique technique have been taken up earlier by visual artists. They started to do so just after 1800 […]

Wayzgoose event planned in Shipley, Yorkshire, UK

News   3 June 2017   

Wayzgoose event planned in Shipley, Yorkshire An announcement from a recent edition of the PrintWeek magazine in the UK prompted me to share the following information with members of the AEPM on the off-chance that anyone interested may wish to attend this event. A ‘northern wayzgoose’ is being organised over the summer by two Yorkshire-based exponents […]